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Drexel vs North Carolina A&T Pick & Preview: Thursday, January 26th Betting Odds
Dragons vs Aggies Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Drexel Dragons at North Carolina A&T Aggies
- Where: Greensboro at Corbett Sports Center
- Date: Thursday, January 26th
- Betting Odds: Drexel -3, DREXEL -159 | NCAT +130 O/U 137.5
The Drexel will take the floor in today’s game in the middle of a 3 game win streak and have an overall record of 12-8. On the road, the Dragons will be playing their 8th game of the season, having gone 3-5. So far, the Dragons have been favored 9 times, going 8-1 straight up. In today’s matchup, the oddsmakers have Drexel as -3 point favorites.
Amari Williams comes into today’s game as the Dragons’ leading scorer at 14.16 points per contest. Not only has Williams been key to the team’s scoring efforts, but he is Drexel’s top rebounder at 8.26 boards per contest. Behind Williams, the team has benefited from the strong play of Coletrane Washington, who is second on the team in scoring at 10.25 points per game. Overall, he has hit 38.9% of his shots and is adding 2.25 boards per game.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Drexel this season, as they are currently ranked 151st in college basketball at 72.8 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Dragons’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 34.6%, placing them 205th in the NCAA.
The North Carolina A&T Aggies head into today’s game in what will be their 23rd game of the season, posting a record of 10-12. So far this season, North Carolina A&T has played 11 games at home, sitting with a record of 6-5. For the season, North Carolina A&T has been the underdog in 16 games, sitting with a mark of 4-12. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Aggies being +3 point underdogs.
North Carolina A&T will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Kam Woods who is averaging 19.24 points per game for the Aggies. Woods is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Aggies’ offensive game plan is the play of Marcus Watson who has hit 44.7% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 13.86 points per game.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for North Carolina A&T this season, as they are currently ranked 308th in college basketball at 67.7 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Aggies’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 31.2%, placing them 404th in the NCAA.
Free Spread Prediction: Drexel Dragons -3
Leading into this matchup, the Drexel Dragons are currently the favorites to pick up the win, with a spread sitting at -3. According to our analysis, we anticipate a strong offensive effort from the Dragons’ shooters to be enough to pull out the win and cover the spread. For the season, Drexel has a field goal percentage of 46.3, good for 75th in college basketball. In addition, look for the team to add to their trend of covering the spread on the road. Over their last 10 road matchups, they are 6-4 vs the spread.