Kent State Vs Akron: NCAA Basketball Betting Lines, Odds And Trends – March 12, 2022

THE LINES

The Kent State Golden Flashes (23-9, 16-4 MAC) will try to continue a 14-game winning streak when they host the Akron Zips (23-9, 14-6 MAC) at 7:30 PM ET on Saturday, March 12, 2022. The Zips have won seven games in a row. Keep reading to find betting insights and statistics to help place a wager on the Golden Flashes’ (0 to win on the moneyline) matchup versus the Zips (0).

The betting facts in the article below are based off odds valid as of March 12, 2022 at 12:01 AM ET. Check out the table below for the most up-to-date lines for this game and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Kent State vs Akron Betting Odds

Kent State Offense Vs. Akron Defense

Kent State Offense Stats (Rank) Akron Defense
71.5 (159) Points/Gm 63.1 (27)
66.1 (276) Possessions/Game 64.6 (24)
44.0 (179) Field Goal % 42.2 (122)
32.8 (234) 3PT % 33.7 (194)
50.6 (160) Effective FG % 48.1 (108)
54.9 (121) True Shooting % 50.8 (88)

Akron Offense Vs. Kent State Defense

Akron Offense Stats (Rank) Kent State Defense
71.1 (168) Points/Gm 64.3 (41)
63.3 (344) Possessions/Game 66.6 (74)
46.0 (68) Field Goal % 40.6 (38)
35.3 (91) 3PT % 30.4 (39)
53.4 (52) Effective FG % 47.2 (66)
57.0 (48) True Shooting % 51.4 (125)

Kent State Betting Insights

  • Kent State has put together a 17-11-2 ATS record so far this year.
  • The Golden Flashes have an ATS record of 11-7-2 when playing as at least 1-point favorites this season.
  • A total of 12 out of Kent State’s 30 games this season have hit the over.
  • Kent State and its opponents have scored more than 125.5 points in 23 of 30 games this season.
  • The Golden Flashes have an average total of 138.5 in their games this year, 13.0 more points than this matchup’s over/under.

Akron Betting Insights

  • Akron has compiled a 16-14-0 ATS record so far this year.
  • The Zips are 9-4 ATS this year when playing as at least 1-point underdogs.
  • A total of 13 Akron games this season have hit the over.
  • Akron has played 20 games this season that finished with a combined score higher than 125.5 points.
  • Zips contests this season have a 136.5-point average over/under, 11.0 more points than this game’s total.

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Kent State Key Players

  • Sincere Carry leads the Golden Flashes in scoring (18.5 points per game) and assists (4.9 assists per game).
  • Malique Jacobs paces Kent State with 7.8 rebounds per game.
  • Carry is the top three-point shooter for the Golden Flashes, hitting 2.3 per game.
  • Kent State’s steals leader is Jacobs, who averages 1.5 per game. Justyn Hamilton leads the team averaging 1.3 blocks an outing.

Akron Key Players

  • Ali Ali’s strong showing this season give him the top spot on the Zips scoring and assists leaderboards with 14.2 points per game and 2.5 assists per game.
  • Enrique Freeman collects all of the boards and is the Akron leader in rebounds, grabbing 10.9 per game.
  • Xavier Castaneda leads the Zips in shooting from beyond the arc, averaging 2.3 made threes per game.
  • Nobody on Akron grabs more steals than Greg Tribble (1.2 per game) or blocks more shots than Aziz Bandaogo (1.3 per game).
Author: Lucy Green