Elon Phoenix vs. Kennesaw State Owls Free Prediction


The Elon Phoenix (3-8) will travel to the KSU Convocation Center to take on the Kennesaw State Owls (2-9). Action begins at 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday, December 18, 2018.

Elon Phoenix vs. Kennesaw State Owls ATS Odds

Both teams were victorious over their last opponent. The Owls defeated the Oglethorpe Stormy Petrels 68-57, while the Phoenix beat the Manhattan Jaspers 62-56.

The Phoenix had a much better free throw rate (0.267 vs. 0.077) and had a much better effective field goal percentage (0.556 vs. 0.392). The Owls, meanwhile, had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (47.2 vs. 15.2) and had a better free throw rate (0.220 vs. 0.157). Tyler Hooker played a key role for Kennesaw State with 25 points and five steals. Meanwhile, Tyler Seibring played well for Elon, contributing 17 points and eight rebounds.

Seibring has really been playing well as of late for Elon, averaging 0 points over the last five games.

Getting to the line might be scarce for Kennesaw State in this showdown. The Owls rank 224th in the NCAA with a free throw attempt (FTA) rate of 0.222, while Elon ranks 49th in FTA rate allowed (0.186).

Elon Phoenix at Kennesaw State Owls Free Pick

Prediction: SU Winner – Kennesaw State, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • Elon ranks eighth in three pointers attempted per game (29.9) while Kennesaw State ranks 272nd (12.0).
  • The Owls rank 105th in rebounds per game (37.1) while the Phoenix rank 198th in rebounds allowed per game (37.4).
  • Kennesaw State ranks 120th in steals per game (6.0) while Elon ranks 167th in steals allowed per game (7.9).
  • The Phoenix rank 54th in assists per game (15.3) while the Owls rank 229th (9.8).
  • Elon ranks sixth in blocks allowed per game (1.6) while Kennesaw State ranks 134th (4.2).

Bettings Trends:

  • The Phoenix’s average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 9.0, up from 4.5 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Owls have scored an average of 53.6 points per game (5.9 below their season average) and allowed an average of 61.4 points per game (12.1 below their season average).