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Drexel vs Stony Brook Pick & Preview: Thursday, January 12th Betting Odds

Dragons vs Seawolves Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Drexel Dragons at Stony Brook Seawolves
  • Where: Stony Brook at Island FCU Arena
  • Date: Thursday, January 12th
  • Betting Odds: Drexel -4, DREXEL -193 | STBR +155 O/U 124.0

Dragons Preview:

Heading into today’s matchup vs Stony Brook, the Drexel Dragons will be taking the floor for the 17th time this season and have an overall record of 9-7. On the road, the Dragons will be playing their 6th game of the season, having gone 2-4. So far, the Dragons have been favored 6 times, going 6-0 straight up. In today’s matchup, the oddsmakers have Drexel as -4 point favorites.

Amari Williams comes into today’s game as the Dragons’ leading scorer at 14.13 points per contest. Not only has Williams been key to the team’s scoring efforts, but he is Drexel’s top rebounder at 8.53 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 11.06 points per game. Overall, he has hit 38.0% of his shots and is adding 2.12 boards per game.

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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.

Seawolves Preview:

The Stony Brook Seawolves head into today’s game in what will be their 17th game of the season, posting a record of 6-10. Currently, the Seawolves have been the home team 6 times, sitting with a record of 4-2. So far, the Seawolves have been the underdog 12 times, going 2-10 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +4 underdogs on the spread.

Stony Brook’s leading scorer this season is Tyler Stephenson-Moore, who is averaging 14.88 points per contest. So far, Stephenson-Moore has accounted for 23.47% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 5.12 rebounds per game and 1.81 assists. Frankie Policelli is the second leading scorer for the Seawolves, averaging 11.69 points per game. Between him and Policelli, they are accounting for 41.9% of the team’s scoring.

On offense, Stony Brook is scoring a rate similar to the NCAA average at 72.9 points per game. This figure has come despite struggling to knock down shots from outside. Through 16 games, they have only hit 33.9% of their 3-point field goal attempts. For the season, 40.27% of their shots have come from beyond the arc.

Free Spread Prediction: Stony Brook Seawolves +4

In today’s matchup, our analysis has identified the best bet as an opportunity to bet on a home underdog. Coming into the game, the Drexel Dragons are the betting favorite with a point spread set at -4. However, we anticipate Stony Brook putting up a strong fight and benefiting from playing at home and see them covering the spread. It is likely, the the public is going to side heavily with the Dragons as the favorite. But, we see this line being set too high and like the value of taking the Seawolves to cover.

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