Sunday's contest at Virgin Islands Sport & Fitness Center has the Kent State Golden Flashes (3-1) matching up with the Missouri State Bears (2-1) at 8:00 PM ET (on November 19). Our computer prediction projects a narrow 79-77 victory for Kent State, so it should be a tight matchup.

Based on our computer prediction, Missouri State should cover the point spread, which currently sits at 4.5. The two teams are projected to exceed the 143.5 total.

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Missouri State vs. Kent State Game Info & Odds

  • Date: Sunday, November 19, 2023
  • Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • TV: ESPN+
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on ESPN+
  • Where: Charlotte Amalie, Virgin Islands
  • Venue: Virgin Islands Sport & Fitness Center
  • Line: Kent State -4.5
  • Point Total: 143.5

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Missouri State vs. Kent State Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Kent State 79, Missouri State 77

Spread & Total Prediction for Missouri State vs. Kent State

  • Pick ATS: Missouri State (+4.5)
  • Pick OU: Over (143.5)

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Missouri State Performance Insights

  • Missouri State was carried by its defense last year, as it ranked 25th-best in the nation by surrendering just 63.2 points per game. It ranked 325th in college basketball in points scored (65.6 per contest).
  • The Bears grabbed 32.4 rebounds per game (134th-ranked in college basketball) last season, while allowing 28.4 rebounds per contest (34th-ranked).
  • Missouri State ranked 289th in college basketball with 11.7 assists per game.
  • The Bears averaged 11.7 turnovers per game (160th-ranked in college basketball). They forced 11.3 turnovers per contest (238th-ranked).
  • The Bears were 112th in the nation with 7.9 threes per game last season. Meanwhile, they ranked 234th with a 33.1% shooting percentage from three-point land.
  • Missouri State ranked 111th in the country with 6.7 threes allowed per game. Meanwhile, it ranked 96th with a 32.4% shooting percentage allowed from three-point land.
  • Missouri State attempted 31.5 two-pointers per game last year, which accounted for 56.8% of the shots it took (and 67.1% of the team's baskets). Meanwhile, it attempted 24 treys per contest, which were 43.2% of its shots (and 32.9% of the team's buckets).

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