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    The No. 2 seed Kent State Golden Flashes (26-6, 15-3 MAC) are favored by 2 points when they face off the No. 3 seed Akron Zips (22-10, 13-5 MAC) in the MAC Tournament. The teams will look to take another step toward an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament bracket on Friday at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse tipping off at 7:30 PM and airing on CBS Sports Network.

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    How do I watch Golden Flashes vs. Zips?

    • Game Day: Friday, March 10, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: CBS Sports Network
    • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
    • Arena: Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse

    Betting Lines for Golden Flashes vs. Zips

    Kent State vs Akron Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Kent State -2 134.5

    Kent State Betting Stats & Information

    • Kent State is 23-3 in games when it was listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 88.5%).
    • The Golden Flashes have a 23-2 record (winning 92% of their games) when playing as a moneyline favorite of -131 or shorter.
    • The Golden Flashes are 19-11-1 ATS this season.
    • The Zips have a 1-8 record against the spread in games they were an underdog by 2 points or more this season.
    • Kent State’s average point total in matchups this year is 141.1, 6.6 points higher than the total in this game.

    Akron Betting Stats & Info

    • This season, Akron has won two out of the 10 games in which it has been the underdog.
    • The Zips have a record of 1-8 in games where oddsmakers have them as underdogs of at least +110 on the moneyline.
    • The Zips are 12-17-1 against the spread this year.
    • The Zips are 1-8 against the spread when an underdog by 2 points or more this season.
    • The average point total for Akron this season is 6.8 points higher than this game’s over/under.

    Kent State vs. Akron Season Stat Comparison

    Kent State Rank Kent State AVG Akron AVG Akron Rank
    78th 76 Points Scored 74.7 111th
    44th 65.1 Points Allowed 66.6 72nd
    145th 32.3 Rebounds 32.3 145th
    108th 9.2 Off. Rebounds 8.6 180th
    127th 7.8 3pt Made 9.2 25th
    232nd 12.4 Assists 13.5 147th
    119th 11.3 Turnovers 10.6 47th

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Kent State Golden Flashes Leaders

    • The leader in points and assists for the Golden Flashes is Sincere Carry, who scores 17.3 points and distributes 4.9 assists per game.
    • Miryne Thomas leads Kent State in rebounding, pulling down 5.4 boards per game while also scoring 10.1 points a contest.
    • Thomas makes more threes per game than any other member of the Golden Flashes, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 1.9 per contest.

    Akron Zips Leaders

    • Xavier Castaneda racks up 21.8 points and tacks on 2.9 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Zips’ leaderboards for those statistics.
    • Enrique Freeman is at the top of the Akron rebounding leaderboard with 11 rebounds per game. He also scores 16.5 points and adds 1.9 assists per game.
    • Castaneda is the most prolific from distance for the Zips, hitting 3.6 threes per game.
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