The Indiana Hoosiers (9-3) take on the Kennesaw State Owls (8-4) at 7:00 PM ET on Friday, December 23, 2022.
Friday’s matchup between the Hoosiers and the Owls features the Hoosiers as heavy 19.5-point favorites. A 141.5-point over/under has been set for the matchup.
Indiana vs. Kennesaw State Odds
Point Spread for Indiana vs. Kennesaw State
The spread for this matchup is set at 19.5 points, with bookmakers listing Indiana as the favorite.
Indiana vs. Kennesaw State Moneyline
As for the moneyline, Indiana has -3225 odds to pick up the win, while Kennesaw State is listed at +1313 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 141.5 points.
Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Friday, December 23, 2022
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- Location: Bloomington, Indiana
- Arena: Assembly Hall
Indiana vs. Kennesaw State Betting Trends
In the Indiana’s 12 games this year, it has six wins against the spread. The Hoosiers have come away with seven wins in the eight contests they have been listed as the favorites in this season. Indiana’s games this year have gone over the point total 88.9% of the time (eight out of nine games with a set point total).
Kennesaw State has six wins against the spread in nine games this year. The Owls have won 40% of the games this season they were the moneyline underdog (2-3). Kennesaw State’s games this season have hit the over five times in nine opportunities (55.6%).
Indiana vs. Kennesaw State Key Players to Watch
Trayce Jackson-Davis posts 16.4 points and 8.2 rebounds per game — both team highs. He is also posting 2.8 assists, shooting 63.4% from the field. Race Thompson averages 8.8 points, 5.8 rebounds and 1.0 assists per contest, shooting 48.8% from the field. Xavier Johnson paces the Hoosiers at 4.9 assists per contest, while also putting up 3.3 rebounds and 9.9 points. Jalen Hood-Schifino posts 9.9 points, 4.6 rebounds and 4.4 assists per game, shooting 37.9% from the field and 35.7% from downtown with 1.1 made 3-pointers per contest.
Chris Youngblood is the Owls’ top scorer (14.2 points per game) and assist man (1.8), and averages 4.3 rebounds. Terrell Burden is posting a team-high 3.8 assists per contest. He’s also delivering 11.3 points and 2.5 rebounds, hitting 48.9% of his shots from the field. Brandon Stroud tops the Owls in rebounding (6.8 per game), and produces 7.6 points and 1.3 assists. He also puts up 1.1 steals and 0.2 blocked shots. Demond Robinson gets the Owls 8.5 points, 4.8 rebounds and 0.6 assists per contest. He also averages 1.0 steal and 0.9 blocked shots.
What you need to know about the Indiana Hoosiers
On offense, the Hoosiers are scoring 81.0 points per game (31st-ranked in college basketball). They are surrendering 66.2 points per contest at the other end of the court (114th-ranked). Indiana is averaging 34.3 boards per game (103rd-ranked in college basketball) this season, while allowing 29.8 rebounds per contest (110th-ranked).
Indiana is making 7.1 threes per game (225th-ranked in college basketball) this year, while putting up a 36.3% three-point percentage (83rd-ranked). The Hoosiers are 184th in the country with 7.2 threes allowed per game so far this year. Meanwhile, they rank 133rd with a 31.9% shooting percentage allowed from beyond the arc.
What you need to know about the Kennesaw State Owls
The Owls score 73.1 points per game and give up 65.9, ranking them 165th in the nation on offense and 108th on defense. In 2022-23, Kennesaw State is 275th in the country in rebounds (30.6 per game) and 170th in rebounds conceded (30.8).
At home the Owls are scoring 84.5 points per game, 16.8 more than they are averaging on the road (67.7). In 2022-23, Kennesaw State is 51st in college basketball in 3-point makes (9.1 per game) and 45th in 3-point percentage (37.8%). Giving up 5.7 3-pointers per game and conceding 30.9% from beyond the arc, the Owls are 41st and 97th in college basketball, respectively, in those categories.
Indiana vs. Kennesaw State Prediction & Pick
Our prediction to win this game is Indiana, and we project that Kennesaw State will cover the spread (Indiana -19.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 141.5 points.
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