Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Dolphins and Owls. The game is starting at 7:00 ET on ESPN+, and it’s hosted by the Owls at KSU Convocation Center in Kennesaw, GA. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under for this game is set at 147.5 points, and Kennesaw State is favored by -3.5 vs. Jacksonville in a Atlantic Sun conference matchup.

JACKSONVILLE DOLPHINS VS KENNESAW STATE OWLS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Kennesaw State Owls -3.5

This game will be played at KSU Convocation Center at 7:00 ET on Monday, March 4th.

WHY BET THE KENNESAW STATE OWLS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Owls.
  • Not only will Kennesaw State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -3.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 147.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Will the Dolphins Come Through as Road Underdogs?

Despite being just 2-13 on the road this season, Jacksonville has been a solid team at home, going 9-3. However, they have lost two straight games and are just 4-13 as the underdog this year. In their last game, the Dolphins fell to Florida Gulf Coast, 59-57.

So far, Jacksonville is 14-16 overall and 5-11 in Atlantic Sun Conference play. They have gone 9-5 in non-conference games. On the road, the Dolphins have lost 11 straight games, and their average scoring margin is -14.7 points per game.

As the underdog this season, Jacksonville has gone 7-10 against the spread. On the road, their ATS mark is 4-11. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Dolphins are 6-4 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 147.5 is higher than the average over/under line in Jacksonville’s games this year (142.1). So far, 15 of their games have finished with more points than today’s over/under line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 129 points compared to their season average of 142.2 points per game.

The Jacksonville offense, in their latest game, managed to score just 57 points versus Florida Gulf Coast. During the game, they attempted 15 three-point shots and had a field goal percentage of 40%. The team’s scoring leader is Robert McCray, who holds an average of 17.2 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Gyasi Powell is averaging 9.3 points per game this season.

Coming into today’s game, the Jacksonville defense is giving up an average of 71.7 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Jacksonville’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 40.6% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 31.6% this season.

Does Kennesaw State Have What it Takes at Home?

Despite losing their last two games, Kennesaw State has been a much better team at home this season, going 8-4 compared to their 5-11 record on the road. The Owls are favored by 3.5 points today and have gone 11-7 when favored this season. So far, they are 15-15 overall and 6-10 in Atlantic Sun games.

In their last game, Kennesaw State fell to Queens (NC) by a score of 91-82. Over their last 10 home games, the Owls have gone 6-4, and their average scoring margin at home this season is +6.3 points per game.

As the favorite this season, Kennesaw State has gone just 6-11-1 against the spread. Their ATS mark at home is 4-7-1, and over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Owls are 0-10 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 147.5 for the Kennesaw State game against Jacksonville is lower than the average over/under line in their games this season (160). So far, 25 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the average scoring total is 156 points compared to their season average of 163.9 points per game.

The Kennesaw State offense is coming off a game where they scored 82 points against Queens (NC). They posted a field goal percentage of 44.4% and connected on 12 threes. Offensively, the Owls have a season long field goal percentage of 44%, which is 204th in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 293rd in percentage and 27th in three-pointers made.

Coming into the game, Kennesaw State will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 80.4 points per game (324th). The Kennesaw State defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 91 points and allowed Queens (NC) to connect on 12 threes.