Bowling Green vs Kent State: College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – February 9, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on February 9, 2021 - Last Updated on February 13, 2021

The Bowling Green Falcons (7-8) are 1-point favorites as they attempt to stop a five-game losing streak when they host the Kent State Golden Flashes (10-3) on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at Stroh Center. The matchup airs at 7:00 PM ET on CBS Sports. The point total for the matchup is 157.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 9, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Golden Flashes (+1)

The model leans slightly toward betting on the Golden Flashes in this one. The data favors them while DraftKings has the Falcons favored, but the difference between the two is only 2.7 points.

Pick OU:
Under (157)

The model projects a total 2.3 points lower than the one set by DraftKings for this game.

Prediction: Kent State 78, Bowling Green 76

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Examining the Over/Under

  • The Falcons have an average implied point total of 80.1 this season, which is 1.1 points higher than their implied total in Tuesday’s game (79).
  • So far this season, Bowling Green has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (79) seven times.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Golden Flashes (79) is one more point than the team’s implied total in this matchup (78).
  • Kent State has scored more than 78 points in nine games this season.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

Bowling Green and Kent State Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 1+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Falcons 3-10 2-7 9-4
Golden Flashes 7-3-1 5-3-1 5-6

Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Last 5 Games

Bowling Green

Kent State
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/3/2021 Western Michigan Loss 76-70 2/5/2021 Akron Loss 72-61
1/30/2021 Toledo Loss 84-66 2/2/2021 Miami (OH) Win 77-68
1/27/2021 Kent State Loss 96-91 1/30/2021 Central Michigan Win 81-76
1/21/2021 Miami (OH) Loss 96-77 1/27/2021 Bowling Green Win 96-91
1/19/2021 Akron Loss 69-57 1/23/2021 Toledo Loss 76-74

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