Kent State at Buffalo: 3/5/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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Buffalo Bulls (13-7) vs Kent State Golden Flashes (15-6)
Game Info: Friday, March 5, 2021 at 6:00 pm (Alumni Arena)
Betting Odds: Buffalo Bulls -5 -- Over/Under: 152 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Kent State Golden Flashes and Buffalo Bulls face off on Friday in a college basketball showdown at UB Alumni Arena.
The Kent State Golden Flashes come into this game with a 15-6 record overall and they have won five of their last six games. Over their last four games though, they have only been able to come away with one cover of the spread though. Kent State on the season is averaging 77.2 points per game while their defense is giving up 71.4 points per game. Kent State is shooting 44.7 percent from the field and 34.2 percent from behind the three point line. Danny Pippen has been the best player for Kent State averaging 19.3 points while shooting 40.3 percent from the field and 30.9 percent from behind the three point line.
On the other side of this matchup is the Buffalo Bulls who sit with a 13-7 record overall and they have won four games in a row. In the last game against Akron they almost blew the game late, but they were still able to win 80-78. Buffalo on the season is averaging 82.9 points per game while their defense is giving up 73,5 points per game. Jeenathan Williams has been the best player for Buffalo averaging 17.1 points while shooting 47.2 percent from the field and 30.4 percent from behind the three point line. Four different players are averaging at least 11 points per game.
Kent State is 2-6 against the spread in their last eight games played on Friday. The under is 10-4 in Kent State’s last 14 games played on Friday. Buffalo is 4-9-1 against the spread in their last 14 home games. The underdog is 8-3 in the last 11 meetings played between the two teams.
Kent State is going to find success in this game with their defense and that will be enough to come away with a cover of the spread. Back Kent State against the spread.