|Game||Miami Ohio Redhawks vs Kent State Golden Flashes|
|Date & Time||Tuesday January 14, 2020, 7:00 PM (EST)|
Millett Hall Oxford, OH
KENT -4.5 O/U 150.5
The Kent State Golden Flashes are set to visit Millett Hall in Oxford, Ohio for a MAC clash against the Miami (OH) RedHawks. The Kent State Golden Flashes come into this matchup with a 13-3 record, and they will be looking to continue their success after winning their recent home game against the Central Michigan Chippewas, 79-73. Leading the way for the Kent State Golden Flashes was senior guard Antonio Williams as he recorded 23 points, 4 rebounds, and 4 assists. Joining Williams in the backcourt was senior guard Troy Simons who had a productive outing for the Golden Flashes as he pitched in 13 points.
The Kent State Golden Flashes had a good shooting game against the Central Michigan Chippewas as they connected on 27 of their 59 field goal attempts (45.8%), and they were solid from behind the three-point line (42.9%). The Kent State Golden Flashes lost the turnover battle against the Central Michigan Chippewas (15-13), but they edged out the Chippewas in the rebounding department (42-34).
The Miami (OH) RedHawks come into this matchup with a 7-9 record, and they will be looking to rebound after dropping their recent home game against the Buffalo Bulls, 83-78. Leading the way for the Miami (OH) RedHawks was junior forward Dalonte Brown as he recorded 18 points and 7 rebounds. Sophomore guard Isaiah Coleman-Lands had a productive outing off the bench for the RedHawks as he pitched in 13 points and 3 rebounds.
The Miami (OH) RedHawks had a solid shooting game against the Buffalo Bulls as they connected on 27 of their 64 field goal attempts (42.2%), but they were slightly worse from behind the three-point line (31.8%). The Miami (OH) RedHawks lost the turnover battle against the Buffalo Bulls (13-12), and they were edged out by the Bulls in the rebounding department (43-40).
Recent Betting Trends
- Golden Flashes are 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS loss.
- Over is 6-2 in Golden Flashes last 8 overall.
- Red Hawks are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games overall.
- Under is 23-8-1 in Red Hawks last 32 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600.
The Kent State Golden Flashes are currently the top team in the MAC as they bring a 13-3 record into this matchup with a perfect mark in conference play, and they should be able to continue their success against an under matched Miami (OH) team. The Golden Flashes have been one of the top-scoring teams in the country as they are averaging 80.3 PPG, and they shouldn’t have much of a problem scoring on the RedHawks as they are allowing an average of 72.7 PPG. Kent State has a ton of scoring depth as 5 different guys are averaging over 11 PPG, but Miami (OH) doesn’t have the same luxury as only 2 guys are averaging over 10 PPG. The Golden Flashes are well-rounded on both sides of the court, and they will pull this game out on the road. Final Score Prediction, Kent State Golden Flashes win and cover ATS 76-69.