Bethune-Cookman Wildcats vs Golden Flashes College Hoops Game Preview
Bethune-Cookman Wildcats vs Kent State Golden Flashes Odds
Bethune-Cookman pays a visit to Kent State on Tuesday, hoping to send the Golden Flashes to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Memorial Athletic Center.
The Golden Flashes sport records of 2-2 and 1-2 ATS heading into this battle, while the Wildcats have 1-2 and 0-0 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 1-1 for the Golden Flashes and 0-0 for the Wildcats.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Golden Flashes rated this week at No. 125 and the Wildcats sitting at No. 274. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 72-64 result in favor of the Golden Flashes.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Wildcats is ranked No. 196 in NCAA hoops at 35 per game. Contrast that with Kent State’s No. 135 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Kent State is the No. 125-ranked team in the country at 6.8 per game, while Bethune-Cookman rates No. 133 at 6.7 per game.
Defensively, Bethune-Cookman features the nation's No. 135-rated defense on the road, allowing 65 points per game. Kent State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 147 nationally in scoring at home.
Bethune-Cookman was a 71-65 winner in their most recent outing on the road against New Orleans. Adrien Coleman scored 20 points and helped out with 10 rebounds for Bethune-Cookman on Thursday, leading the Wildcats to a 71-65 victory over New Orleans at UNO Lakefront Arena.
Kent State was an 88-83 loser in their most recent outing at home against Valparaiso. They failed to cover the 2-point spread as underdogs. Randal Holt scored 20 points in a futile effort to lead the Golden Flashes to a win (they lost 88-83 to Valparaiso at Memorial Athletic Center on Sunday).
Kent State Golden Flashes Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing Nebraska are 1-0
After a loss are 6-4
A few Wildcats at Golden Flashes trends to consider:
Kent State is 15-5 SU in its last 20 games at home
Kent State is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Bethune-Cookman at Nebraska Omaha, Friday, November 23
Kent State at Nebraska, Saturday, November 24