Bowling Green Falcons vs Kent State Golden Flashes Prediction, 2/7/2023 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Bowling Green Falcons vs Kent State Golden Flashes
Date: Tuesday, February 7, 2023
Location: M.A.C. Center in Kent, OH
M.A.C. Center is the location where the Kent State Golden Flashes (18-5) will take on the Bowling Green Falcons (10-13) on Tuesday.
The Bowling Green Falcons faced Northern Illinois and walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 86-78 in their last game. Bowling Green ended having earned a 49.2% FG percentage (30 of 61) and converted 4 of 17 shots from downtown. At the charity stripe, the Falcons buried 14 of 24 tries for a percentage of 58.3%. Regarding pulling down boards, they earned a total of 29 with 11 of them being offensive. They also doled out 15 assists in the game while forcing 8 turnovers and having 5 steals. When it comes to defense, Bowling Green allowed 53.3% from the floor on 32 of 60 shooting. Northern Illinois distributed 21 assists and had 1 steal for the contest. Moreover, Northern Illinois had 32 rebounds (7 offensive, 25 defensive), but wasn't able to record a block. Northern Illinois walked away from this one shooting 70.6% when shooting free throws by burying 12 of their 17 attempts. They made 10 out of their 27 attempts from long range. In the matter of fouls, the Falcons ended up finishing with 18 while Northern Illinois racked up 19 fouls.
Chandler Turner is one player who was a major contributor in this matchup. He finished the game at 66.7% from the floor and also totaled 2 assists. He was on the court for 33 minutes and collected 5 boards. He totaled 21 points on 8 out of 12 shooting.
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Bowling Green enters this one with a win-loss record of 10-13 for the year. They turn it over 11.8 times per contest and as a team they commit 17.1 fouls on a nightly basis. As a team, Bowling Green is pulling down 36.8 rebounds per game and has 331 dimes this year, which has them ranked 132nd in D-1 in terms of passing the ball. The Falcons are connecting on 35.0% on three-point shots (171 of 489) and 74.3% from the charity stripe. They have an average of 77.3 pts per contest (52nd in college hoops) while hitting 45.8% from the floor.
When they are on defense, the Falcons are forcing 11.1 turnovers every game while drawing 17.6 personal fouls. They are 254th in college basketball in giving up assists to their opponents with 325 conceded this year. The Falcons are giving up a FG percentage of 45.5% (635 of 1,395) and they surrender 34.7 rebounds per contest as a unit. They are surrendering 35.0% on shots from beyond the arc and they are ranked 346th in college basketball in PPG from their opponents (77.1).
For their last game, the Kent State Golden Flashes took a defeat with a final score of 67-55 against Akron. Concerning attacking the glass, Kent State allowed Akron to collect 30 in all (6 offensive). They shot 40.9% from behind the 3-point line by shooting 9 of 22 and finished the game at 20 of 25 from the free throw line (80.0%). The Golden Flashes allowed Akron to make 19 of their 45 attempts from the floor which had them sitting at 42.2% in this contest. Overall, the Golden Flashes went 21 for 56 from the floor which gave them a rate of 37.5%. With respect to shooting from beyond the arc, Kent State made 6 out of 26 attempts (23.1%). They were able to convert 7 of the free throws for a percentage of 63.6%. Akron committed 14 fouls in this matchup which got the Golden Flashes to the charity stripe for a total of 11 attempts. They gave up possession of the ball 11 times, while recording 7 steals in this game. The Golden Flashes recorded 13 defensive boards and 6 offensive rebounds for a total of 19 for the game.
Sincere Carry ended up being a major contributor for the Golden Flashes for the game. He scored 15 points in his 40 minutes on the court and earned 3 dimes for the contest. He knocked down 5 of 17 in this game for a rate of 29.4%, and tallied 5 rebounds.
Kent State has a win-loss record of 18-5 this year. The Golden Flashes commit 19.0 personal fouls every game and they go 72.9% from the charity stripe. They are earning an assist 12.1 times per contest (278th in college basketball) and they cough up possession 11.1 times per game. Kent State has accumulated 1,715 points so far this year (74.6 per contest) and they pull in 34.9 boards per contest. As an offensive unit, the Golden Flashes are shooting 44.2% from the field, which is 210th in the nation.
The Golden Flashes are ranked 44th in the country in points allowed per game with 64.1. They are forcing 16.4 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 39.5% from the floor (17th in college basketball). The Kent State defense allows 31.8% on three-point shots (165 of 519) and opponents are converting on 70.1% of their shots from the free throw line. They give up 11.3 assists and 36.3 total rebounds per game, which has them ranked 80th and 297th in D-1.
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Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Kent State
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