Betting on today’s Owls and Pirates game? Catch the action at Minges Coliseum in Greenville, NC, as the Pirates hosts this showdown at 6:00 ET on ESPN+. The over/under for this non-conference contest is set at 158.5 points, with the Pirates being the favored team playing at home against the Owls.
KENNESAW STATE OWLS VS EAST CAROLINA PIRATES BETTING PICK
The Pick: East Carolina Pirates -6.5
This game will be played at Minges Coliseum at 6:00 ET on Tuesday, November 21st.
WHY BET THE EAST CAROLINA PIRATES:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-67 in favor of the Pirates.
- Not only will East Carolina pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -6.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 158.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 142 points.
Are Kennesaw State Ready for a Road Win?
So far this season, Kennesaw State has a record of 3-1. They have played two games at home, winning both, and one game on the road, which they split. As Kennesaw State enters today’s game, their ATS record stands at 2-1. When playing away from home, the Owls are 1-1 vs. the spread, while they are 1-0 ATS on their home court.
Kennesaw State’s games have, on average, featured 161 points per game leading to an over/under record of 3-1-0. Their average over/under line is currently 148.5 points so far. In their most recent three games, the Owls’ over/under record is 2-0, with their games averaging 92 points per game.
Compared to their season average of 89.2 points per game, Kennesaw State struggled in their previous game. Against Northeastern, the Owls scored 79 points while finishing with a field goal percentage of 44.8%. Offensively, the Owls hold a season-long field goal percentage of 41%, placing them 317th in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 359th in terms of percentage and 91st in three-pointers made.
Coming into today’s game, the Kennesaw State defense is giving up an average of 72.8 points per contest. So far, the Kennesaw State defense is giving up an average of 10.8 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 12.8 times per game (435th).
Do the Pirates Stand a Chance at Home?
East Carolina, who has a 2-2 record, is about to play their fifth game of the season. In their last five home games, including last year, East Carolina is 2-3. Against the spread, East Carolina has a current record of 2-2 this season. Including games from the previous season, East Carolina is 6-3 vs. the spread in their last ten games.
East Carolina’s games have, on average, featured 152 points per game leading to an over/under record of 3-1-0. Their average over/under line is currently 141.2 points so far. Over the course of the last five games, the Pirates’ games have averaged 81 points per game, along with an over/under record of 3-1.
East Carolina’s offense had a good outing, putting up 82 points against Georgia Southern. They achieved a 56% field goal percentage and went 14/20 from the free-throw line. Quentin Diboundje led the team in scoring, putting up 27 points. Additionally, Russell Felton Jr. contributed 19 points for the Pirates.
The Pirates’ defense is presently ranked 99th nationally, allowing an average of 70.6 points per contest. Against Georgia Southern in their most recent game, the East Carolina defense gave up a total of 64 points while allowing Georgia Southern to hit 56% of their shots.