Elon vs. Drexel - 3/4/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Drexel Dragons (5-24) at Elon Phoenix (16-15)
College Basketball: Friday, March 4, 2016 at 6:00 pm (Royal Farms Arena)
The Line: Elon Phoenix -5.5 -- Over/Under: 141 See the Latest Odds
The Elon Phoenix and the Drexel Dragons face off on Friday in Colonial Athletic Association college basketball tournament action.
The Elon Phoenix are 16-15 this season and they are coming off of a win over Delaware that ended a two game losing skid. Elon is averaging 75.3 points per game and they are shooting 44.3 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 76.6 points and their opponents are shooting 44.9 percent. Tanner Samson leads the Phoenix averaging 12.1 points per game. Luke Eddy is averaging 10.5 points, Tyler Seibring is averaging 10 points, and Dmitri Thompson is averaging 9.9 points. Elon is 7-11 in CAA paly and this is their first neutral site game of the season.
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The Drexel Dragons are 5-24 this season and they are coming off of a loss to Northeastern that ended a two game winning streak. Drexel is averaging 63.2 points per game and they are shooting 39.2 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 70.6 points and their opponents are shooting 46.9 percent. Tavon Allen leads the Dragons averaging 13.2 points per game. Rodney Williams is averaging 10.3 points and 5.2 rebounds, Terrell Allen is averaging 9.9 points, and Kazembe Abif is averaging 9.0 points and 7.0 rebounds. Drexel is 0-3 in neutral site games and 3-15 in CAA play.
Elon is 2-7 against the spread following a game that they covered the spread, 1-4 against the spread following a win, and 6-1 against the spread against a team with a losing record. Drexel is 4-1 against the spread in their last five games, 3-7 against the spread against a team with a winning record, and 3-8 against the spread following a loss.
The total in this one is set at 141 and I have this one staying under and that is my free pick.