Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Golden Flashes versus the Falcons? Tip off is at at 5:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on CBSS. The game will be played at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, OH. Kent State is favored by -2 in this Mid-American conference contest against Bowling Green. The game’s over/under currently sits at 140 points.

KENT STATE GOLDEN FLASHES VS BOWLING GREEN FALCONS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Bowling Green Falcons +2

This game will be played at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse at 5:00 ET on Friday, March 15th.

WHY BET THE BOWLING GREEN FALCONS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Falcons.
  • Not only will Bowling Green pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +2.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 140 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Will the Golden Flashes Defense Show Up in Cleveland?

With a record of 15-16, Kent State has gone 8-10 in Mid-American Conference play compared to their 7-6 non-conference mark. As the favorite, the Golden Flashes are 10-10, and they are 6-10 on the road this season.

Most recently, Kent State defeated Toledo by a score of 67-59. Over their last 10 games on the road, the Golden Flashes have gone 4-6, and they are 1-4 in their last five road matchups.

As the favorite this year, Kent State has gone just 7-13 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Golden Flashes have an ATS mark of 3-7. On the road, Kent State is 6-10 ATS this season and 4-6 in their last 10 road games vs. the spread.

Kent State’s over/under record this season is 17-12 and the average scoring total in their games is 146.9. Today’s over/under line of 140 is lower than the average OU line in their games (144.8). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 142 points and their OU record during this span is 2-1.

Against Toledo, the Kent State had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 75.3 points per game. They scored 67 points and posted a field goal percentage of 44.8% in the game. Jalen Sullinger is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 15.1 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Voncameron Davis brings a PPG average of 13.8 into the game.

At this time, the Golden Flashes’ defense is positioned 167th in the country, permitting 71.9 points per game. Kent State will look once again to perform well on defense, holding Toledo to just 39% shooting in their most recent game.

Is an Upset Waiting to Happen at Home?

At home this season, Bowling Green has gone 12-5, with an average scoring margin of +6.5 points per game. Over their last 10 games at home, they have gone 7-3, and over their last five, they have gone 3-2.

Overall, the Falcons have gone 19-12 this season, and they are currently on a three-game winning streak. In their last game, they beat Central Michigan by a score of 66-56.

As the underdog this season, Bowling Green has gone 7-5 vs. the spread. Their overall ATS record is 15-14, and at home, it’s 9-8. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Falcons have an impressive ATS mark of 7-2-1.

This season, Bowling Green’s over/under record sits at 16-13 and their games have averaged 145.8 points. Today’s line of 140 is lower than the average OU line in their games (147.1). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 136 points, which is less than the OU line of 140 for today’s game.

The Bowling Green offense, in their latest game, managed to score just 66 points versus Central Michigan. During the game, they attempted 20 three-point shots and had a field goal percentage of 36.7%. Trey Thomas was the leading scorer for the Falcons, putting up 20 points. In addition, Rashaun Agee contributed 13 points.

Coming into today’s game, the Bowling Green defense is giving up an average of 70.8 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Central Michigan, the Chippewas finished with a field goal percentage of 37% and a total of 56 points vs. Bowling Green.