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Drexel vs. Hofstra - 1/13/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Hofstra Pride (10-7) at Drexel Dragons (7-11)
Date & Time Saturday January 13, 2018, 4:00 PM (EST)
The Line
The Line: Drexel Dragons +3 -- Over/Under:
TV Channel
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NCAA BB | Hofstra Pride (10-7) at Drexel Dragons (7-11)
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The Hofstra Pride and Drexel Dragons meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Daskalakis Athletic Center.

The Hofstra Pride need a victory here after splitting their last eight games. The Hofstra Pride are averaging 76.4 points on 44.1 percent shooting and allowing 78.8 points on 47.7 percent shooting. Justin Wright-Foreman is averaging 25.9 points and 32 assists while Eli Pemberton is averaging 15.1 points and 4.8 rebounds. Rokas Gustys is grabbing 11.2 rebounds and Kenny Wormley is dishing two assists. The Hofstra Pride are shooting 36.3 percent from beyond the arc and 71 percent from the free throw line. The Hofstra Pride are allowing 39 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.7 rebounds per game. The Hofstra Pride have won five of their last six road games.

The Drexel Dragons need a win after losing seven of their last nine games. The Drexel Dragons are averaging 71.4 points on 42.6 percent shooting and allowing 77.4 points on 45.7 percent shooting. Tramaine Isabell is averaging 18.2 points and eight rebounds while Kurk Lee is averaging 14.1 points and 3.7 assists. Alihan Demir is the third double-digit scorer and Troy Harper is grabbing 2.5 rebounds. The Drexel Dragons are shooting 31.5 percent from beyond the arc and 69.3 percent from the free throw line. The Drexel Dragons are allowing 36.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.7 rebounds per game. The Drexel Dragons have won four of their last five home games.

The Pride are 7-16-2 ATS in their last 25 vs. Colonial Athletic Association, 7-3-1 ATS in their last 11 road games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Dragons are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 home games, 2-5 ATS in their last 7 Saturday games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Pride are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings, the underdog is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings and the under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.

The Drexel Dragons are piling up the losses due to subpar play at both ends of the court, and they're not covering games either. Hofstra does a decent job of being able to control the pace and has been a covering machine when its on the road. The Pride should be able to light up this Drexel defense and get another solid victory on the road. 

Pick:
Hofstra Pride -3

Randy Chambers has been with Sports Chat Place since 2014 and covers everything from the NFL to WNBA and tennis. Nobody works harder in this business in terms of content produced and amount of sports covered. Formerly a lead college football writer with Bleacher Report and has had his work featured at Fox Sports, CBS Sports and various other outlets.

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