College of Charleston vs. Drexel - 2/29/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Drexel Dragons (13-16) at College of Charleston Cougars (16-13)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 4:00 pm (TD Arena)
The Line: College of Charleston Cougars -7.5 -- Over/Under: 139 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Drexel Dragons ( 13-16, 6-10 CAA) travel to take on the Charleston Cougars (15-13, 9-7 CAA) in a CAA matchup in the TD Arena in Charleston, SC. The last time these two faced off was back on December 28, with Drexel losing 65-76 as a 3 ½-point home underdog.
Drexel has gone 1-8 both straight up and against the spread in their last 9, with their lone win coming at home against lowly James Madison. They’ve averaged 68.2 points per game during that time, and given up 76.7 points per game to opponents.
Drexel has gone 1-11 on the road this season, but they’ve managed to go 4-8 against the spread. Drexel is ranked 233rd by KenPom, with the 198th ranked offense and 271st ranked defense. Drexel is led by Sophomore guard Camren Wynter, who is averaging 16.1 points per game, 3.9 rebounds per game and 5.3 assists per game with a 50.5 eFG%.
Charleston has lost its last 4 games, although 3 of those came on the road. Charleston is 4-6 against the spread in their last 10 games, where they’ve averaged 68.3 points per game and given up 68.7 points per game to opponents. Charleston has failed to score more than 70 points in their last 5 games and has failed to score more than 60 in their last 2.
Charleston is 6-8-1 against the spread at home this season, and just 9-6 straight up. Charleston is ranked 163rd by KenPom, with the 134th ranked offense and 211th ranked defense. Charleston is led by Senior guard Grant Riller, who is averaging 21.5 points per game, 5.4 rebounds per game and 3.9 assists per game with a 54.7 eFG%.
The last time these two played, Charleston won comfortably as a 3 ½-point road favorite. Charleston is 6-4 against the spread in the last 10 games between these two programs, and the over is 7-3 in those games. Drexel is 2-3 against the spread in the last 5 road games at Charleston. The over is 7-3 in Drexel’s last 10 games, with the last 5 games all going over. The over is 5-5 in Charleston’s last 10 games, with 4 of the last 5 going under.
Expect a comfortable Charleston win here on Senior Night in their last home game of the season.