Towson Tigers vs. Drexel Dragons - 1/16/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Drexel Dragons (3-13) at Towson Tigers (12-6)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 4:00 pm (SECU Arena)
The Line: Towson Tigers -7.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Drexel Dragons will travel to play the Towson Tigers in a CAA game on Saturday.
The Towson Tigers are 12-6 (3-2) and are coming off of a win against Delaware by a score of 79-77. Towson has won 5 of their last 7 games and is tied for 3rd in the CAA. Towson is averaging 72.6 points per game while giving up 65.8 points per game. Towson is also averaging 41 rebounds per game and 11.6 assists per game. William Adala Moto is averaging 14.8 points per game and 8.1 rebounds per game for Towson. Byron Hawkins is averaging 13.9 points per game and 2.8 rebounds per game for the Tigers. Towson is shooting 69.5% on free throws, 30.6% on three-pointers, and 42.3% on all field goal attempts.
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The Drexel Dragons are 3-13 (1-4) and are coming off of a loss to Hofstra by a score of 69-61. Drexel has lost 5 of their last 6 games and only has 3 wins this season. Drexel is averaging 64.8 points per game while giving up 70.9 points per game. Drexel is also averaging 35.5 rebounds per game and 11.4 assists per game. Tavon Allen is averaging 14.3 points per game and 2.9 rebounds per game for Drexel. Terrell Allen is averaging 10.2 points per game and 3.1 assists per game for the Dragons. Drexel is shooting 69.2% on free throws, 31.7% on three-pointers, and 38.9% on all field goal attempts.
Drexel is 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 Saturday games. Drexel is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 road games. The under is 11-1 in Drexel’s last 12 games. Towson is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 Saturday games. Towson is 2-6-1 ATS in their last 9 home games. The under is 5-1 in Towson’s last 6 home games. The road team is 5-0-1 ATS in these two teams last 6 meetings.
Towson should be able to handle Drexel in this game. Drexel has really struggled, while Towson has been playing well this season. Towson has the rebounding advantage and is the better shooting team. I am picking Towson here.