Drexel Dragons (6-6) vs. Northeastern Huskies (6-9)
January 15, 2022 2:00 pm EDT
The Line: Northeastern Huskies -1 / Drexel Dragons +1; Over/Under: -136.5
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The Drexel Dragons and Northeastern Huskies meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Matthews Arena. The Drexel Dragons look to get a game above a .500 record. The Northeastern Huskies look to snap a five-game losing streak.
The Drexel Dragons are averaging 74.8 points on 45.9 percent shooting and allowing 72.6 points on 45.7 percent shooting. Camren Wynter is averaging 13.8 points and 4.4 assists, while James Butler is averaging 13.4 points and 9.7 rebounds. Xavier Bell is the third double-digit scorer and Melik Martin is grabbing 4 rebounds. The Drexel Dragons are shooting 34.3 percent from beyond the arc and 72.5 percent from the free throw line. The Drexel Dragons are allowing 35.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33 rebounds per game.
The Northeastern Huskies are averaging 65 points on 43.8 percent shooting and allowing 69 points on 44.5 percent shooting. Shaquille Walters is averaging 12.9 points and 5.1 rebounds, while Jahmyl Telfort is averaging 12.7 points and 2.5 rebounds. Tyreek Scott-Grayson is the third double-digit scorer and Chris Doherty is grabbing 9.5 rebounds. The Northeastern Huskies are shooting 31.2 percent from beyond the arc and 73.8 percent from the free throw line. The Northeastern Huskies are allowing 34.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.1 rebounds per game.
The Huskies are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 Saturday games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Dragons are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 Saturday games and 9-1 ATS in their last 10 games following a ATS loss. The over is 17-6 in Dragons last 23 road games. The over is 7-0 in Huskies last 7 overall. The road team is 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
The Northeastern Huskies are a tough sell in their current form, but if there was ever a game for them to get back on track, it would be at home against a Drexel team that’s not playing any better. Drexel loses on the road by an average of 7.8 points. Two inconsistent clubs, but I have to give the edge to home court in this near pick em.