Toledo vs. Kent State: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch

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Toledo vs. Kent State: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch


A pair of hot teams meet when the Toledo Rockets (27-6, 16-2 MAC) host the Kent State Golden Flashes (27-6, 15-3 MAC) on March 11, 2023. The Rockets will put their 17-game win streak on the line against the Golden Flashes, winners of five straight.

Toledo won its previous game versus Ohio, 82-75, on Friday. Rayj Dennis was its high scorer with 28 points. In its previous game, Kent State beat Akron on Friday, 79-73. Miryne Thomas scored a team-high 24 points (and added zero assists and five boards).

When is Toledo vs. Kent State and when does it start?

This matchup between the Rockets and Golden Flashes will take place on Saturday, March 11, 2023. Expect to see the opening tip at 7:30 PM ET.

Where to Watch Toledo vs. Kent State

The Rockets and Golden Flashes will take to the floor at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse for this matchup on March 11, and if you’d like to see the matchup live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on ESPN2.

Toledo Rockets vs. Kent State Golden Flashes Game Preview

Toledo Stats, Odds & Insights

Toledo outscores opponents by 9.8 points per game (scoring 85.8 per game to rank second in college basketball while allowing 76.0 per outing to rank 327th in college basketball) and has a +323 scoring differential overall.

The Rockets score 20.5 more points than the Golden Flashes allow (65.3).

Toledo connects on 8.7 three-pointers per game (58th in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 7.9. It shoots 40.1% from deep while its opponents hit 35.4% from long range.

The Rockets are averaging 89.9 points per game in home games. When playing on the road, they are averaging 82.3 points per contest.

On the offensive side of the ball, Toledo has picked up its production a little bit over its last 10 games, scoring 87.8 points per contest over that stretch as opposed to the 85.8 it has racked up over the course of this year.

Kent State Stats, Odds & Insights

Kent State has a +356 scoring differential, topping opponents by 10.8 points per game. It is putting up 76.1 points per game, 76th in college basketball, and is allowing 65.3 per outing to rank 47th in college basketball.

The Golden Flashes score just 0.1 more points per game (76.1) than the Rockets allow (76.0).

Kent State knocks down 7.8 three-pointers per game (133rd in college basketball), 1.4 more than its opponents.

The Golden Flashes are putting up more points at home (83.9 per game) than on the road (68.3).

Kent State is posting 79.7 points per game over its previous 10 games, which is 3.6 more than its average for the season (76.1).

Rockets Key Players to Watch

Rockets Leaders
Rayj Dennis 33 19.5 4.5 5.7 1.4 0.2 1.5
JT Shumate 33 16.3 4.8 1.3 0.6 1.1 1.6
Setric Millner Jr. 33 15.8 5.8 1.8 1.1 0.2 1.7
Dante Maddox Jr. 33 11.6 3.9 1.9 1.1 0.2 1.9
Tyler Cochran 9 9.2 4.3 0.8 1.3 0.2 0.7

Golden Flashes Key Players to Watch

Golden Flashes Leaders
Sincere Carry 33 17.4 3.7 4.8 1.8 0.2 1.8
Malique Jacobs 32 12.8 5.0 3.5 2.8 0.8 0.6
Miryne Thomas 33 10.5 5.4 0.8 1.2 0.6 1.9
Jalen Sullinger 33 8.5 1.3 0.7 0.5 0.1 1.6
Giovanni Santiago 23 7.5 1.8 1.7 1.1 0.2 1.4

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Author: Andy Molitor

Andy has been involved in sports betting on and off his entire adult life and has been creating content surrounding it for the past five years. While the NFL is his first love, he also bets hundreds of college basketball games every winter and loves sweating golf DFS during the football offseason.