Ohio Bobcats vs Kent State Golden Flashes Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/15/2020
Game: Ohio Bobcats vs Kent State Golden Flashes
Date: Saturday, February 15, 2020
Location: Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center in Kent, OH
Odds/Point Spread: Kent State -8
The Ohio Bobcats head to Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center to take on the Kent State Golden Flashes on Saturday, February 15, 2020. The opening line for this game has Kent State as 8 point favorites.
Ohio heads into this matchup with a mark of 12-12. They currently have a point differential of 2.9 as they are averaging 70.9 points per contest while giving up 68.0 per game. Kent State has an overall record of 16-8. They are averaging 75.8 points per game and surrendering 68.1, good for a point differential of 7.8.
Valuable Ohio Bobcats Betting Trends
The Ohio Bobcats are 11-11-0 against the spread this season
The Ohio Bobcats are 11-11-0 against the over/under this year
Important Kent State Golden Flashes Betting Trends
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 10-11-1 against the spread this season
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 10-11-1 against the over/under this year
Key Ohio Bobcats Injuries
02/11/20 F Mason McMurray Foot is questionable
01/09/20 F Marvin Price Personal is out for season
Key Kent State Golden Flashes Injuries
02/07/20 G Giovanni Santiago Concussion is questionable
Ben Vander Plas averages 15.6 points per contest in 32.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.5 assists per game and 7.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% for the season while his free throw percentage is 56%. Jason Preston comes into this game averaging 16.0 points per contest while playing 37.6 minutes per night. He grabs 6.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 7.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Antonio Williams averages 13.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 29.0 minutes per game. He also hauls in 3.8 rebounds per game and dishes 3.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 64%. Danny Pippen scores 14.1 points per contest while playing 29.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.3 rebounds per contest and has 1.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bobcats allow 68.0 points per contest which is 140th in the country. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 142nd and 176th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.8 rebounds a game which ranks 116th, and they allow 11.0 assists per game which puts them in 55th place in D-1. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 131st in Division 1. Ohio averages 70.9 points per contest, which is 190th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 2.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 127th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 147th in the nation. They average 35.7 boards per contest and 14.5 assists per game, which ranks them 167th and 73rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 195th with 13.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Flashes give up 68.1 points per game, which ranks them 144th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 65th and 223rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 162nd with 12.3 dimes allowed per game and 232nd with 35.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Golden Flashes are 248th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.3 per contest. Kent State is 66th in the country with 75.8 points per contest this season. They are 106th in D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 7.8. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 108th in the country. They are 125th in the nation in rebounding with 36.4 boards per contest and 126th in assists per game with 13.8. The Golden Flashes are 271st in turnovers per contest with 12.2.
The Bobcats are 145th in the nation in offensive rating with 103. In terms of pace they are 224th in the country with 68.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 93rd. As a team they are 132nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 71st in Division 1. Ohio is 171st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions.
Kent State is 283rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions. The Golden Flashes are 66th in the country in offensive rating with 107.2. In terms of pace they are 146th in Division 1 with 70 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 82nd. As a team they are 103rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 104th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Ohio +8 and over 138.5 total points
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