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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


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.

View Kent State vs Utah State Odds and Stats.

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.

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