Fairfield Stags vs Kent State Golden Flashes Odds
The Kent State Golden Flashes will try to pay off for their supporters on Wednesday when they play host to the Fairfield Stags at Memorial Athletic Center in NCAA basketball action.
The Golden Flashes currently sports a 20-13 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 16-10-2 ATS. The Stags are 19-15 and 11-20-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Golden Flashes produce a 14-13 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Stags have gone 10-18 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 109-ranked Golden Flashes and the No. 187-rated Stags in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 68-66 win for the Golden Flashes on Wednesday.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Kent State has the nation's No. 84-rated offensive output, at 71.3 PPG. The visiting Stags defense ranks No. 25 allowing on average 58.8 PPG. The Golden Flashes FG% has averaged 43.5% so far, more than the Stags marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.2% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Fairfield owns the country's No. 16-rated mark, allowing 59.9 points per game on the highway. Kent State, on the other hand, rates No. 104 in scoring at home.