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Drexel vs Northeastern Pick & Preview: Saturday, January 14th Betting Odds

Dragons vs Huskies Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Drexel Dragons at Northeastern Huskies
  • Where: Boston at Matthews Arena
  • Date: Saturday, January 14th
  • Betting Odds: Drexel +2, DREXEL +111 | NEAST -136 O/U 128.0

Dragons Preview:

Drexel heads into this matchup having played 17 games and have an overall record sitting at 9-8. So far, the Dragons have played 7 games on the road, with a record of 2-5. For the season, Drexel has been the underdog in 9 games, sitting with a mark of 2-7. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Dragons being +2 point underdogs.

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Amari Williams comes into today’s game as the Dragons’ leading scorer at 14.12 points per contest. Not only has Williams been key to the team’s scoring efforts, but he is Drexel’s top rebounder at 8.38 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 10.94 points per game. Overall, he has hit 39.0% of his shots and is adding 2.18 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.

Huskies Preview:

Northeastern heads into this matchup having played 15 games and have an overall record sitting at 6-9. So far this season, Northeastern has played 6 games at home, sitting with a record of 4-2. The Huskies’ are sitting with a betting line that is -2 points in their favor. For the season, Northeastern has been favored to win in 6 games, sitting with a mark of 4-2.

Northeastern’s leading scorer this season is Jahmyl Telfort, who is averaging 16.6 points per contest. So far, Telfort has accounted for 25.0% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 5.13 rebounds per game and 2.07 assists. Coleman Stucke is the second leading scorer for the Huskies, averaging 8.07 points per game. Between him and Stucke, they are accounting for 36.4% of the team’s scoring.

Offensive production has been hard to come by for Northeastern this season, as they are currently ranked 398th in college basketball at 64.3 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 Huskies’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 32.0%, placing them 366th in the NCAA.

Free Spread Prediction: Northeastern Huskies -2

Heading into this matchup, our NCAA betting model has identified this game as a profitable opportunity and recommends taking the Northeastern Huskies to pick up the win and cover the spread as -2 point betting favorites. Although Northeastern as a team is just 251st in overall shooting percentage, we see their offense putting together a strong performance against the Dragons’ defense. At -2 we see there being plenty of value in grabbing the Huskies to come out on top and cover.

 


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