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Utah State Aggies host Kent State Golden Flashes in college basketball action

Kent State Golden FlashesUtah State Aggies
Dec 22, 10:05 PM | Dee Glen Smith Spectrum

Kent State Golden Flashes vs Utah State Aggies Odds

8-2TEAM RECORD7-5

The Aggies will try to cover the spread at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum on Thursday when they get a visit from the Kent State Golden Flashes in college basketball action.

The Aggies currently sports a 7-5 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 4-4 ATS. The Golden Flashes are 8-2 and 3-6 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Aggies produce a 6-2 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Golden Flashes have gone 4-5 against the number.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 190-rated Aggies and the No. 99-ranked Golden Flashes, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 74-68 result in favor of the Golden Flashes.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Golden Flashes rank No. 147 in NCAA Division 1 with 36 per game. That compares with Utah State’s No. 248 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Utah State is college basketball's No. 248-ranked team at 5.3 per game, while the Golden Flashes rate No. 193 with 6 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Kent State owns the country's No. 12-rated mark, allowing 55.7 points per game on the highway. Utah State, on the other hand, rates No. 257 in scoring at home.

Kent State lost its last outing, a 74-73 result against Texas-Arlington on December 21. They failed to cover in that game as a 5-point favorite. Texas-Arlington got 22 points from LaMarcus Reed III en route to a 74-73 victory over Kent State on Wednesday at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.

Last time out for Utah State, they were a 72-47 winner as they battled Saint Peter's at home. They covered in the match as a 11-point favorite. The battle between the Aggies and Peacocks didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Saint Peter's was handed a 72-47 defeat on Wednesday at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.

Kent State Golden Flashes Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

Utah State Aggies Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 8-2
After a win are 5-5

A few Golden Flashes at Aggies trends to consider:
Kent State is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kent State's last 7 games on the road
Utah State is 24-1 SU in its last 25 games at home
Utah State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games

Next up:
Kent State at Arkansas State, Thursday, December 29
Utah State at Mississippi State, Saturday, December 31

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