Drake Bulldogs vs. DePaul Blue Demons - 12/9/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
DePaul Blue Demons (4-3) at Drake Bulldogs (4-4)
College Basketball: Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Knapp Center)
The Line: Drake Bulldogs -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The DePaul Blue Demons will travel to play the Drake Bulldogs in a non-conference game on Wednesday.
The Drake Bulldogs are 4-4 and are coming off of a loss to Bowling Green by a score of 75-63. Drake allowed Bowling Green to go on a 9-0 run in the second half to put the game out of reach. Reed Timmer had 13 points and 4 rebounds for Drake. Graham Woodward added 13 points for Drake in this game. Drake was out rebounded by a total of 37-29 and had 11 assists in their defeat. Drake is averaging 74.8 points per game while giving up 71.6 points per game. Drake is also averaging 35 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per game. Reed Timmer is averaging 17.9 points per game and 3.3 rebounds per game for Drake. Kale Abrahamson is averaging 17.8 points per game and 4 rebounds per game for Drake. Drake is shooting 70.6% on free throws, 41.6% on three-pointers, and 48.9% on all field goal attempts.
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The DePaul Blue Demons are 4-3 and are coming off of a win against Chicago State by a score of 96-72. DePaul led by 11 points in the second half and blew out their opponent in the second half. Eli Cain led DePaul with 20 points and 6 rebounds. Billy Garrett Jr. added 16 points and 6 rebounds for DePaul. DePaul out rebounded their opponent by a total of 44-36 and had 20 assists in their victory. DePaul is averaging 74.1 points per game while giving up 70.7 points per game. DePaul is also averaging 35.3 rebounds per game and 12.7 assists per game. Billy Garrett Jr. is averaging 15.1 points per game and 3.9 assists per game for DePaul. Myke Henry is averaging 13.1 points per game and 5.3 rebounds per game for DePaul. DePaul is shooting 69.9% on free throws, 33% on three-pointers, and 46.4% on all field goal attempts.
Drake is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 Wednesday games. Drake is 7-3 ATS in their last 10 home games. The under is 4-0 in Drake’s last 4 games overall. DePaul is 2-8 ATS in their last 10 games overall. DePaul is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games against the MVC. The under is 5-0 in DePaul’s last 5 road games.
These two teams are very similar in scoring and points allowed, as well as rebounds and assists per game. This matchup should be a very tight game, as suggested by the line, but I am taking the home team.