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Kent State Golden Flashes vs College of Charleston Cougars Betting Preview

College of Charleston CougarsKent State Golden Flashes
Feb 18, 6:00 PM | Memorial Athletic Center

College of Charleston Cougars vs Kent State Golden Flashes Odds

16-11TEAM RECORD19-6

The College of Charleston Cougars will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Golden Flashes in Kent State at Memorial Athletic Center on Saturday in college basketball action.

Kent State will face the 16-11 Cougars, who own a 11-13 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Golden Flashes are 13-10 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Cougars are 9-14-1 favoring the OVER.

View College of Charleston vs Kent State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Cougars listed as 8-point underdogs

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 108-rated Golden Flashes and the No. 75-ranked Cougars, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 76-72 result in favor of the Golden Flashes.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Kent State's No. 195-rated squad against College of Charleston's No. 64-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Kent State rates No. 140 in the country with 6.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 36 nationally with 8.1 per match.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, College of Charleston owns the country's No. 157-rated mark, allowing 69.5 points per game on the highway. Kent State, on the other hand, rates No. 78 in scoring at home.

Last time out for College of Charleston, they were a 78-63 loser as they battled UNC Greensboro on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 4-point favorite. The Cougars got a 21-point effort from Trent Wiedeman, who added 18 rebounds, but UNC Greensboro still managed to defeat College of Charleston 78-63 Wednesday at Greensboro Coliseum.

In their last action, Kent State was a 76-71 winner at home against Buffalo. They covered the 4.5-point spread as favorites. The Golden Flashes grabbed a 76-71 win over the Bulls on Tuesday, behind an 18 -point effort from Justin Greene at Memorial Athletic Center.

College of Charleston Cougars Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Georgia Southern are 5-5
After playing UNC Greensboro are 7-3
After a loss are 6-4

Kent State Golden Flashes Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Miami (Ohio) are 6-4
After playing Buffalo are 7-3
After a win are 8-2

A few Cougars at Golden Flashes trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of College of Charleston's last 5 games on the road
College of Charleston is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
College of Charleston is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Kent State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Kent State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kent State's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Kent State's last 11 games

Next up:
College of Charleston home to Georgia Southern, Thursday, February 23
Kent State at Miami (Ohio), Tuesday, February 21