The Kennesaw State Owls (4-1) hope to extend a three-game winning streak when they visit the East Carolina Pirates (3-2) at 6:00 PM ET on Tuesday, November 21, 2023 at Minges Coliseum. The contest airs on ESPN+. Below, we dig into the East Carolina vs. Kennesaw State odds and lines around this contest.

The Pirates take the court as 6.5-point favorites against the Owls. The point total for the game is 158.5.

East Carolina has compiled a 2-2-0 record against the spread this season, while Kennesaw State is 2-1-1. Both the Pirates and the Owls are 3-1-0 in terms of going over the point total in their games this season. The teams score 168.6 points per game, 10.1 more points than this matchup’s total.

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Kennesaw State at East Carolina odds, spread and lines

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  • Spread: East Carolina -6.5
  • Total: 158.5
  • Moneyline: East Carolina -294, Kennesaw State +233

East Carolina vs. Kennesaw State prediction

East Carolina 85, Kennesaw State 75


  • East Carolina has been the moneyline favorite four times this season. They’ve finished 2-2 in those games.
  • The Pirates have a 2-2 record (winning 50% of their games) when they have played as a moneyline favorite of -294 or shorter.
  • The implied moneyline probability for this matchup gives East Carolina a 74.6% chance to win.
  • Kennesaw State has split the two games it has played as underdogs this season.
  • The Owls are 1-1 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +233 or more on the moneyline.
  • The implied probability of a win by Kennesaw State based on the moneyline is 30.0%.

Against the spread

  • East Carolina has a record of 2-2-0 against the spread this season.
  • Kennesaw State has covered twice in four games with a spread this season.
  • The 81.4 points per game the Pirates record are 8.6 more points than the Owls allow (72.8).
  • When East Carolina puts up more than 72.8 points, it is 2-2 against the spread and 3-2 overall.
  • Kennesaw State has a 2-0 record against the spread and a 3-0 record overall when giving up fewer than 81.4 points.
  • The Owls score 16.6 more points per game (87.2) than the Pirates give up (70.6).
  • When it scores more than 70.6 points, Kennesaw State is 2-0-1 against the spread and 4-0 overall.
  • East Carolina has an ATS record of 2-2 and a 3-2 record overall when its opponents score fewer than 87.2 points.


  • The average implied total for the Pirates this season is 76.3 points, 6.7 fewer points than their implied total of 83 points in Tuesday’s game.
  • This season, East Carolina has not scored more than the 83 implied points for this matchup.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Owls (81.8) is 5.8 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (76).
  • On the season, Kennesaw State has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (76) three times.