The Bowling Green Falcons (21-8, 12-4 MAC) will travel to Memorial A & C Center to meet the Kent State Golden Flashes (18-11, 8-8 MAC) in their home finale. Action gets underway at 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday, March 3, 2020.
Bowling Green Falcons vs. Kent State Golden Flashes Betting Preview
In the Falcons’ last matchup, they were blown out by the Miami (OH) RedHawks, 73-55. With 26 points on 7-for-11 shooting, Daeqwon Plowden was the game’s leading scorer. Miami (OH) held the Falcons to an offensive rebounding percentage of 11.8 (below their season average of 28.5). Bowling Green, meanwhile, did a terrific job of converting from the charity stripe (12-15; 80.0 percent).
The Golden Flashes are trying to rebound after their 76-69 loss to the Ohio Bobcats in their last game. Antonio Williams was the top scorer from either team with 22 points on 7-for-16 shooting. Ohio did a fantastic job of converting from the charity stripe (25-32; 78.1 percent). Kent State, on the other hand, held the Bobcats to an offensive rebounding percentage of 13.3 (below their season average of 27.3).
Kent State appears to have the edge on the offensive side of the ball. The Golden Flashes rank 69th in offensive efficiency, while Bowling Green ranks 192nd in defensive efficiency.
These two teams have already met once this season. The Golden Flashes won 79-61. The Golden Flashes dominated nearly every stat category in the game. They had a free throw rate of 0.183 and a great effective field goal percentage of 0.567. For those same stats, the Falcons put up marks of 0.097 and 0.444, respectively. Williams was the game’s leading scorer with 22 points.
Bowling Green Falcons at Kent State Golden Flashes Free Prediction
Pick: SU Winner – Kent State, ATS Winner – Kent State, O/U – Over
The Falcons rank 23rd in assists allowed per game (10.2) while the Golden Flashes rank 135th (12.7).
Kent State allows the 25th-fewest steals per game (5.2) while Bowling Green ranks 40th (5.5).
Kent State averages 24.9 three pointers per game, which ranks 52nd in the country. Bowling Green ranks 227th in three pointers allowed per game (23.7).
The Golden Flashes rank 48th in blocks per game (4.2) while the Falcons rank 191st (2.2).
Bowling Green averages 39.9 rebounds per game, which ranks 21st in the country. Kent State ranks 160th in rebounds allowed per game (35.3).
The Golden Flashes have been outscored by an average of 1.2 points in their last five games. On the season, Kent State has defeated opponents by an average of 6.2 points.
During their last five games, the Falcons have scored an average of 66.2 points per game (8.2 below their season average) and allowed an average of 67.8 points per game (4.2 below their season average).