Northeastern vs. Drexel - 1/23/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Drexel Dragons (12-8) at Northeastern Huskies (10-9)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 7:00 pm (Matthews Arena)
The Line: Northeastern Huskies -8 -- Over/Under: 139.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Drexel Dragons and Northeastern Huskies meet Thursday in college basketball action at the Matthews Arena.
The Drexel Dragons look for a win after winning five of their last six games. 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 six of their last seven road games.
The Northeastern Huskies need a win after losing three of their last four games. The Northeastern Huskies are averaging 72.6 points on 47.5 percent shooting and allowing 67.3 points on 46.1 percent shooting. Jordan Roland is averaging 23.1 points and 3.3 rebounds while Tyson Walker is averaging 11.8 points and two rebounds. Bolden Brace is the third double-digit scorer and Tomas Murphy is grabbing 2.8 rebounds. The Northeastern Huskies are shooting 39.8 percent from beyond the arc and 79.8 percent from the free throw line. The Northeastern Huskies are allowing 31.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.3 rebounds per game. The Northeastern Huskies have lost three of their last four home games.
The Dragons are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 Thursday games, 1-5 ATS in their last 6 road games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Huskies are 0-8 ATS in their last 8 home games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The under is 9-4 in Dragons last 13 road games. The over is 4-1-1 in Huskies last 6 overall. The underdog is 9-4 ATS in the last 13 meetings.
The Drexel Dragons come into this contest playing the better basketball, which includes winning their last five games by an average of 9.2 points and allowing just 40.2 percent shooting from the field. The Northeastern Huskies have covered just one of their seven home games where they lose by an average of .7 points and allow 48.9 percent shooting from the field. When you look at the numbers and the trends, it's hard not to side with the Drexel Dragons and the free buckets.