Drexel at James Madison 2/26/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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James Madison Dukes (13-5) vs Drexel Dragons (6-6)
Game Info: Friday, February 26, 2021 at 4:00 pm (Atlantic Union Bank Center)
Betting Odds: James Madison Dukes -1 -- Over/Under: 141.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
Drexel faces James Madison on Friday, February 26th at Atlantic Union Bank Center for an NCAA basketball CAA matchup.
Drexel is coming off a 79-74 loss to Hofstra in its last game on the road on February 7th. Drexel has had to deal with COVID-19 issues and has not played in over two weeks. Drexel had lost three of its last five games before the team went on its break. Drexel also took a recent loss to James Madison on the road on January 31st, 73-64. Drexel is 8-7 overall and 3-5 in CAA play this season. Drexel's leading scorer so far this season has been G Camren Winter, who has scored 17.5 points per game for the Dragons. Drexel as a team has scored 70.5 points per game and has shot the ball at a 47.0% clip from the field. Drexel has also allowed 66.3 points per game to its opponents as well.
James Madison is coming off a 74-70 win over Hofstra in its last game on February 14th at home. James Madison has also been off for quite some time, as its two-game set against Deleware was canceled. James Madison is the team to beat in the CAA, as the Dukes are an impressive 13-5 overall and 8-1 in conference play this season. James Madison is in first place in the CAA standings as well. James Madison's leading scorer so far this season has been G Matt Lewis, who has scored 19.7 points per game for the Dukes. James Madison as a team has scored 78.5 points per game and has shot the ball at a 45.1% clip from the field. James Madison has also allowed 69.6 points per game to its opponents as well.
James Madison opens as a 1-point favorite and the total is set at 141.5. Based on the line, James Madison is more than likely missing a few pieces heading into this game. I still think James Madison is the far better team as a whole, so I will take the Dukes here.