Drexel vs. James Madison - 2/4/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
James Madison Dukes (16-7) at Drexel Dragons (3-18)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 7:00 pm (John A. Daskalakis Center)
The Line: Drexel Dragons +6 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The James Madison Dukes and Drexel Dragons meet Thursday at the Daskalakis Athletic Center.
The James Madison Dukes look to stay hot after winning six of their last nine games. The James Madison Dukes are averaging 75.4 points on 45.1 percent shooting and allowing 67.7 points on 39.9 percent shooting. Ron Curry is averaging 16.2 points and 3.7 assists while Shakir Brown is averaging 12.3 points and 6.3 rebounds. Dimitrije Cabarkapa is the third double-digit scorer and Jackson Kent is dishing 1.6 assists. The James Madison Dukes are shooting 36.8 percent from beyond the arc and 69.4 percent from the free throw line. The Dukes are allowing 28.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38.8 rebounds per game. The James Madison Dukes have won 11 of their last 14 road games.
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The Drexel Dragons need a victory in order to snap a six-game losing streak. The Drexel Dragons are averaging 63.7 points on 38.4 percent shooting and allowing 71.2 points on 45.2 percent shooting. Tavon Allen is averaging 13.5 points and 2.1 assists while Terrell Allen is averaging 10 points and 2.9 rebounds. Sammy Mojica is dishing two assists and Rodney Williams is grabbing 5.7 rebounds. The Drexel Dragons are shooting 32.3 percent from beyond the arc and 69.5 percent from the free throw line. The Dragons are allowing 35.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.9 rebounds per game. The Drexel Dragons have lost eight of their last 10 home games.
The Dukes are 16-5 ATS in their last 21 road games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Dragons are 15-35-3 ATS in their last 53 home games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The home team is 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings.
James Madison has a great reputation of winning on the road and has the look of a team that can make a run for an NCAA tournament. A struggling Drexel team is in over its head here.