Kennesaw State Owls visit Northern Kentucky Norse in college basketball clash
Kennesaw State Owls vs Northern Kentucky Norse Odds
A key college battle sees the visiting Kennesaw State Owls travelling to Northern Kentucky Saturday to take on the Norse.
The Norse sit at 14-6 (12-5 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Owls are currently 2-18 (0-0 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Northern Kentucky is 7-6 OU, and Kennesaw State is 0-0 OU.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Norse rated this week at No. 282 and the Owls sitting at No. 345. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 59-52 result in favor of the Norse.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Northern Kentucky has the nation's No. 343-rated offensive output, at 56.6 PPG. The visiting Owls defense ranks No. 297 allowing on average 72.1 PPG. The Norse FG% has averaged 39.1% so far, less than the Owls marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.4% per game.
Defensively, Kennesaw State features the nation's No. 291-rated defense on the road, allowing 75.7 points per game. Northern Kentucky, meanwhile, comes in at No. 345 nationally in scoring at home.
Kennesaw State lost its last outing, a 79-72 result against Lipscomb on January 24. Kennesaw State suffered a 79-72 loss against Lipscomb on Thursday, getting 20 points from Delbert Love in a losing effort at Allen Arena.
Northern Kentucky was a 63-46 winner in their most recent outing at home against Mercer. Eshaunte Jones scored 26 points for Northern Kentucky on Thursday, leading the Norse to a 63-46 win over Mercer at The Bank of Kentucky Center.
Kennesaw State at Mercer, Friday, February 1
Northern Kentucky at East Tennessee State, Thursday, January 31