DePaul vs. Drake - 11/30/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Drake Bulldogs (1-5) at DePaul Blue Demons (3-1)
College Basketball: Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 8:30 pm (McGrath-Phillips Arena)
The Line: DePaul Blue Demons -11 -- Over/Under: 131 See the Latest Odds
The DePaul Blue Demons and the Drake Bulldogs face off on Wednesday in college basketball action.
The DePaul Blue Demons are 3-1 this season and they have won their last 2 games. DePaul is averaging 70.5 points per game and they are shooting 46.2 percent from the floor and 34.8 percent from beyond the 3-point arc while defensively they are allowing 65.8 points and their opponents are shooting 41.9 percent. Eli Cain is the Blue Demons top scorer averaging 21.8 points per game. Billy Garrett is averaging 14.5 points for DePaul, Darrick Wood is averaging 10.7 points, and Tre’Darius McCallum is averaging 8.5 points and 8 rebounds. DePaul looks to have some talent on the roster and this could be the year they challenge to be relevant once again.
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The Drake Bulldogs are 1-5 this season and they have lost their last 3 games. Drake is averaging 65.3 points per game and they are shooting 44.2 percent from the floor including 34.9 percent from beyond the 3-point arc while defensively they are allowing 68.3 points and their opponents are shooting 44.7 percent. Reed Timmer leads the Bulldogs averaging 16 points per game. Billy Wampler is averaging 6.3 points, De’Antae McMurray is averaging 6.3 points, and Graham Woodward is averaging 6.3 points. Drake looks to have very few answers so far this season.
DePaul is 4-9 against the spread in their last 13 games, 5-11 against the spread against the MVC, and 1-5-1 against the spread following a win. Drake is 7-18-1 against the spread in their last 26 non-conference games, 5-16 against the spread following a loss, and 1-6 against the spread in their last 7 road games.
This is a big number but this is a big mismatch and DePaul is looking like an improved team and they cover big here.