Toledo vs Kent State Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - MAC Tournament

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Toledo vs Kent State Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - MAC Tournament

The No. 1 seed Toledo Rockets (20-11, 14-4 MAC) play the No. 8 seed Kent State Golden Flashes (15-16, 8-10 MAC) in the MAC tournament Thursday at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse, beginning at 11:00 AM ET. Both teams will try to take one step closer to earning an automatic place in the NCAA Tournament.

Before you place your bet on this matchup at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Toledo vs. Kent State Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Thursday, March 14, 2024
  • Game Time: 11:00 AM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
  • Arena: Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse

Toledo is a 4.5-point favorite against Kent State on Thursday and the total has been set at 150.5 points. Keep reading for some betting insights and trends if you plan to place a wager on the matchup.

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Toledo vs. Kent State: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Toledo has compiled a 14-17-0 record against the spread this season.
  • Kent State is 9-20-0 ATS this season.
  • Toledo covers the spread when it is a 4.5-point favorite or more 35.3% of the time. That's more often than Kent State covers as an underdog of 4.5 or more (never covered this season).
  • The Rockets have a better record against the spread when playing at home (7-8-0) than they do in road games (6-7-0).
  • This season, the Golden Flashes are 3-10-0 at home against the spread (.231 winning percentage). Away, they are 4-9-0 ATS (.308).
  • Toledo's record against the spread in conference games is 8-10-0.
  • Kent State's MAC record against the spread is 5-13-0.

Toledo vs. Kent State: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Toledo has come away with 16 wins in the 24 contests it has been listed as the moneyline favorite in this season.
  • This season, the Rockets have been victorious 13 times in 16 chances when named as a favorite of at least -200 or shorter on the moneyline.
  • Kent State has been the underdog on the moneyline nine total times this season. Kent State has gone 3-6 in those games.
  • The Golden Flashes have a 1-5 record (winning just 16.7% of their games) when playing as a moneyline underdog of +164 or longer.
  • Toledo has an implied victory probability of 66.7% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.

Toledo vs. Kent State Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Toledo is outscoring opponents by 4.3 points per game with a +132 scoring differential overall. It puts up 80.7 points per game (33rd in college basketball) and gives up 76.4 per outing (301st in college basketball).
  • Ra'Heim Moss' team-leading 15.9 points per game ranks 202nd in the country.
  • Kent State outscores opponents by 3.2 points per game (posting 75.6 points per game, 119th in college basketball, and allowing 72.4 per outing, 196th in college basketball) and has a +100 scoring differential.
  • Jalen Sullinger's team-leading 15.1 points per game rank him 274th in the country.
  • The Rockets rank 287th in the country at 33.6 rebounds per game. That's similar to the 33.3 their opponents average.
  • Tyler Cochran is 276th in college basketball play with 6.3 rebounds per game to lead the Rockets.
  • The Golden Flashes win the rebound battle by 1.2 boards on average. They collect 34.5 rebounds per game, 235th in college basketball, while their opponents pull down 33.3.
  • Chris Payton paces the Golden Flashes with 7.4 rebounds per game (138th in college basketball).
  • Toledo ranks 35th in college basketball by averaging 102.7 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is 302nd in college basketball, allowing 97.2 points per 100 possessions.
  • The Golden Flashes score 97.5 points per 100 possessions (127th in college basketball), while allowing 93.3 points per 100 possessions (192nd in college basketball).

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