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College Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Favors Eastern Michigan Eagles in Battle with Kent State Golden Flashes

Kent State takes to the basketball court against Eastern Michigan on Saturday, hoping to send the Eagles to a loss while covering the college basketball betting point spread at EMU Convocation Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Eastern Michigan Eagles were listed as -4.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the over/under betting odds total was expected shortly.

Kent State Golden Flashes vs Eastern Michigan Eagles Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Eastern Michigan Eagles sit at 12-12 (7-10 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the Kent State Golden Flashes are currently 16-8 (8-12 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? Eastern Michigan is 11-6 OU, and Kent State is 14-6 OU.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 180 (Eastern Michigan) and the No. 197 (Kent State) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Eastern Michigan has the nation's No. 49-rated offensive output, at 78.54 PPG. The visiting Kent State Golden Flashes defense ranks No. 150 allowing on average 72.04 PPG. The Eagles FG% has averaged 44.24% so far, less than the Eastern Michigan Golden Flashes marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.98% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Golden Flashes got 17 points from Khaliq Spicer as Kent State ran past Northern Illinois 75-74 on Tuesday at Memorial A .

Eastern Michigan got 19 points from James Thompson IV en route to a 71-56 victory over Central Michigan on Tuesday at EMU Convocation Center.

Betting Trends
  • Kent State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Kent State is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Kent State's last 9 games
  • Kent State is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Eastern Michigan is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Eastern Michigan is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
  • Eastern Michigan is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games at home
  • Eastern Michigan is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games when playing Kent State

Next Betting Matchups

Kent State home to Western Michigan, Tuesday, February 16th
Eastern Michigan at Ohio, Tuesday, February 16th