The Owls and Eagles are set to face off at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. The Eagles will host the game at Alico Arena in Fort Myers, FL. The over/under for this Atlantic Sun conference contest is set at 154 points, with Florida Gulf Coast being favored by -3 at home against 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.

Does Kennesaw State Have What it Takes to Win as Road Underdogs?

Kennesaw State, who have played 27 games so far, come into their 28th game of the season with a 14-13 overall record. Going into this game, the Owls have a 4-9 record on the road and an 8-4 record at home. Kennesaw State is currently sitting below .500 when it comes to their ATS performance, with a record of 9-15-1. In their last five games, they are 1-4 vs. the spread.

So far, Kennesaw State’s games have averaged 164.7 points per game with the average over/under line being 159.6 points. In the Owls’ last five games, the combined scoring average stands at 160 points per game, accompanied by an over/under record of 2-3.

In their latest game, Kennesaw State’s offense looked good, scoring 81 points against North Florida. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 46.2% and made 15/22 free throws. Terrell Burden is leading the team in scoring at 16.7 points per contest. Simeon Cottle has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 15.6 going into the game.

The Owls’ defense is presently ranked 321st nationally, allowing an average of 80.4 points per contest. In today’s game vs. Florida Gulf Coast, the Kennesaw State defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Kennesaw State made 15 free-throws vs. the Owls.

Will Florida Gulf Coast Secure A Victory as Home Favorites?

When they take on Kennesaw State, the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles come in with a record of 11-16. On the road, they are 3-11, and at home, they are 5-5. As of today’s game, Florida Gulf Coast holds a 12-12 ATS record. In their last ten games, Florida Gulf Coast is 4-1 vs. the spread.

In 27 games, Florida Gulf Coast comes in with an over/under mark of 10-14-0, with their games averaging 141 points per game. In their most recent three games, the Eagles’ over/under record is 1-2, with their games averaging 135 points per game.

Coming off their recent game, the Florida Gulf Coast offense tallied 60 points in a matchup against Stetson. Their field goal percentage for the game was 45.5%, and they made 5 threes. Leading the team in scoring is Zach Anderson, who is averaging 13.3 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Keeshawn Kellman also maintains a PPG average of 12.1 heading into game.

At present, the Eagles’ defense is nationally ranked 164th, allowing 71.7 points per game. Florida Gulf Coast will look once again to perform well on defense, holding Stetson to just 41% shooting in their most recent game.