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Western Michigan Broncos Home to Kent State Golden Flashes in NCAA Basketball Betting

Kent State takes to the basketball court against Western Michigan on Saturday, hoping to send the Broncos to a loss while covering the college basketball betting point spread at University Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at sportsbooks such as Bovada had set the Western Michigan Broncos as 0-point 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 Western Michigan Broncos Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the Western Michigan Broncos are 5-10 overall and 7-5 ATS, while the Kent State Golden Flashes are 9-7 and 6-6 ATS. As for the betting totals, Western Michigan boasts a 6-5-1 on the OU, and Kent State is 8-4.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 111-rated Kent State Golden Flashes taking on the No. 280-rated Western Michigan Broncos in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Western Michigan's No. 151-ranked offense, averaging 73.93 PPG, against a Golden Flashes defense that ranks No. 121 at 70.44 PPG. The Broncos field goal percentage has averaged 44.47% so far, more than the Golden Flashes marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.73% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Jaylin Walker scored 22 points in a futile effort to lead the Golden Flashes to a win (they lost 74-70 to Northern Illinois at Memorial A on Tuesday).

Western Michigan earned a 90-74 victory over Toledo on Tuesday, getting 20 points from Reggie Jones at University Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Kent State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Kent State is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • Kent State is 3-10 ATS in its last 13 games on the road
  • Kent State is 2-11 SU in its last 13 games on the road
  • Western Michigan is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games
  • Western Michigan is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
  • Western Michigan is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games when playing Kent State
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Western Michigan's last 9 games when playing Kent State

Next Betting Matchups

Kent State home to Buffalo, Tuesday, January 17th
Western Michigan at Eastern Michigan, Tuesday, January 17th