Golden Flashes vs. Bobcats Prediction
The Ohio Bobcats host the Kent State Golden Flashes tonight in Mid-American Conference action. Can Ohio get the win as the small favorites against its in-state opponent?
Friday, February 28, 2020
Convocation Center at 6:30PM ET
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According to oddsmakers, the Bobcats are a 2.5-point favorite on the spread line. The over-under is set at 141.5 points. As of Friday morning, 67 percent of public bets are being placed on host Ohio. Check out our College Basketball Public Betting Page for the latest updates.
Golden Flashes ease past RedHawks
Kent State earned a 74-61 home win Tuesday night over Miami to improve to 18-10 overall and 8-7 in the MAC. The Golden Flashes led 38-31 at halftime and continued to pull away after the break. Antonio Williams led KSU with 17 points on 7-of-13 shooting incuding 1-of-5 from 3-point distance plus 2-of-3 at the free throw line. He also accumulated five rebounds, three assists, two steals and two blocked shots. Danny Pippen tallied 16 points, four boards and two assists off the bench. Anthony Roberts had 13 points, five dimes and three rebounds. Philip Whittington added 12 points and five caroms.
Bobcats down Bulls
Ohio secured an 80-69 victory Tuesday night over Buffalo to move to 14-14 overall and 6-9 in conference play. The Bobcats led 39-26 at halftime en route to the triumph. Ben Roderick paced Ohio with 21 points in 31 minutes of action on 7-of-9 shooting including 6-of-8 from 3-point range plus 1-of-2 at the charity stripe. Jason Preston racked up 19 points, 10 rebounds and five assists. Ben Vander Plas accounted for 14 points, eight boards and five assists. Jordan Dartis added 12 points and two caroms.
College Basketball Betting Trends
The Golden Flashes are 5-2 ATS in their last seven games as an underdog. Kent State is 3-7-1 ATS in its last 11 road games.
The Bobcats are 5-0 ATS in their last five home games. The favorite is 8-3-1 ATS in the last 11 meetings.
The Golden Flashes rolled to an 87-72 home win over Ohio earlier this month, so this is a revenge game for a team that has played very well on its home court as of late. The Bobcats have won four in a row at home and its last defeat at the Convocation Center was a narrow 88-86 loss to a very good Akron squad. Look for Ohio to put together another strong performance tonight to cover the short spread.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL DAILY PREDICTION: OHIO BOBCATS -2.5