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College Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Favors Valparaiso Crusaders in Battle with Kent State Golden Flashes

The Valparaiso Crusaders hope to be lousy hosts on Friday as the Kent State Golden Flashes pay a visit to Savannah Civic Center on the college basketball betting odds menu.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at sportsbooks such as Bovada had set the Valparaiso Crusaders as -6-point favorites on the opening betting line for this contest. The betting line may have moved, check for updates at shops such as MyBookie.

Kent State Golden Flashes vs Valparaiso Crusaders Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Valparaiso Crusaders sport a record of 5-0 and 2-0 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Kent State Golden Flashes have 3-1 and 1-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 2-0 for the Valparaiso Crusaders and 1-1 for the Kent State Golden Flashes.

The Valparaiso Crusaders sit at No. 62 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Kent State Golden Flashes sit at No. 53 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Valparaiso's No. 24-rated squad against Kent State's No. 31-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Valparaiso rates No. 132 in the country with 7.8 per game, while their foes tonight, the Kent State Golden Flashes rank No. 180 nationally with 7 per match.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Jaylin Walker went off for 26 points and added 2 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Southeastern Louisiana handed Kent State a 70-66 defeat at Memorial A .

The Crusaders blew out Samford on Tuesday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 88-67 win at Athletics-Recreation Center.

Betting Trends
  • Kent State is 12-3 SU in its last 15 games
  • Valparaiso is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games

Next Betting Matchups

Kent State at Loyola-Chicago, Saturday, November 25th
Valparaiso at UNC Wilmington, Saturday, November 25th