Betting on today’s Owls and Hatters game? Catch the action at Edmunds Center in DeLand, FL, as the Hatters hosts this showdown at 2:00 ET on ESPN+. The over/under for this Atlantic Sun conference contest is set at 161.5 points, with Stetson being favored by -2.5 at home against Kennesaw State.

KENNESAW STATE OWLS VS STETSON HATTERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Stetson Hatters -2.5

This game will be played at Edmunds Center at 2:00 ET on Saturday, February 24th.

WHY BET THE STETSON HATTERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Hatters.
  • Not only will Stetson pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -2.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 161.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Are the Owls Ready for a Win at DeLand?

With a 15-13 record, Kennesaw State has been better at home with an 8-4 record compared to 5-9 on the road. As an underdog, the Owls have gone 2-6 compared to 11-7 as the favorite.

Coming off a 74-67 win over Florida Gulf Coast, Kennesaw State has gone 4-6 in its last 10 road games. Over the last five road games, the Owls are 2-3.

As the underdog this season, Kennesaw State has gone 4-4 vs. the spread and they are 10-15-1 overall. On the road, the Owls have an ATS mark of 6-8 and they are 2-1 in their last three road games vs. the spread.

So far this season, the over/under record in Kennesaw State games is 16-10 and today’s line of 161.5 is consistent with the average OU line in their games (159.3). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is just 143 points and their over/under record over their last three games is 0-3.

Coming off their recent game, the Kennesaw State offense tallied 74 points in a matchup against Florida Gulf Coast. Their field goal percentage for the game was 49.1%, and they made 7 threes. Leading the team in scoring is Terrell Burden, who is averaging 16.6 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Simeon Cottle also maintains a PPG average of 15.1 heading into game.

Currently, the Owls’ defense holds the 320th rank in the nation, allowing 79.9 points per game. In today’s game vs. Stetson, 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 19 free-throws vs. the Owls.

Are the Hatters Ready for a Home Win?

Stetson enters this game with a 17-11 record overall and a 9-4 mark in Atlantic Sun play. They have gone 9-2 at home this season, and they are 8-4 when favored.

Over their last 10 games at home, the Hatters have gone 8-2. In their most recent game, they lost to Queens (NC) by a score of 83-75.

As the favorite, Stetson has gone just 5-7 vs. the spread this season. Their overall ATS mark is 13-12, and they are 6-5 at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Hatters have a record of 4-6.

Stetson’s over/under record this season is 9-14-2, and today’s over/under line of 161.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (146.3). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 148 points.

In their latest game, Stetson offense put up 75 points against Queens (NC). They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 48.5% and made 6 threes. On the offensive front, the Hatters have a season-long field goal percentage of 46%, ranking 137th nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 100th in terms of percentage and 37th in three-pointers made.

At present, the Hatters’ defense is nationally ranked 162nd, allowing 71.5 points per game. Against Queens (NC), the Hatters’ defense gave up 83 points and did a good job not fouling. For the game, Queens (NC) only made 5 free-throws.