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Kent State Golden FlashesBowling Green Falcons
15-12February 26, 2014, 07:00 | Stroh Center11-16



Stroh Center features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Bowling Green Falcons and the visiting Kent State Golden Flashes in college hoops action on Wednesday.

Bowling Green battles the Golden Flashes, currently sitting with a 15-12 mark (11-13 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 11-15 for the Falcons and 14-10 for the Golden Flashes.

View Kent State Golden Flashes vs Bowling Green Falcons Odds and Stats.

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Falcons installed as -2.5-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Falcons rated this week at No. 208 and the Golden Flashes sitting at No. 170.

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In their last action, Kent State was a 78-69 loser at home against Buffalo. They failed to cover the 1-point spread as favorites. Kris Brewer scored 16 points in a futile effort to lead the Golden Flashes to a win (they lost 78-69 to Buffalo at Memorial Athletic Center on Saturday).

In their last action, Bowling Green was a 55-52 loser on the road against Miami (Ohio). They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as underdogs. The Falcons got 18 points from Spencer Parker, but it was Miami (Ohio) that prevailed in a 55-52 final on Sunday at Millett Hall.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Bowling Green's No. 126-rated squad against Kent State's No. 198-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Bowling Green rates No. 253 in the country with 3.93 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 43 nationally with 7.56 per match.

A few Golden Flashes at Falcons trends to consider:
Kent State is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
Kent State is 12-4 ATS in its last 16 games on the road
Kent State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kent State's last 7 games on the road
Bowling Green is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
Bowling Green is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Bowling Green's last 9 games
Bowling Green is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home


Next up:
Kent State at Ohio, Saturday, March 1st
Bowling Green at Akron, Saturday, March 1st

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