Drexel vs. Southern Miss - 11/30/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Southern Miss Golden Eagles (3-1) at Drexel Dragons (1-4)
College Basketball: Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 5:00 pm (John A. Daskalakis Center)
The Line: Drexel Dragons -1 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles and Drexel Dragons play Sunday afternoon at the Daskalakis Athletic Center.
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are off to a 3-1 start and rely heavily on their offense. On the season, Southern Miss is averaging 69 points on 42.8 percent shooting and is allowing 70 points on 46.9 percent shooting. Matt Bingaya leads Southern Miss with 19.5 points and 6.5 rebounds while Chip Armelin is averaging 11.3 points on 41.7 percent shooting. Rasham Suarez is producing 4.3 assists and Norville Carey is shooting 68.2 percent from the field. The Southern Miss Golden Eagles have six different players averaging at least six points and are shooting 69.2 percent from the free throw line. The weaknesses for Southern Miss is the fact it’s allowed 70 or more points in two straight games and is averaging just 31.8 rebounds per game. Bingaya is the Golden Eagles main rebounder.
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The Drexel Dragons are coming off their first win of the season and haven’t played in a week. On the season, Drexel is averaging 54.8 points on 35.5 percent shooting and is allowing 62.8 points on 43.4 percent shooting. Damion Lee leads Drexel with 20.8 points and 5.8 rebounds while Tavon Allen is averaging 9.2 points on 25 percent shooting. Rodney Williams is grabbing eight rebounds per game and Rashann London is shooting 40.6 percent from the field. The Drexel Dragons are an extremely challenged offensive team, shooting just 30.1 percent from three and scoring 66 or less points in four of their five games. The strength for Drexel is the 74.4 percent free throw shooting and the 35.6 rebounds per game.
The Golden Eagles are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 Sunday games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Dragons are 4-9-1 ATS in their last 14 home games and 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games overall.
In a toss-up game, I have to go with the team that can put the ball in the hoop and has a couple of guys who can takeover in key moments. Drexel is painful offensively and has just one guy who does pretty much everything. Give me the Southern Miss Golden Eagles.