The Kennesaw State Owls and Charleston Southern Buccaneers meet Monday in college basketball action at the Buccaneer Fieldhouse. The Kennesaw State Owls look for their sixth victory. The Charleston Southern Buccaneers look for their third win.
The Kennesaw State Owls are averaging 75.4 points on 46.4 percent shooting and allowing 65.9 points on 43.1 percent shooting. Chris Youngblood is averaging 15.1 points and 4.4 rebounds, while Terrell Burden is averaging 12 points and 3.1 rebounds. Brandon Stroud is grabbing 7.1 rebounds and Demond Robinson is dishing 0.6 assists. The Kennesaw State Owls are shooting 39.4 percent from beyond the arc and 63.2 percent from the free throw line. The Kennesaw State Owls are allowing 32.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.3 rebounds per game.
The Charleston Southern Buccaneers are averaging 70.3 points on 39.8 percent shooting and allowing 74.3 points on 45.5 percent shooting. Claudell Harris Jr. is averaging 17.6 points and 2.7 assists, while Taje’ Kelly is averaging 11 points and 7.1 rebounds. Tahlik Chavez is dishing 0.9 assists and Kalib Clinton is grabbing 3.7 rebounds. The Charleston Southern Buccaneers are shooting 31.1 percent from beyond the arc and 71.6 percent from the free throw line. The Charleston Southern Buccaneers are allowing 36.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.1 rebounds per game.
The Owls are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 Monday games and 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games following a straight up win. The Buccaneers are 8-18-1 ATS in their last 27 home games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Monday games. The over is 12-4 in Owls last 16 overall. The over is 4-1 in Buccaneers last 5 overall.
The Kennesaw State Owls are simply the better team up to this point as they win by an average of 9.5 points while Charleston Southern loses by an average of 4 points. In the underdog role, the Charleston Southern Buccaneers lose by an average of 17.8 points. Kennesaw State had moments against VCU and Florida and should have little trouble here. Give me the Owls and the reasonable chalk.