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Kent State Golden Flashes take on Rockets in college basketball test

Kent State Golden FlashesToledo Rockets
Jan 28, 7:00 PM | Savage Arena

Kent State Golden Flashes vs Toledo Rockets Odds

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Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Savage Arena Saturday as host Toledo looks to handle the Kent State Golden Flashes in NCAAB action.

Toledo battles the Golden Flashes, currently sitting with a 13-6 mark (6-11 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 6-6 for the Rockets and 10-7 for the Golden Flashes.

View Kent State vs Toledo Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
College basketball odds makers opened the Rockets as 5.5-point underdogs in this matchupl.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Rockets rated this week at No. 183 and the Golden Flashes sitting at No. 128. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 75-74 result in favor of the Golden Flashes.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Toledo's No. 108-ranked offense, averaging 71.6 PPG, against a Golden Flashes defense that ranks No. 130 at 65.2 PPG. The Rockets field goal percentage has averaged 45.5% so far, more than the Golden Flashes marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.9% per game.

Defensively, Kent State features the nation's No. 109-rated defense on the road, allowing 67.4 points per game. Toledo, meanwhile, comes in at No. 86 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Kent State, they were a 90-56 winner as they battled Northern Illinois at home. They covered in the match as a 19.5-point favorite. Kent State cruised to victory on Wednesday, running Northern Illinois out of the gym and running up a 90-56 score at Memorial Athletic Center.

Toledo was a 63-61 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Miami (Ohio). They covered the 8.5-point spread as underdogs. Rian Pearson scored 23 points and helped out with 10 rebounds for Toledo on Wednesday, leading the Rockets to a 63-61 victory over Miami (Ohio) at Millett Hall.

Kent State Golden Flashes Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Central Michigan are 9-1
After playing Northern Illinois are 8-2
After a win are 7-3

Toledo Rockets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Akron are 4-6
After playing Miami (Ohio) are 2-8
After a win are 5-5

A few Golden Flashes at Rockets trends to consider:
Kent State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Kent State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toledo's last 5 games
Toledo is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing at home against Kent State
Toledo is 6-13 SU in its last 19 games at home
Toledo is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games

Next up:
Kent State at Central Michigan, Tuesday, January 31
Toledo at Akron, Wednesday, February 1

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