Kent State at Ohio 1/15/19 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions

Game: Ohio Bobcats vs Kent State Golden Flashes
Date & Time: 1/16/2019, 12:00 AM UTC
Latest Odds: OHIO -3.5 Total 142
TV Channel: ESPN+

Kent State and Ohio are both 1-2 in the MAC and need to win in order to stay in the chase for the MAC title. Kent State is 12-4 overall but has lost two of its last three games. The Golden Flashes have wins over Vanderbilt and Oregon State to their credit. Oho is 9-6. The Bobcats won the last game after losing the first two conference games. Kent State has had five games decided by four or fewer points and won all of them. Ohio has had three like that, and also won them all.

Last year they split two games, with both winning on their home court.

Jaylin Walker leads Kent State with 21.8 points per game. He leads the team with 43 three-pointers and is shooting 48 percent from that range. Jalen Avery is averaging 12.5 points and has made 39 three-pointers. Two more are averaging in double figures. The Golden Flashes have made 137 three-pointers are and shooting 36 percent from there. Kent State is shooting 44 percent overall. Kent State averages 11 turnovers.
Ohio has just 90 three-pointers and is shooting 30 percent on them. Jason Carter is averaging 17.3 points and 6.8 rebounds. Teyvion Kirk is averaging 16.6 points and 6.4 rebounds. Dout Taylor is averaging eight points and 8.3 rebounds. Ben Vander Plas has made 28 three-pointers and Gavin Block has 21. Taylor is the only player shooting better than 50 percent overall. The Bobcats are averaging 16 turnovers and are shooting 44 percent overall.

Odds Table

Betting Trends

Golden Flashes are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games following a straight up loss.
Bobcats are 9-19-1 ATS in their last 29 games following a ATS win.
Over is 6-2 in Golden Flashes last 8 overall.
Under is 8-2 in Bobcats last 10 games following a straight up win.

Free NCAA Basketball Pick: Ohio Bobcats -3.5

Traveling to Athens, OH is not easy and think that makes the home court edge even more important for Ohio. Love the Bobcats to jump out early and pull away late as Ohio gets much needed win tonight. Final Score Prediction, Ohio Bobcats win and cover ATS 76-67.



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