Drexel vs UNC Wilmington College Basketball Picks, Odds, Predictions 1/2/21

Drexel vs UNC Wilmington College Basketball Picks, Odds, Predictions 1/2/21 Photo by Matt Stamey-USA TODAY Sports

UNC Wilmington Seahawks (6-3) at Drexel Dragons (4-2)

College Basketball: Saturday, January 2, 2021 at 1:00 pm (John A Daskalakis Center)

The Line: Drexel Dragons -4.5 -- Over/Under: 139 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The UNC Wilmington Seahawks and Drexel Dragons meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Daskalakis Athletic Center.

The UNC Wilmington Seahawks look for a win to build on their three-game winning streak. The UNC Wilmington Seahawks are averaging 83.8 points on 47.4 percent shooting and allowing 74 points on 45.2 percent shooting. Jaylen Sims is averaging 27 points and 1.5 assists while Ty Gadsden is averaging 16.3 points and 2.3 rebounds. Jake Boggs is the third double-digit scorer and Joe Pridgen is grabbing nine rebounds. The UNC Wilmington Seahawks are shooting 38.4 percent from beyond the arc and 72 percent from the free throw line. The UNC Wilmington Seahawks are allowing 40.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.4 rebounds per game.

The Drexel Dragons look to stay hot after winning five of their last six games. The Drexel Dragons are averaging 69.8 points on 44.2 percent shooting and allowing 60.8 points on 42.7 percent shooting. Camren Wynter is averaging 19.8 points and 5.5 assists while TJ Bickerstaff is averaging 12.5 points and 5.8 rebounds. James Butler is the third double-digit scorer and Zach Walton is grabbing 5.5 rebounds. The Drexel Dragons are shooting 33.3 percent from beyond the arc and 73.5 percent from the free throw line. The Drexel Dragons are allowing 21.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.5 rebounds per game.

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The Seahawks are 8-18-3 ATS in their last 29 road games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Dragons are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 home games and 5-1-1 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The under is 5-2 in Seahawks last 7 overall. The under is 5-1 in Dragons last 6 home games. The home team is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings. The over is 7-2 in Dragons last 9 Saturday games.

Both teams are playing solid ball entering this contest, but it's Drexel that's in the better form and has a clear edge on defense. Drexel has also been more than solid against the number lately. I'll lay the reasonable chalk with the Drexel Dragons.

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Randy’s Pick Drexel Dragons -4.5

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