Kent State Golden Flashes vs. Miami (OH) RedHawks: 2/27/2021 Matchup Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on February 27, 2021

The Miami (OH) RedHawks (11-9) are 2.5-point underdogs as they look to continue a three-game winning streak when they host the Kent State Golden Flashes (14-6) on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at Millett Hall. The contest airs at 4:30 PM ET on ESPN3. The matchup has an over/under set at 147.5 points.

Betting Information

Kent State vs Miami (OH) Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Kent State -2.5 -105 -115 147.5 -110 -110 -139 115

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Kent State vs Miami (OH)
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Miami (OH) (+2.5) Over (147.5) Kent State 74 Miami (OH) 73

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Total Facts

  • In 45% of their opportunities this season (nine of 20 chances), the Golden Flashes and their opponents have recorded more than this matchup’s point total of 147.5 points.
  • In 10 of 20 games (50%) this year, Miami (OH) and its opponents have combined to score more than 147.5 points.
  • These teams average a combined 151.6 points per game, 4.1 more points than the over/under of 147.5 set for this matchup.
  • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 5.1 fewer points per game (142.4) than this game’s over/under of 147.5 points.
  • The average total the Golden Flashes have had set in games this year is 1.8 more points than this outing’s point total.
  • The average over/under in RedHawks games this year is 2.7 fewer points than the point total of 147.5 in this outing.

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Kent State Betting Information

  • Strong against the spread this season, the Golden Flashes have covered nine times in 18 contests.
  • When favored by at least 2.5 points, the Golden Flashes have struggled to a 5-7-1 record ATS this season.
  • Golden Flashes games have played to the total or above 9 times in 18 games this season.

Miami (OH) Betting Information

  • Miami (OH) has a losing record against the spread, going 8-9-2 ATS (covering only 42.1% of the time).
  • When they play as at least 2.5-point underdogs, the RedHawks have a record ATS of 4-2-1.
  • Miami (OH) and its opponents have hit the over in more than half of their games this season — 12 of 19 (63.2%).

Head to Head

Kent State vs Miami (OH) (Last 5 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/2/2021 Kent State -9 148.5 -473 +347 Regular Season 77-68 KENTST
2/25/2020 Kent State -10 141 -580 +406 Regular Season 74-61 KENTST
1/14/2020 Kent State -4.5 148 -203 +165 Regular Season 77-74 MIAOH
3/5/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 75-66 KENTST
2/5/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 70-67 KENTST

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Kent State Leaders

  • The scoring and rebounding leader for the Golden Flashes is Danny Pippen, who averages 19.5 points and 8.6 rebounds per game.
  • Kent State’s best passer is Giovanni Santiago, who averages 4.0 assists per game to go with his 9.3 PPG scoring average.
  • Michael Nuga connects on more threes per game than any other member of the Golden Flashes, knocking down shots from deep at a rate of 2.8 per contest.
  • Malique Jacobs is the Golden Flashes leader in steals, averaging 1.9 steals per game, while Pippen leads them in blocks with 1.3 per contest.

Miami (OH) Leaders

  • Dae Dae Grant is the top scorer for the RedHawks with 14.1 points per game. He also tacks on 3.0 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game to his stats.
  • The RedHawks’ leader in rebounds is Dalonte Brown with 7.4 per outing, and their leader in assists is Mekhi Lairy with 3.3 per game.
  • Grant is consistent from three-point range and leads the RedHawks with 2.7 made threes per game.
  • The RedHawks’ leader in steals is Lairy with 1.1 per game, and Elijah McNamara is their leader in blocks with 0.7 per game.
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