Kent State Vs Northern Illinois: NCAA Basketball Betting Lines, Odds And Trends – January 24, 2023

Written By Staff on January 23, 2023

The Kent State Golden Flashes (16-3, 6-0 MAC) will attempt to build on a 10-game win streak when they visit the Northern Illinois Huskies (7-12, 3-3 MAC) on Tuesday, January 24, 2023 at NIU Convocation Center. The contest airs at 8:00 PM ET on ESPN+. Keep reading to find betting insights and statistics to help place a wager on the Golden Flashes’ (-893 to win on the moneyline) game versus the Huskies (+585).

The betting facts in the following article reference odds valid as of January 24, 2023 at 5:38 PM ET.

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Kent State vs Northern Illinois Betting Odds

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Kent State Offense Vs. Northern Illinois Defense

Kent State Offense Stats (Rank) Northern Illinois Defense
75.2 (105) Points/Gm 75.2 (320)
13.5 (186) Possessions/Game 15.1 (240)
44.1 (209) Field Goal % 45.1 (269)
34.0 (190) 3PT % 33.3 (161)
50.9 (191) Effective FG % 51.3 (251)
54.6 (180) True Shooting % 55.6 (204)

Northern Illinois Offense Vs. Kent State Defense

Northern Illinois Offense Stats (Rank) Kent State Defense
69.6 (229) Points/Gm 62.4 (29)
15.1 (120) Possessions/Game 13.5 (172)
44.6 (179) Field Goal % 39.8 (23)
33.7 (203) 3PT % 30.0 (35)
50.7 (200) Effective FG % 45.7 (23)
53.8 (215) True Shooting % 55.6 (204)

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Kent State Betting Insights

  • Kent State has covered 13 times in 17 games with a spread this season.
  • The Golden Flashes have covered the spread twice when favored by 12.5 points or more this season (in four opportunities).
  • In Kent State’s 17 games this season, the combined scoring has gone over the point total four times.
  • The Golden Flashes and their opponents have combined to score more than 137.5 points in 10 of 17 games this season.
  • Kent State’s outings this year have an average point total of 137.6, 0.1 more points than this matchup’s over/under.

Northern Illinois Betting Insights

  • Northern Illinois has compiled a 9-8-0 ATS record so far this year.
  • When playing as at least 12.5-point underdogs this season, the Huskies have an ATS record of 3-4.
  • Northern Illinois and its opponents have combined to go over the point total nine out of 17 times this season.
  • The Huskies have combined with their opponents to score more than 137.5 points in 11 of 17 games this season.
  • The average over/under for Northern Illinois’ matchups this season is 144.8, 7.3 more points than this game’s total.

Kent State Key Players

  • The Golden Flashes points and assists leader is Sincere Carry. He racks up 17.2 points per game and dishes out 4.7 assists.
  • Cli’ron Hornbeak paces Kent State with 6.0 rebounds per game.
  • The Golden Flashes are led by Miryne Thomas from long distance. He connects on 2.3 shots from deep per game.
  • Kent State’s blocks leader is Hornbeak, who averages 0.9 per game. Malique Jacobs leads the team averaging 3.0 steals an outing.

Northern Illinois Key Players

  • The Huskies leader in scoring is Keshawn Williams with 17.9 points per game. He also adds 4.7 rebounds per game and 2.4 assists per game.
  • When it comes to Northern Illinois leaders in rebounds and assists, the team has two players at the top: Zarique Nutter with 5.1 rebounds per game and Kaleb Thornton with 3.5 assists per game.
  • David Coit makes more threes per game than any other member of the Huskies, cashing in 2.5 treys per game.
  • Coit tops Northern Illinois in steals with 1.6 per game, and Oluwasegun Durosinmi leads the squad in blocks with 0.9 per game.
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