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Kent State favored by 9 against Toledo on Wednesday

Toledo RocketsKent State Golden Flashes
Jan 9, 7:00 PM | Memorial Athletic Center

Toledo Rockets vs Kent State Golden Flashes Odds

4-7TEAM RECORD9-5

The Kent State Golden Flashes hope to be lousy hosts on Wednesday as the Toledo Rockets pay a visit to Memorial Athletic Center on the college basketball betting menu.

Kent State battles the Rockets, currently sitting with a 4-7 mark (5-3 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 4-4 for the Golden Flashes and 2-3-1 for the Rockets.

View Toledo vs Kent State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Kent State Golden Flashes as 9-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 197-ranked Golden Flashes and the No. 229-rated Rockets in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 73-68 win for the Golden Flashes on Wednesday.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Rockets rank No. 244 in NCAA Division 1 with 33.5 per game. That compares with Kent State’s No. 212 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Kent State is college basketball's No. 121-ranked team at 6.6 per game, while the Rockets rate No. 239 with 5.6 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Toledo owns the country's No. 240-rated mark, allowing 73.7 points per game on the highway. Kent State, on the other hand, rates No. 169 in scoring at home.

Toledo was a 58-53 loser in their most recent outing at home against Chicago State. The Rockets got 14 points from Rian Pearson, but it was Chicago State that prevailed in a 58-53 final on Monday at Savage Arena.

Kent State was a 72-55 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Cleveland State. They covered the 1.5-point spread as favorites. Randal Holt scored 17 points leading the Golden Flashes to a 72-55 victory over Cleveland State at Wolstein Center on Wednesday.

Toledo Rockets Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Central Michigan are 6-4
After playing Chicago State are 0-1
After a loss are 7-3

Kent State Golden Flashes Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Ball State are 8-2
After playing Cleveland State are 8-2
After a win are 5-5

A few Rockets at Golden Flashes trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Toledo's last 6 games when playing on the road against Kent State
Toledo is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Kent State
Toledo is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Toledo is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Kent State
Kent State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Toledo
Kent State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Toledo
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kent State's last 6 games when playing at home against Toledo
Kent State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games

Next up:
Toledo home to Central Michigan, Saturday, January 12
Kent State at Ball State, Saturday, January 12