Kent State vs Eastern Michigan Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/18/2020
Game: Kent State Golden Flashes vs Eastern Michigan Eagles
Date: Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Location: EMU Convocation Center in Ypsilanti, MI
Odds/Point Spread: Eastern Michigan +2
The Kent State Golden Flashes head to EMU Convocation Center to take on the Eastern Michigan Eagles on Tuesday, February 18, 2020. The opening line for this game has Kent State as 2 point favorites.
Kent State heads into this matchup with a mark of 17-8. They currently have a point differential of 8.0 as they are averaging 76.3 points per contest while giving up 68.2 per game. Eastern Michigan has an overall record of 14-11. They are averaging 65.1 points per game and surrendering 62.6, good for a point differential of 2.5.
Valuable Kent State Golden Flashes Betting Trends
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 11-11-1 against the spread this season
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 11-11-1 against the over/under this year
Important Eastern Michigan Eagles Betting Trends
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 12-9-0 against the spread this season
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 7-14-0 against the over/under this year
Key Kent State Golden Flashes Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Eastern Michigan Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Danny Pippen comes into this game averaging 13.8 points per contest while playing 28.6 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 77%. Antonio Williams averages 13.6 points per contest in 29.3 minutes per game. He averages 3.7 assists per game and 3.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% for the season while his free throw percentage is 64%.
Ty Groce scores 11.5 points per contest while playing 31.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.5 rebounds per contest and has 2.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 73%. Boubacar Toure averages 10.9 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 26.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 9.1 rebounds per game and has 0.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 69% and his free throw percentage is 44%.
Useful Team Statistics
Kent State averages 76.3 points per contest, which is 55th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 8.0 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 96th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 61st in the nation. They average 36.0 boards per contest and 13.8 assists per game, which ranks them 141st and 120th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 257th with 12.3 per game. The Golden Flashes allow 68.2 points per contest, which is 145th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 79th and 226th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.7 rebounds a game which ranks 217th, and they allow 12.6 assists per game which puts them in 182nd place in the country. They force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 256th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Eastern Michigan is 315th in the nation with 65.1 points per contest this season. They are 232nd in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 2.5. They shoot 29% from beyond the arc, which is good for 335th in the NCAA. They are 217th in D-1 in rebounding with 34.8 boards per contest and 344th in assists per game with 9.9. The Eagles are 39th in turnovers per contest with 15.2. The Eagles give up 62.6 points per game, which ranks them 28th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 69th and 259th in those defensive statistics. They rank 247th with 13.6 dimes allowed per game and 201st with 35.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Eagles are 339th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 17.5 per contest this year.
The Golden Flashes have an offensive rating of 107.8, which is ranked 51st. They are 142nd in college basketball in pace with 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 66th. As a unit they are 76th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 90th in D-1. Kent State is 271st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions.
Eastern Michigan is 27th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.2 times per 100 possessions. The Eagles have an offensive rating of 94.8, which is ranked 314th. They are 225th in D-1 in pace with 68.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 266th. As a unit they are 274th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 179th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Kent State/Eastern Michigan college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Kent State -2
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