Kent State vs Ohio: College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – March 2, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on March 2, 2021 - Last Updated on March 5, 2021

The Kent State Golden Flashes (15-6) are at home in MAC play against the Ohio Bobcats (13-7) on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 6:00 PM ET. The Golden Flashes are 3-point favorites in the game, the second matchup between the squads this season. The matchup’s point total is set at 150.5.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 2, 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 (-3)

The DraftKings line for this matchup is within 0.2 points of the model. Stay away from this one.

Pick OU:
Over (150.5)

The model’s predicted total (150.9 points) and the DraftKings set total (150.5 points) are virtually the same for this contest.

Prediction: Kent State 77, Ohio 74

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 Golden Flashes’ average implied point total this season is 0.9 more points than their implied total in Tuesday’s game (77.9 implied points on average compared to 77 implied points in this game).
  • Kent State has outscored this matchup’s implied point total (77) 12 times.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Bobcats (78.1) is 4.1 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (74).
  • Ohio has put up more than 74 points in 16 games on the season.

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

Kent State and Ohio Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 3+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Golden Flashes 10-8-1 5-7-1 9-10
Bobcats 10-7 5-3 10-7

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

Last 5 Games

Kent State

Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/27/2021 Miami (OH) Win 64-51 2/27/2021 Buffalo Loss 86-66
2/24/2021 Ball State Loss 90-71 2/25/2021 Eastern Michigan Win 86-67
2/20/2021 Eastern Michigan Win 64-51 2/23/2021 Akron Win 90-73
2/16/2021 Western Michigan Win 76-69 2/2/2021 Central Michigan Win 83-69
2/13/2021 Northern Illinois Win 80-58 1/29/2021 Buffalo Win 76-75

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