Drexel vs. College of Charleston - 3/6/15 CAA Tournament Pick, Odds, and Prediction
College of Charleston Cougars (8-23) at Drexel Dragons (11-18)
College Basketball: Friday, March 6, 2015 at 8:30 pm (Royal Farms Arena)
The Line: Drexel Dragons +1 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Charleston Cougars and Drexel Dragons meet Friday in the first round of the CAA Tournament.
The Charleston Cougars look for a win after losing six of their last seven games. On the season, Charleston is averaging 58.9 points on 40.7 percent shooting and is allowing 64.6 points on 42 percent shooting. Joe Chealey is averaging 12.4 points and 3.4 assists while Canyon Barry is averaging 12.4 points and 5.2 rebounds. Anthony Stitt is dishing 2.6 assists and Adjehi Baru is grabbing 6.4 rebounds. The Charleston Cougars have four players averaging at least 7.8 points, and they’re shooting 66.2 percent from the line and 34.2 percent from deep. Defensively, Charleston is allowing 35.4 percent shooting from deep and has given up 68 or less points in six of its last seven games.
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The Drexel Dragons look for a win after losing four of their last five games. On the season, Drexel is averaging 60.2 points on 39.3 percent shooting and is allowing 65 points on 45.1 percent shooting. Tavon Allen is averaging 11.1 points and 2.4 assists while Rodney Williams is averaging 8.3 points and seven rebounds. Rashann London is dishing 1.6 assists while Freddie Wilson is shooting 32 percent. The Drexel Dragons have three players averaging at least 7.2 points, and they’re shooting 75.1 percent from the line and 32.5 percent from deep. Defensively, Drexel is allowing 35.2 percent shooting from deep and has given up 66 or less points in five of its last eight games.
The Cougars are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 neutral site games and 17-35-2 ATS in their last 54 games following a S.U. loss. The Dragons are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 games following a S.U. win and 7-3-1 ATS in their last 11 games overall. The Cougars are 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings.
Both teams really in a funk right now, I'm going to side with the team that's been less horrible lately, and that's the Drexel Dragons. Look for Rodney Williams to takeover this game and lead Drexel to a victory.