Elon vs. Drexel - 12/30/17 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Drexel Dragons (6-7) at Elon Phoenix (8-5)
College Basketball: Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 2:00 pm (Alumni Gym-NC)
The Line: Elon Phoenix -6.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Drexel Dragons take the floor with the Elon Phoenix in Colonial college basketball on Saturday.
The Drexel Dragons have been all over the map thus far and the only word to describe this team is inconsistency. Drexel enters CAA play off of a 66-62 loss at the Loyola-MD Greyhounds where their offense couldn’t sink shots. The Dragons gave up 48.1% shooting and countered at 33.3% which negated 20 more looks at the basket.
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Kurk Lee was Drexel’s top offensive option with 20 points, five pulls, four assists and two steals on &-22 from the floor. Sammy Mojica followed with 16 points and four yanks on 6-13 including 4-6 on threes while Austin Williams and Alihan Demir combined for 18 points with Williams hauling in 14 rebounds.
The Elon Phoenix are 8-5 with three overtime victories which says the margin for error isn’t very large. Elon comes in off of a 73-68 win at the Indiana State Sycamores as a six point underdog. The Phoenix took an eight point lead in to the intermission and held on with a 42.4%-36.2% shooting edge being decisive.
Elon relied on the production of Dmitri Thompson and he responded with 19 points and ten rebounds on 7-11 shooting including a 3-5 effort on threes. Tyler Seibring and Dainan Swoope gave the Phoenix 17 points apiece with Seibring totaling ten rebounds and four assists while Steven Santa Ana adding eleven points and six boards.
Drexel are 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall and Drexel are 1-6-1 ATS in their last 8 games following a straight up loss and Drexel are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 vs. Colonial Athletic Association. Green Bay are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games overall and Green Bay are 2-10 ATS in their last 12 games following a straight up win and Green Bay are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games following a ATS win.
Under is 20-6 in Elon last 26 Saturday games and Elon are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games overall. Road team is 7-1 ATS in the last 8 meetings.
This game looks risky regardless of which team you pick so I’llbe risky with the points…