Drexel vs. William & Mary - 1/7/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
William & Mary Tribe (9-4) at Drexel Dragons (2-11)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 7, 2016 at 7:00 pm (John A. Daskalakis Center)
The Line: Drexel Dragons +5 -- Over/Under: 137.5 See the Latest Odds
The Drexel Dragons and the William and Mary Tribe face off on Thursday in college basketball action.
The Drexel Dragons are 2-11 this season and they have lost their last three games. Drexel is averaging 65.6 points and they are shooting 38 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 72.3 points and their opponents are shooting 46 percent. Tavon Allen leads the Dragons averaging 15.1 points per game. Terrell Allen is averaging 10.5 points, Rashann London is averaging 10.2 points, Sammy Mojica is averaging 9.2 points. It looks like this season is going to be a struggle for Drexel.
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The William and Mary Tribe are 9-4 this season and they have won four of their last five games. William and Mary is averaging 73.1 points per game and they are shooting 46.8 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 69.3 points and their opponents are shooting 41.2 percent. Omar Prewitt leads the Tribe averaging 18.2 points and 6.5 rebounds per game. Daniel Dixon is averaging 14.7 points, Terry Tarpey is averaging 9.1 points and 7.7 rebounds, and Sean Sheldon is averaging 8.1 points. William and Mary is 2-3 on the road this season.
Drexel is 4-1-1 against the spread against a team with a winning record, 3-1-1 against the spread in their last five games, and 0-5-2 against the spread in their last seven home games against a team with a losing road record. William and Mary is 4-1 against the spread in their last five road games, 1-4 against the spread following a win, and 2-5 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread. The road team has covered the point spread in seven of the last eight meetings of these two.
The total here looks just a drop low at 137.5 so my free pick is over.