Kent State Vs Northern Illinois: NCAA Basketball Betting Lines, Odds And Trends – March 9, 2023

Written By Staff on March 8, 2023

The Kent State Golden Flashes (25-6, 15-3 MAC) will attempt to extend a 15-game home win streak when they square off against the Northern Illinois Huskies (13-18, 9-9 MAC) on Thursday, March 9, 2023 at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. The matchup airs at 4:00 PM ET on ESPN+. Keep reading to find betting insights and statistics to help place a wager on the Golden Flashes’ (-1272 to win on the moneyline) matchup versus the Huskies (+746).

The betting trends in the article below reflect odds as of March 9, 2023 at 1:46 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
76 (78) Points/Gm 75 (312)
35.4 (87) Possessions/Game 34.4 (224)
45.3 (144) Field Goal % 44.9 (247)
33.7 (211) 3PT % 33.1 (122)
51.8 (143) Effective FG % 51 (213)
55.5 (122) True Shooting % 54.6 (178)

Northern Illinois Offense Vs. Kent State Defense

Northern Illinois Offense Stats (Rank) Kent State Defense
72.5 (163) Points/Gm 65.4 (48)
34.4 (134) Possessions/Game 35.4 (270)
46.3 (71) Field Goal % 40.6 (21)
34.8 (151) 3PT % 30.9 (30)
52.8 (86) Effective FG % 46.9 (34)
55.5 (122) True Shooting % 54.3 (163)

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Kent State Betting Insights

  • Kent State is 17-10-2 ATS this season.
  • The Golden Flashes have an ATS record of 4-2-1 when playing as at least 14-point favorites this season.
  • So far this season, 10 out of Kent State’s 29 games have hit the over.
  • In 15 games this season, the Golden Flashes and their opponents have gone over 141.5 total points.
  • The average point total in Kent State’s contests this year is 141.4, 0.1 fewer points than this game’s over/under.

Northern Illinois Betting Insights

  • Northern Illinois has covered 17 times in 29 games with a spread this year.
  • The Huskies have covered the spread three times this year (3-1 ATS) when playing as at least 14-point underdogs.
  • A total of 17 Northern Illinois’ games this season have hit the over.
  • The Huskies and their opponents have combined to score more than 141.5 points in 20 of 29 games this season.
  • Northern Illinois has a 147.5-point average over/under in its contests this season, six more points than this game’s total.

Kent State Key Players

  • Sincere Carry leads the Golden Flashes in scoring (17.5 points per game) and assists (4.9 assists per game).
  • Miryne Thomas paces Kent State with 5.1 rebounds per game.
  • Thomas is the top three-point shooter for the Golden Flashes, knocking down two per game.
  • Kent State’s steals leader is Malique Jacobs, who grabs 2.7 per game. Chris Payton leads the team averaging one block a game.

Northern Illinois Key Players

  • The Huskies leader in scoring is David Coit with 15.7 points per game. He also adds 2.9 rebounds per game and 2.9 assists per game.
  • When it comes to Northern Illinois leaders in rebounds and assists, the team has two players at the top: Anthony Crump with 5.2 rebounds per game and Kaleb Thornton with 5.3 assists per game.
  • Coit makes more threes per game than any other member of the Huskies, averaging 2.8 treys per game.
  • Thornton 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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