Looking to win big? The Owls and Bulldogs face off at 2:00 ET on ESPN+. The Bulldogs are hosting the game at Kimmel Arena in Asheville, NC. The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 160.5 points, and the Bulldogs are favored to win at home against the Owls.

KENNESAW STATE OWLS VS UNC ASHEVILLE BULLDOGS BETTING PICK

The Pick: UNC Asheville Bulldogs -4.5

This game will be played at Kimmel Arena at 2:00 ET on Saturday, December 23rd.

WHY BET THE UNC ASHEVILLE BULLDOGS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Bulldogs.
  • Not only will UNC Asheville pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -4.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 160.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Is a Road Win Possible for Kennesaw State?

Heading into their 13th game of the season, Kennesaw State has a 9-3 overall record. In their six games on the road, they have a 3-3 record, while they are a perfect 3-0 at home. As Kennesaw State faces UNC Asheville, their ATS record stands at 6-2-1. Moreover, in their last ten games this season, Kennesaw State has a perfect 4-0 record vs. the spread.

Looking at their over/under performance through 12 games, Kennesaw State has an over/under record of 8-1-0, with their games averaging 165.8 points per game on average. In their most recent three games, the Owls' over/under record is 2-0, with their games averaging 162 points per game.

In their recent matchup, the Kennesaw State offense ended with 94 points against Presbyterian. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 57.1% and made 11 threes. Demond Robinson led the team in scoring, putting up 22 points. Additionally, Jamel King contributed 22 points for the Owls.

At this time, the Owls' defense is positioned 220th in the country, permitting 75.2 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 5.4 threes per game vs. UNC Asheville. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 22.0%.

Does UNC Asheville Have a Shot at a Home Win?

UNC Asheville has a 7-6 record heading into today's game. Over their last three games, including last year, they are 2-1 at home. As UNC Asheville enters today's game, their against-the-spread (ATS) record stands at 2-6. Within that, UNC Asheville is 0-2 ATS at home so far this season, and they have also gone 0-6-1 ATS in their last ten home games.

In 13 games, UNC Asheville comes in with an over/under mark of 4-4-0, with their games averaging 153.6 points per game. Looking at the Bulldogs' last three games, their over/under record is 1-2 with their games averaging 147 points per game.

Coming off their recent game, the UNC Asheville offense tallied 76 points in a matchup against Appalachian State. Their field goal percentage for the game was 45.2%, and they made 14 threes. Offensively, the Bulldogs have a season long field goal percentage of 45%, which is 183rd in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 138th in percentage and 35th in three-pointers made.

In terms of defense, UNC Asheville is currently on par with the NCAA average for points allowed, giving up an average of 74.3 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 4.3 threes per game vs. Kennesaw State. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 23.1%.