Kennesaw State Owls visit East Tennessee State Buccaneers in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
Kennesaw State Owls vs East Tennessee State Buccaneers Odds
The visiting Kennesaw State Owls hope to send their backers to the pay window on Thursday as they look to cover the spread at ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center against the East Tennessee State Buccaneers.
The Owls will try to spoil to the party on Thursday; they are 0-0 ATS against the number this season, while the Buccaneers are 1-2 ATS. Kennesaw State is 0-0 on the totals; East Tennessee State is 1-2.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Buccaneers rated this week at No. 322 and the Owls sitting at No. 346. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 58-56 result in favor of the Buccaneers.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Owls is ranked No. 331 in NCAA hoops at 30 per game. Contrast that with East Tennessee State’s No. 306 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, East Tennessee State is the No. 108-ranked team in the country at 6.8 per game, while Kennesaw State rates No. 307 at 4.7 per game.
Defensively, Kennesaw State features the nation's No. 274-rated defense on the road, allowing 74.1 points per game. East Tennessee State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 171 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Kennesaw State was a 75-68 winner at home against Jacksonville. The Owls grabbed a 75-68 win over the Dolphins on Saturday, behind an 18 -point effort from Markeith Cummings at KSU Convocation Center.
East Tennessee State was a 62-61 winner in its last match on the road against Stetson. Jarvis Jones scored 17 points leading the Buccaneers to a 62-61 victory over Stetson at Edmunds Center on Saturday.
Kennesaw State at USC Upstate, Saturday, February 16
East Tennessee State home to Mercer, Saturday, February 16