Drexel vs. UNC Wilmington - 3/7/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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UNC Wilmington Seahawks (10-21) at Drexel Dragons (13-17)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 4:00 pm (Entertainment & Sports Arena)
The Line: Drexel Dragons -4.5 -- Over/Under: 136 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The UNC Wilmington Seahawks and Drexel Dragons meet Saturday in the college basketball CAA Tournament at the Entertainment and Sports Arena.
The UNC Wilmington Seahawks look for a win after splitting their last six games. The UNC Wilmington Seahawks are averaging 77.9 points on 47.2 percent shooting and allowing 70.3 points on 42.2 percent shooting. Jaylen Sims is averaging 15.4 points and 1.1 assists while Shykeim Phillips is averaging 9.8 points and 2.7 rebounds. Jay Estime' is dishing 1.8 assists and Marten Linssen is grabbing 4.4 rebounds. The UNC Wilmington Seahawks are shooting 37.3 percent from beyond the arc and 70.5 percent from the free throw line. The UNC Wilmington Seahawks are allowing 30.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38.7 rebounds per game. The UNC Wilmington Seahawks have lost four straight non-home games.
The Drexel Dragons look for their first victory since February 6. The Drexel Dragons are averaging 70 points on 44.1 percent shooting and allowing 68.3 points on 43.5 percent shooting. Camren Wynter is averaging 15.6 points and 5.3 assists while James Butler is averaging 12.5 points and 12 rebounds. Zach Walton is the third double-digit scorer and Matey Juric is grabbing two rebounds. The Drexel Dragons are shooting 36.1 percent from beyond the arc and 69.9 percent from the free throw line. The Drexel Dragons are allowing 28.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.1 rebounds per game. The Drexel Dragons have lost seven straight non-home games.
Will update with trends once they're released.
Both of these teams are playing poor basketball heading into this contest, but it's the Drexel Dragons who have been in far worse shape, losing their last five games by an average of 8.2 points while allowing 50 percent shooting from the field and 38.6 percent shooting from deep. The Drexel Dragons are also 4-11-1 against the spread this season in non-home games. The UNC Wilmington Seahawks have had their issues as well, especially in non-home games this season, but they just beat Drexel a little over a week ago by nine points, and they've bene tighter defensively. Give me the free buckets with the Seahawks.