Drexel Dragons vs. Northeastern Huskies - 2/27/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Northeastern Huskies (16-14) at Drexel Dragons (5-23)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 4:00 pm (John A. Daskalakis Center)
The Line: Drexel Dragons +4 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Northeastern Huskies will travel to play the Drexel Dragons in a CAA game on Saturday.
The Drexel Dragons are 5-23 (3-14) and are coming off of a win against Delaware by a score of 74-64. Drexel has won 2 games in a row and is currently 9th in the CAA standings. Drexel also has conference wins against William & Mary and Charleston. Drexel is averaging 63.4 points per game while giving up 70.9 points per game. Drexel is also averaging 33.1 rebounds per game and 12.3 assists per game. Tavon Allen is averaging 12.8 points per game and 2.9 rebounds per game for Drexel. Rodney Williams is averaging 10.6 points per game and 5.1 rebounds per game for the Dragons. Drexel is shooting 68.7% on free throws, 32.1% on three-pointers, and 39% on all field goal attempts.
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The Northeastern Huskies are 16-14 (8-9) and are coming off of a win against Charleston by a score of 58-57. Northeastern has won 4 of their last 5 games and is currently tied for 6th in the CAA standings. Northeastern defeated Drexel by a score of 70-60 in the first meeting between these teams. Northeastern is averaging 72.5 points per game while giving up 71.6 points per game. Northeastern is also averaging 34.1 rebounds per game and 14.9 assists per game. David Walker is averaging 17.9 points per game and 4 assists per game for Northeastern. Quincy Ford is averaging 16.5 points per game and 7.2 rebounds per game for the Huskies. Northeastern is shooting 72.2% on free throws, 36.9% on three-pointers, and 43.5% on all field goal attempts.
Northeastern is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games. Northeastern is 0-4 ATS in their last 4 Saturday games. The under is 4-1 in Northeastern’s last 5 games. Drexel is 6-2-1 ATS in their last 9 Saturday games. Drexel is 7-3-1 ATS in their last 11 games following a win. The over is 5-1 in Drexel’s last 6 home games. The underdog is 5-1 ATS in these two teams last 6 meetings.
Drexel has not been very good this season, but will be playing at home in this game. Northeastern is the much better offensive team in this matchup and has the small rebounding advantage. I like Northeastern on the road.