Toledo Rockets vs Kent State Golden Prediction & Pick 3/11
- Mar 11, 2023, 10:04:15 PM
The Toledo Rockets and Kent State Golden Flashes will face each other in the MAC Championship on Saturday night. Both teams had an impressive season, but the Rockets are the favorites to win this game. The game is set to start at 7:30 p.m. EST in Cleveland.
The Rockets had a great season, winning 27 games and losing only 6. They finished with a 16-2 record in MAC play and an 11-4 record against non-conference opponents. They have won 10 straight games coming into this matchup.
Rayj Dennis is their leading scorer, averaging 19.5 points per game along with 4.4 rebounds and 5.7 assists. Setric Millner Jr. is also a key player for the Rockets, averaging 17.5 points and 5.5 rebounds over the last 10 games.
Toledo takes good care of the ball, averaging just 9.6 turnovers per game. They have a record of 2-0 when they win the turnover battle.
Kent State Golden Flashes:
The Golden Flashes had a great season as well, winning 27 games and losing 6. They finished with a 15-3 record in MAC play. They have also won 9 of their last 10 games coming into this matchup.
Sincere Carry is their leading scorer, averaging 17.4 points per game along with 4.8 assists and 1.8 steals. Malique Jacobs has been a key player for the Golden Flashes over the last 10 games, averaging 14.2 points.
Kent State is a strong defensive team, allowing only 65.3 points per game and holding opponents to 40.2% shooting.
The Rockets are favored by 1 point in this matchup. The over/under is set at 150 points.
Public Betting Data:
According to the Kingpin.pro app, 62% of the public is betting on Toledo to cover the spread.
This should be a closely contested game, with both teams having had great seasons. However, Toledo's recent form gives them an edge in this matchup. Toledo has won 10 straight games while Kent State has won 9 of their last 10. Toledo's offensive firepower should be enough to overcome Kent State's tough defense.
Pick: Toledo (-1)