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    The No. 4 seed Indiana Hoosiers (22-11) and the No. 13 seed Kent State Golden Flashes (28-6) will meet in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday at 9:55 PM. Indiana is favored by 4.5 points in the matchup, which airs on TBS. Here’s everything you need to know about this 4-13 matchup when filling out your brackets.

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    • Game Day: Friday, March 17, 2023
    • Game Time: 9:55 PM ET
    • TV Channel: TBS
    • Location: Albany, New York
    • Arena: MVP Arena

    Betting Lines for Hoosiers vs. Golden Flashes

    Indiana vs Kent State Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Indiana -4.5 140.5

    Indiana Betting Stats & Information

    • Indiana has won 77.3% of its games this season when favored on the moneyline (17-5).
    • The Hoosiers have a record of 13-2 when they have played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -192 or shorter (86.7% win percentage).
    • The Hoosiers’ ATS record is 15-17-1 this season.
    • The Golden Flashes are 2-0 against the spread so far this season when playing as at least 4.5-point underdogs.
    • Indiana’s average total in outings this year has been 143.5, three points higher than the total in this particular game.

    Kent State Betting Stats & Info

    • Kent State has won one of the four games it has played as underdogs this season.
    • The Golden Flashes have a record of 1-2 in games where sportsbooks have them as underdogs of at least +162 on the moneyline.
    • The Golden Flashes are 21-11-1 ATS this season.
    • In games they have played as at least 4.5-point underdogs this year, the Golden Flashes are 2-0 against the spread.
    • The average total in Kent State’s games this season is 1.8 more points than the point total of 140.5 for this outing.

    Indiana vs. Kent State Season Stat Comparison

    Indiana Rank Indiana AVG Kent State AVG Kent State Rank
    99th 75 Points Scored 76.6 59th
    128th 68.5 Points Allowed 65.7 53rd
    98th 33 Rebounds 32.4 138th
    254th 7.7 Off. Rebounds 9.3 103rd
    330th 5.7 3pt Made 7.9 115th
    35th 15.4 Assists 12.4 231st
    110th 11.2 Turnovers 11.1 101st

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Indiana Hoosiers Leaders

    • The leader in scoring, rebounding and assists for the Hoosiers is Trayce Jackson-Davis, who tallies 20.8 points, 10.9 rebounds and 4.1 assists per game.
    • Miller Kopp makes more threes per game than any other member of the Hoosiers, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 1.8 per contest.

    Kent State Golden Flashes Leaders

    • Sincere Carry racks up 17.7 points and adds 4.8 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Golden Flashes’ leaderboards for those statistics.
    • Miryne Thomas grabs 5.5 rebounds per game (he also scores 10.6 points per game and adds 0.8 assists per game) which puts him at the top of the Kent State rebounding leaderboard.
    • Carry averages 1.9 three-pointers per game, the most on the Golden Flashes.

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