Delaware Blue Hens vs. Drexel Dragons - 2/23/14
Drexel Dragons (14-12) at Delaware Blue Hens (20-8)
College Basketball: Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 3:00 pm (Bob Carpenter Center)
The Line: Delaware Blue Hens -5.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Drexel Dragons and Delaware Fightin Blue Hens will meet again on Sunday afternoon. Delaware won the previous meeting back in January, 90-77.
The Dragons have won three of their last five games, but are coming off an overtime loss to James Madison. During this small stretch, they’re averaging 64 points on 41.7 percent shooting and allowing 56.6 points on 36.3 percent shooting. They average just 69.5 points on the season and allow 67.9 points. On the road, they average 66.7 points and allow 67.2 points. They are 12-12-1 ATS overall and10-5 ATS on the road.
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The Blue Hens bounced back from their loss against Towson with an 81-77 victory over Hofstra. They have now won 14 of their last 15 games. They average 79.7 points and shoot 44.2 percent from the field on the season. Defensively, they’re allowing 75.7 points and 44.5 percent shooting. However, both of those numbers improve on their home court, as they allow 71.4 points on 43.2 percent shooting. Offensively, they average 79.7 points and shoot 43.7 percent on their home court. They are 12-7-1 ATS overall and 4-4 ATS on their home court.
The Dragons are just 5-7 SU on the road and have lost their last three road games. Meanwhile, the Blue Hens are 10-1 SU on their home floor and that one home loss came in the second game of the season. The Dragons just don’t have enough offense to keep up with the Blue Hens, which was proven in the earlier meeting. When those shots are falling, which they do at home for Delaware, its goodnight.
The Dragons are just 6-15-1 ATS in their last 22 meetings against the Blue Hens.
Give me the chalk and the home team.