Drexel vs. Northeastern - College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Northeastern Huskies (14-7) at Drexel Dragons (5-14)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 7:00 pm (John A. Daskalakis Center)
The Line: Drexel Dragons +6 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Drexel Dragons and the Northeastern Huskies face off on Wednesday at the Daskalakis Athletic Center in CAA college basketball action.
The Drexel Dragons are 5-14 this season but they have won two of their last three games. Drexel is averaging 56.7 points and they are shooting 37.7 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 63.7 points and their opponents are shooting 44.8 percent. Damion Lee leads the Dragons averaging 20.6 points and 6.2 rebounds per game. Tavon Allen is averaging 10.6 points, Rodney Williams is averaging 7.7 points and 8.1 rebounds, and Rashann London is averaging 7.6 points. Drexel is 2-7 at home and 3-5 in CAA games.
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The Northeastern Huskies are 14-7 this season and they have lost two of their last three games. Northeastern is averaging 67.1 points and they are shooting 46.6 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 64.5 points and their opponents are shooting 44.2 percent. Scott Eatherton leads the Huskies averaging 14.8 points and 6.9 rebounds. David Walker in averaging 12 points, Quincy Ford is averaging 10.2 points and 5.9 rebounds, and T.J. Williams is averaging 9.8 points. Northeastern is 6-4 on the road and 6-2 in CAA games.
Drexel is 6-14 against the spread in their last 20 games, 1-5 against the spread in their last six home games, and 0-5 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread. Northeastern is 5-0 against the spread following a loss, 5-2 against the spread in their last seven road games, and 1-4 against the spread against a team with a losing record. The underdog has covered the point spread in four of the last five meetings of these two.
I understand that Drexel has played well recently but Northeastern is just the better team and my play here.