Hofstra Pride vs. Kennesaw State Owls ATS Prediction

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The Kennesaw State Owls (1-7) and the Hofstra Pride (4-3) clash at KSU Convocation Center. The Owls will try to put an end to their seven-game losing streak. Action starts at 2 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 1, 2018.

Hofstra Pride vs. Kennesaw State Owls ATS Odds

In their last game, the Owls were blown out by the Georgia Bulldogs, 84-51, while the Pride defeated the Siena Saints, 94-86.

Hofstra played a nearly perfect game. They had an absurd free throw rate of 0.439 (above their season average of 0.282) and a turnover percentage of 10.3 (better than their season average of 14.8). Siena recorded marks of 0.220 and 15.0, respectively, for those same stats. Kennesaw State, meanwhile, had a better free throw rate (0.176 vs. 0.104). Kennesaw State rallied around Bryson Lockley, who had 10 points and 11 rebounds. Tareq Coburn, meanwhile had a good outing for Hofstra, recording 12 points and 14 rebounds.

The Pride won the only contest between these two teams last year, 75-57. Hofstra had a much better effective field goal percentage (0.534 vs. 0.311). Kennesaw State, on the other hand, had a much better turnover percentage (8.9 vs. 18.5).

Points at the line might be hard to find for Kennesaw State in this contest. Dating back to last season, the Owls rank 232nd in the nation with a free throw attempt (FTA) rate of 0.226, while Hofstra ranks 91st in FTA rate allowed (0.211). Additionally, the Pride rank 36th in offensive efficiency (113.2), while the Owls rank 302nd in defensive efficiency (108.8).

Hofstra Pride at Kennesaw State Owls Free Pick

College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Kennesaw State, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Kennesaw State ranks 67th in steals per game (7.1) while Hofstra ranks 245th (5.3).
  • The Pride rank 190th in assists per game (13.2) while the Owls rank 259th in assists allowed per game (14.6).
  • The Pride rank 155th in three pointers attempted per game (22.2) while the Owls rank 333rd (14.2).
  • Hofstra ranks 74th in rebounds allowed per game (33.3) while Kennesaw State ranks 228th (36.3).