Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Owls versus the Eagles? Tip off is at at 7:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Alico Arena in Fort Myers, FL. This Atlantic Sun conference matchup has an over/under of 154 points, and Florida Gulf Coast is favored to win by -3 at home vs. Kennesaw State.

KENNESAW STATE OWLS VS FLORIDA GULF COAST EAGLES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Florida Gulf Coast Eagles -3

This game will be played at Alico Arena at 7:00 ET on Thursday, February 22nd.

WHY BET THE FLORIDA GULF COAST EAGLES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Eagles.
  • Not only will Florida Gulf Coast pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -3.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 154 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Is a Road Win Possible for Kennesaw State?

The Owls of Kennesaw State come into today’s game against Florida Gulf Coast with a record of 14-13. So far this season, all of the Owls’ games have been played on the road. Kennesaw State has a subpar ATS performance, sitting at 9-15-1. Over their last five games, the team has gone 1-4 vs. the spread.

Looking at their over/under performance through 27 games, Kennesaw State has an over/under record of 16-9-0, with their games averaging 164.7 points per game on average. The Owls’ have recorded an over/under record of 1-2 in their last three games, with their games averaging 161 points per game.

Coming off a good offensive performance, Kennesaw State’s offense scored 81 points against North Florida. Their field goal percentage for the game was 46.2%, and they went 15/22 from the free-throw line. On the offensive front, the Owls have a season-long field goal percentage of 44%, ranking 208th nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 282nd in terms of percentage and 22nd in three-pointers made.

Looking at the Kennesaw State defense, they will be looking for a better performance considering they are currently conceding 80.4 points per game (321st). In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Kennesaw State’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 43.7% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 32.0% this season.

Can the Eagles Deliver Being Favored at Home?

Florida Gulf Coast comes into their 28th game of the season with a record of 11-16. The Eagles have a 3-11 record on the road, and they have gone 5-5 at home. As of today’s game, Florida Gulf Coast holds a 12-12 ATS record. When playing away, the Eagles are 7-7 vs. the spread, while they are 5-5 ATS at home.

After 27 games, Florida Gulf Coast has an over/under record of 10-14-0, with their games averaging a combined 141 points per game so far. The Eagles’ last five games have finished with a combined 137 points per game and an over/under record of 1-4.

Florida Gulf Coast offense recently wrapped up a game with a total of 60 points against Stetson. In that game, they made 5/17 three-point attempts and achieved a field goal percentage of 45.5%. Offensively, the Eagles have a season long field goal percentage of 45%, which is 185th in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 135th in percentage and 161st in three-pointers made.

Currently, the Eagles’ defense holds the 164th rank in the nation, allowing 71.7 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Florida Gulf Coast’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 42.5% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 33.7% this season.