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Kent State Golden Flashes visit Western Michigan Broncos in NCAAB hoops battle

Kent State Golden FlashesWestern Michigan Broncos
Feb 21, 7:00 PM | University Arena

Kent State Golden Flashes vs Western Michigan Broncos Odds

17-9TEAM RECORD15-10

The visiting Golden Flashes hope to send their backers to the pay window on Monday as they look to cover the spread at University Arena against the Western Michigan Broncos.

This season, the Broncos are 15-10 overall and 6-9-2 ATS ATS, while the Golden Flashes are 17-9 and 11-10 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Western Michigan boasts a 11-6 on the OU, and Kent State is 9-11-1.

View Kent State vs Western Michigan Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 176 (Broncos) and the No. 63 (Golden Flashes) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 74-71 result in favor of the Golden Flashes has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

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How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Western Michigan's No. 72-rated squad against Kent State's No. 73-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Western Michigan rates No. 226 in the country with 5.7 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 260 nationally with 5.4 per match.

Defensively, Kent State features the nation's No. 187-rated defense on the road, allowing 71.3 points per game. Western Michigan, meanwhile, comes in at No. 94 nationally in scoring at home.

Kent State lost its last outing, a 73-66 result against Drexel on February 18. They failed to cover in that game as a 5-point underdog. Kent State suffered a 73-66 loss against Drexel on Friday, getting 17 points from Carlton Guyton in a losing effort at John A. Daskalakis Center.

Western Michigan won its last outing, a 68-65 result against Illinois State on February 19. They failed to cover in that game as a 4.5-point favorite. Demetrius Ward scored 14 points leading the Broncos to a 68-65 victory over Illinois State at University Arena on Saturday.

Kent State Golden Flashes Trends:
When playing on Monday are 8-2
Before playing Buffalo are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

Western Michigan Broncos Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Toledo are 7-3
After playing Illinois State are 0-2
After a win are 5-5

A few Golden Flashes at Broncos trends to consider:
Kent State is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Western Michigan's last 7 games
Western Michigan is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Western Michigan is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Western Michigan is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Kent State

Next up:
Kent State home to Buffalo, Thursday, February 24
Western Michigan home to Toledo, Wednesday, February 23

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