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Kennesaw State Owls vs Indiana Prediction 12/29/2023

The Kennesaw State Owls (9-4) travel to face off against the Indiana Hoosiers (9-3) on Friday, December 29th. This game will be played at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall in Bloomington and televised on B1G+. Indiana is coming off a win in their previous game, while Kennesaw State is looking to get back on track from a loss to the UNC Asheville. Tip-off is set for 6:00 ET.

Kennesaw State Owls vs Indiana Hoosiers

The Kennesaw State Owls Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

So far this season, Kennesaw State has a 9-4 overall record. When playing on the road, Kennesaw State is 3-4, while they are a perfect 3-0 at home. Against the spread, Kennesaw State has a record of 6-3-1 thus far. In their last ten games, Kennesaw State is 3-1 vs. the spread.

After 13 games, Kennesaw State has an over/under record of 8-2-0, with their games averaging a combined 164.1 points per game so far. Looking at the Owls’ last three games, their over/under record is 1-1 with their games averaging 159 points per game.

The Indiana Hoosiers Are Coming Off A Win

Indiana comes into their 13th game of the season with a record of 9-3. In their previous ten games at home, Indiana has a 7-3 record, which includes last year. As of today’s game, Indiana has a 3-4-1 ATS record. In their previous five games, they are 3-2 vs. the spread.

Indiana’s games have, on average, featured 143.4 points per game leading to an over/under record of 4-4-0. Their average over/under line is currently 141.2 points so far. When looking at the Hoosiers’ last three games, their over/under record is 1-2, with their games averaging 143 points per game.

Kennesaw State Offense Breakdown

Coming off their recent game, the Kennesaw State offense tallied 70 points in a matchup against UNC Asheville. Their field goal percentage for the game was 36.5%, and they made 6 threes. The team’s top scorer is Simeon Cottle, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 16.3, while Terrell Burden also carries a PPG average of 13.5 into the game.

Simeon Cottle (G) 16.3 2.7 3.0
Terrell Burden (G) 13.5 4.3 6.2
Demond Robinson (F) 12.5 8.1 1.0

Indiana Offense Breakdown

In their recent game, the Hoosiers’ offense concluded with 78 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 74.3 points per contest. Kel’el Ware is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 14.9. Meanwhile, Malik Reneau also brings a PPG average of 14.8 into the game.

Kel’el Ware (C) 14.9 8.9 1.8
Malik Reneau (F) 14.8 5.2 2.7
Trey Galloway (G) 10.8 2.1 3.2

Kennesaw State Team Defense

The Owls’ defense is presently ranked 220th nationally, allowing an average of 75.2 points per contest. The Kennesaw State defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 79 points and allowed UNC Asheville to connect on 5 threes.

Indiana Team Defense

The Hoosiers’ defense is presently ranked 171st nationally, allowing an average of 72.0 points per contest. Against Michigan in their most recent game, the Indiana defense gave up a total of 75 points while allowing Michigan to hit 47% of their shots.

Owls vs Hoosiers Trends

  • Across their last three road contests, Kennesaw State has been good against the spread posting a mark of 2-1. Their overall mark in these games was 2-1, while averaging 82 points per game.
  • Through their last five home games, Indiana has an ATS record of just 2-2-1. However, their overall record was 3-2 while averaging 70 points per game.
  • Going back to their last three games as the underdog, the Owls have a straight up record of 0-3. But, their mark vs the spread was just 1-2.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the favorite, Indiana has an ATS mark of 4-5-1 while going 9-1 straight up.

Owls vs Hoosiers Prediction

For a point-spread bet in this Hoosiers vs. Hoosiers matchup, we’re leaning towards the Hoosiers at -12.5. Although our projections show the Hoosiers winning 74-69, we suggest placing your bet on the Owls for the point-spread.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 160 and given that our model is projecting 143 points between the teams, we like the under.

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