La Salle Explorers vs. Drexel Dragons - 12/5/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Drexel Dragons (0-6) at La Salle Explorers (4-2)
College Basketball: Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 2:00 pm (Tom Gola Arena)
The Line: La Salle Explorers -7.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Drexel Dragons will travel to play the La Salle Explorers in a non-conference game.
The La Salle Explorers are 4-2 and are coming off of a loss against Hofstra by a score of 84-80. La Salle was only down one point late in the second half but couldn’t complete the comeback. Jordan Price led La Salle with 37 points and 7 rebounds. Cleon Roberts added 13 points for La Salle. La Salle was out rebounded by a total of 34-29 and had 13 assists in their defeat. La Salle is averaging 76.5 points per game while giving up 75 points per game. La Salle is also averaging 35 rebounds per game and 13.5 assists per game. Jordan Price is averaging 27 points per game and 5 rebounds per game. Cleon Roberts is averaging 13.2 points per game and 3.8 rebounds per game. La Salle is averaging 76.8% on free throws, 36.1% on three-pointers, and 46.5% on all field goal attempts.
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The Drexel Dragons are 0-6 and are coming off of a loss against San Diego by a score of 62-59. This was a very close game throughout, but San Diego was able to hold off the Drexel rally late in the game. Sammy Mojica led Drexel with 15 points, while adding 5 rebounds. Kazembe Abif added 8 points and 11 rebounds for Drexel. Drexel out rebounded their opponent by a total of 39-32 and had 12 assists in their defeat. Drexel is averaging 68.5 points per game while giving up 77.2 points per game. Drexel is also averaging 35.8 rebounds per game and 13.2 assists per game. Tavon Allen is averaging 13.5 points per game for Drexel. Rashann London is averaging 12 points per game and 2.8 assists per game. Drexel is shooting 63.3% on free throws, 32% on three-pointers, and 41.8% on all field goal attempts.
Drexel is 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall. Drexel is 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games against the A-10. The over is 4-1 in Drexel’s last 5 road games. La Salle is 2-6-2 ATS in their last 10 home games against a team with a losing road record. The under is 7-3 in La Salle’s last 10 games overall.
Drexel has started the season playing very poorly and has really struggled to score consistently. La Salle has played better than Drexel early on and has the home court advantage in this game. With Drexel not winning a game yet, I am picking La Salle.