Miami vs. Drexel - 11/20/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Drexel Dragons (0-2) at Miami Hurricanes (2-0)
College Basketball: Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 3:00 pm (TD Arena)
The Line: Miami Hurricanes -10 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Miami Hurricanes and the Drexel Dragons face off on Thursday in Charleston in a NCAA Basketball tournament action.
The Miami Hurricanes look to be back on the map in the college basketball world and are coming off of a monster come from behind win on the road against seventh ranked Florida. Miami is averaging 76.5 points per game and they are shooting 47.2 percent from the floor including 43.9 percent from beyond the three-point arc while defensively they are allowing 58 points and their opponents are shooting 38.9 percent. Angel Rodriguez is averaging 20 points, 3.0 assists, and 3.5 steals, Sheldon Mclellan is averaging 14 points and 5.5 rebounds, and Manu Lecomte is averaging 8.5 points. Miami is out rebounding their opponents 29.5 to 27.5 per game.
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The Drexel Dragons are off to a 0-2 start after losing to Colorado and St. Joes. Drexel is averaging 48.5 points and they are shooting 31.5 percent from the floor including 24.4 percent from beyond the three-point arc while defensively they are allowing 58.5 points and their opponents are shooting 38.8 percent. Damion Lee is averaging 17.5 points and 5.0 rebounds, Tavon Allen is averaging 9.5 points, and Rodney Williams is averaging 7.0 points and 7.5 rebounds. Drexel has been overmatched on the boards being out rebounded 29-37 per game.
Miami is 1-3-1 against the spread following a win, 1-5 against the spread in their last six neutral site games, and 1-6-1 against the spread in their last eight games following a game that they covered the point spread. Drexel is 6-13 against the spread in their last 19 neutral site games, 3-7-1 against the spread following a loss, and 0-5 against the spread in their last five non-conference games.
Drexel appears to overmatched here and Miami is a value at this number.