Drexel vs. College of Charleston - 1/24/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
College of Charleston Cougars (6-14) at Drexel Dragons (4-14)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 12:00 pm (John A. Daskalakis Center)
The Line: Drexel Dragons -1 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The College of Charleston Cougars and Drexel Dragons play Saturday at the Daskalakis Athletic Center.
The College of Charleston Cougars have lost 10 of their last 11 games and play their ninth true road game. On the season, CofC is averaging 59.1 points on 41.4 percent shooting and is allowing 64.8 points on 42.1 percent shooting. Canyon Barry is averaging 12.2 points and 5.6 rebounds while Joe Chealey is averaging 11.9 points and 3.5 assists. Anthony Stitt is dishing 2.8 assists and Adjehi Baru is grabbing 6.2 rebounds. The College of Charleston Cougars have six players averaging at least 5.6 points, and they’re shooting 65 percent from the line and 36.1 percent from beyond the arc. Defensively, College of Charleston is allowing 34.6 percent shooting from deep and has given up 69 or less points in four straight games.
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The Drexel Dragons have lost four of their last six games and look for their third Colonial win. On the season, Drexel is averaging 56.9 points on 37.8 percent shooting and is allowing 64.4 points on 44.9 percent shooting. Damion Lee is averaging 20.6 points and 6.2 rebounds while Tavon Allen is averaging 10.4 points and two assists. Mohamed Bah is grabbing 4.4 rebounds and Rashann London is shooting 43.9 percent from the field. The Drexel Dragons have five players averaging at least 4.4 points, and they’re shooting 71.2 percent from the line and 30.1 percent from downtown. Defensively, Drexel is allowing 35.1 percent shooting from deep and has given up 64 or less points in four of its last five games. Drexel is 1-7 SU on its home court.
The Cougars are 5-16 ATS in their last 21 Saturday games and 18-39-1 ATS in their last 58 games overall. The Dragons are 10-25-1 ATS in their last 36 home games and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games overall.
In a toss up game, I'll take Drexel at home. The Dragons size and length should help them get the win here.