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Kent State Golden Flashes visit Eastern Michigan Eagles in NCAAB hoops battle

Kent State Golden FlashesEastern Michigan Eagles
Feb 8, 7:00 PM | EMU Convocation Center

Kent State Golden Flashes vs Eastern Michigan Eagles Odds

16-6TEAM RECORD10-13

Kent State travels to Eastern Michigan on Wednesday, hoping to boost its 16-6 record with a victory over the Eagles.

The Eagles sport records of 10-13 and 9-9 ATS heading into this battle, while the Golden Flashes have 16-6 and 8-12 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 7-11 for the Eagles and 11-9 for the Golden Flashes.

View Kent State vs Eastern Michigan Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Eastern Michigan opened as 6.5-point underdogs in this College Basketball tilt.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Eagles - Golden Flashes odds would favor the Golden Flashes if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Eastern Michigan is rated No. 227 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Kent State is at No. 108. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 69-55 win for the Golden Flashes.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Eastern Michigan has the nation's No. 342-rated offensive output, at 52.7 PPG. The visiting Golden Flashes defense ranks No. 125 allowing on average 65.1 PPG. The Eagles FG% has averaged 37.5% so far, less than the Golden Flashes marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.2% per game.

Defensively, Kent State features the nation's No. 83-rated defense on the road, allowing 66 points per game. Eastern Michigan, meanwhile, comes in at No. 343 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Kent State, they were a 78-73 winner as they battled Western Michigan at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 9.5-point favorite. Kent State got 19 points from Justin Greene en route to a 78-73 victory over Western Michigan on Saturday at Memorial Athletic Center.

Eastern Michigan lost its last outing, a 77-47 result against Akron on February 4. They failed to cover in that game as a 14-point underdog. The Eagles were hammered by Akron on Saturday, losing by a 77-47 final at James A. Rhodes Arena in college basketball betting action.

Kent State Golden Flashes Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Ball State are 7-3
After playing Western Michigan are 7-3
After a win are 7-3

Eastern Michigan Eagles Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Ohio are 2-8
After playing Akron are 2-8
After a loss are 4-6

A few Golden Flashes at Eagles trends to consider:
Kent State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Eastern Michigan
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Kent State's last 10 games on the road
Kent State is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Eastern Michigan's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Eastern Michigan's last 7 games
Eastern Michigan is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home
Eastern Michigan is 6-12 SU in its last 18 games

Next up:
Kent State home to Ball State, Saturday, February 11
Eastern Michigan home to Ohio, Saturday, February 11

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