Check out our free Bowling Green vs Kent State pick and preview for this NCAA Basketball game in Kent. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this College Basketball matchup.
Bowling Green vs Kent State Pick & Preview: Tuesday, February 7th Betting Odds
Falcons vs Golden Flashes Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Bowling Green Falcons at Kent State Golden Flashes
- Where: Kent at MAC Center
- Date: Tuesday, February 7th
- Betting Odds: Bowling Green +14, BOWLGR +726 | KENTST -1238 O/U 147.5
Bowling Green will take the floor against the Golden Flashes with an overall record of 10-13. So far, the Falcons have played 11 games on the road, with a record of 4-7. For the season, Bowling Green has been the underdog in 12 games, sitting with a mark of 3-9. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Falcons being +14 point underdogs.
Bowling Green’s leading scorer this season is Leon Ayers III, who is averaging 18.61 points per contest. So far, III has accounted for 21.39% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 4.13 rebounds per game and 3.26 assists. Samari Curtis is the second leading scorer for the Falcons, averaging 12.0 points per game. Between him and Curtis, they are accounting for 34.6% of the team’s scoring.
Bowling Green comes into today’s matchup vs Kent State, looking to continue their strong offensive play, as they are averaging 80.3 points per game. Through 23 games, they have hit 43.5% of their field goal attempts. In terms of pace, the Falcons have preferred to slow the game down, ranking 226th in possessions per game.
Golden Flashes Preview:
Kent State will take the floor against the Falcons with an overall record of 18-5. So far this season, Kent State has played 11 games at home, sitting with a record of 11-0. The Golden Flashes’ are sitting with a betting line that is -14 points in their favor. For the season, Kent State has been favored to win in 17 games, sitting with a mark of 15-2.
Kent State’s leading scorer this season is Sincere Carry, who is averaging 17.13 points per contest. So far, Carry has accounted for 22.97% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 3.43 rebounds per game and 4.87 assists. Malique Jacobs is the second leading scorer for the Golden Flashes, averaging 12.18 points per game. Between him and Jacobs, they are accounting for 38.6% of the team’s scoring.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Kent State this season, as they are currently ranked 197th in college basketball at 71.0 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Golden Flashes’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 33.0%, placing them 325th in the NCAA.
Free Spread Prediction: Bowling Green Falcons +14
In our analysis of this matchup, we believe that Kent State’s fast-paced style of play will give them an advantage against the Bowling Green Falcons, who prefer a slower game. Despite the large -14 point spread, the Golden Flashes’ fast-paced style should play a large role in them cruising to an easy victory. We recommend betting on Kent State to not only win but also cover the spread against Bowling Green.