Drexel vs. Elon - 2/18/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Elon Phoenix (14-13) at Drexel Dragons (3-22)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 7:00 pm (John A. Daskalakis Center)
The Line: Drexel Dragons +4 -- Over/Under: 141 See the Latest Odds
The Drexel Dragons and the Elon Phoenix face off on Thursday in Colonial Athletic Association college basketball action.
The Drexel Dragons are 3-22 this season and they have lost their last 10 games in a row. Drexel is averaging 61.9 points per game and they are shooting 38 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 70.9 points and their opponents are shooting 46.6 percent. Tavon Allen leads the Dragons averaging 12.3 points per game. Rodney Williams is averaging 10.2 points and 5.4 rebounds, Sammy Mojica is averaging 10.1 points, and Terrell Allen is averaging 8.9 points. Drexel is 2-7 at home and 1-13 in the CAA.
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The Elon Phoenix are 14-13 this season and they have lost their last three games in a row. Elon is averaging 76.2 points per game and they are shooting 44.3 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 77.8 points and their opponents are shooting 45.2 percent. Tanner Samson leads the Phoenix averaging 12.4 points per game. Luke Eddy is averaging 11 points, Tyler Seibring is averaging 9.9 points, and Dmitri Thompson is averaging 9.6 points. Elon is 6-6 on the road and 5-9 in CAA play.
Drexel is 2-7 against the spread in their last nine games, 15-36-3 against the spread in their last 54 home games, and 1-6 against the spread against a team with a winning record. Elon is 5-1 against the spread in their last six road games, 4-1 against the spread against a team with a losing record, and 4-1 against the spread in their last five road games against a team with a losing home record. The road team has covered the point spread in the last four meetings of these two.
The line looks fishy here but I still don’t see any other way to go so I will take Elon.