Hofstra vs. Drexel - 1/14/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Drexel Dragons (3-12) at Hofstra Pride (11-5)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 14, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Hofstra Arena)
The Line: Hofstra Pride -11 -- Over/Under: 141 See the Latest Odds
The Hofstra Pride and the Drexel Dragons face off on Thursday in college basketball action.
The Hofstra Pride are 11-5 this season and they have won five of their last six games. Hofstra is averaging 79.5 points and they are shooting 44.5 percent while defensively they are allowing 75.4 points and their opponents are shooting 45.3 percent. Juan’ya Freen leads the Pride averaging 16.7 points per game. Ameen Tanksley is averaging 16.4 points and 5.2 rebounds, Brian Bernardi is averaging 14.4 points, and Denton Koon is averaging 11.4 points and 6.6 rebounds. Hofstra is 5-0 at home this season.
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The Drexel Dragons are 3-12 this season and are coming off of a win that ended a four game losing streak. Drexel is averaging 65.1 points and they are shooting 39.1 percent while defensively they are allowing 71 points and their opponents are shooting 46.3 percent. Tavon Allen leads the Dragons averaging 14.5 points per game. Terrell Allen is averaging 10.3 points, Rodney Williams is averaging 9.6 points and 6.4 rebounds, and Rashann London is averaging 9.5 points. Drexel is 1-6 on the road this year.
Hofstra is 4-12 against the spread in their last 16 home games, 1-10-1 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread, and 3-12-1 against the spread following a win. Drexel is 4-1 against the spread in their last five road games, 3-1-1 against the spread against a team with a winning record, and 1-3-1 against the spread following a win. Drexel is 1-6 against the spread in the last seven meetings of these two.
As bad as Drexel is they aren’t all that bad against the number and getting double digits against a soft defense Drexel is my play.