Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles at Kennesaw State Owls Free Prediction


The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (3-7) and the Kennesaw State Owls (1-9) square off at KSU Convocation Center. The Golden Eagles look to put an end to their five-game losing streak. The game gets underway at 4 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 15, 2018.

Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles at Kennesaw State Owls ATS Odds

In their last game, the Owls were victorious over the Oglethorpe Stormy Petrels, 68-57, while the Golden Eagles fell to the Memphis Tigers, 76-61.

Kennesaw State dominated nearly every stat category in the game. They had an offensive rebounding percentage of 47.2 and a free throw rate of 0.220. Oglethorpe put up marks of 15.2 and 0.157, respectively, for those same stats. Tennessee Tech, meanwhile, had a much better free throw rate (0.365 vs. 0.108). Kennesaw State’s Tyler Hooker had a good outing, putting up 25 points and five steals. Micaiah Henry, meanwhile was a key piece for Tennessee Tech with 23 points and 13 rebounds.

The Golden Eagles won the sole game between these two teams last season, 82-68. Tennessee Tech launched 19 three pointers, making eight of them (42.1 percent), while Kennesaw State was just 2-14 (14.3 percent). This will be the first matchup of the year between these two teams.

Opposite styles will be on display in this contest. Tennessee Tech prefers an up-tempo style of play (68th in possessions per game), while Kennesaw State is slower-paced (186th in possessions per game).

Tennessee Tech at Kennesaw State Odds Pick

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

Betting Notes:

  • Tennessee Tech ranks 109th in assists per game (14.5) while Kennesaw State ranks 264th (8.9).
  • The Golden Eagles rank 184th in three pointers attempted per game (21.1) while the Owls rank 289th (11.9).
  • Tennessee Tech blocks 5.4 opponent shots per game, which ranks 82nd in the country. Kennesaw State ranks 175th in blocks allowed per game (4.2).
  • The Golden Eagles rank 39th in steals per game (7.9) while the Owls rank 193rd in steals allowed per game (7.8).
  • Kennesaw State averages 37.3 rebounds per game, which ranks 96th in the NCAA. Tennessee Tech ranks 227th in rebounds allowed per game (39.8).

Bettings Trends:

  • The Owls\u2019 average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 7.8, down from 15.9 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Golden Eagles have scored an average of 60.0 points per game (12.4 below their season average) and allowed an average of 92.4 points per game (11.6 above their season average).