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Georgia State Panthers vs Drexel Dragons Odds
The Drexel Dragons host Georgia State on Saturday, looking to build on their 7-11 mark against the 10-11 Panthers in college hoops action at John A. Daskalakis Center.
Supporters of the Panthers have watched them go 10-11 and 9-10 ATS on the year, while the Dragons are at 7-11 and 4-14 ATS. In totals betting, the Dragons are 8-8, while the Panthers have a 8-6 mark.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Drexel sat as 6-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Dragons at No. 252 and the Panthers at No. 263 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 65-63 result in favor of the Panthers.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Drexel's No. 277-ranked offense, averaging 62.3 PPG, against a Panthers defense that ranks No. 158 at 65.5 PPG. The Dragons field goal percentage has averaged 42.4% so far, less than the Panthers marksmen have achieved on the year, 43% per game.
Defensively, Georgia State features the nation's No. 77-rated defense on the road, allowing 65 points per game. Drexel, meanwhile, comes in at No. 284 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Georgia State was an 81-63 winner at home against UNC Wilmington. They covered the 8.5-point spread as favorites. Georgia State got 19 points from R.J. Hunter en route to an 81-63 victory over UNC Wilmington on Wednesday at GSU Sports Arena.
Drexel won its last outing, a 55-52 result against Hofstra on January 23. They failed to cover in that game as a 7.5-point favorite. Frantz Massenat scored 14 points leading the Dragons to a 55-52 victory over Hofstra at Hofstra Arena on Wednesday.
Georgia State Panthers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Northeastern are 4-6
After playing UNC Wilmington are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
Drexel Dragons Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Delaware are 4-6
After playing Hofstra are 6-4
After a win are 3-7
A few Panthers at Dragons trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Georgia State's last 5 games when playing on the road against Drexel
Georgia State is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games on the road
Georgia State is 0-4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Drexel
Georgia State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Drexel
Drexel is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Georgia State
Drexel is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Georgia State
Drexel is 4-0-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing at home against Georgia State
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Drexel's last 5 games when playing at home against Georgia State
Georgia State at Northeastern, Wednesday, January 30
Drexel home to Delaware, Monday, January 28