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Feb 22, 7:00 PM | John A. Daskalakis Center

James Madison Dukes vs Drexel Dragons Odds

11-18TEAM RECORD23-5

John A. Daskalakis Center features an NCAAB clash between the host Drexel Dragons and the visiting James Madison Dukes in college hoops action on Wednesday.

The Dragons currently sports a 23-5 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 16-10 ATS. The Dukes are 11-18 and 11-15 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Dragons produce a 11-15 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Dukes have gone 11-14-1 against the number.

View James Madison vs Drexel Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening NCAAB line for this matchup, Drexel sat as 14.5-point favorites.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Dragons - Dukes odds would favor the Dragons if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Drexel is rated No. 102 in the current Odds Shark poll, while James Madison is at No. 307. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 73-61 win for the Dragons.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Drexel's No. 255-ranked offense, averaging 64.3 PPG, against a Dukes defense that ranks No. 248 at 69.9 PPG. The Dragons field goal percentage has averaged 43.9% so far, more than the Dukes marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.2% per game.

Defensively, James Madison features the nation's No. 196-rated defense on the road, allowing 70.7 points per game. Drexel, meanwhile, comes in at No. 297 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for James Madison, they were an 82-70 loser as they battled Detroit on the road. They covered in the match as a 13-point underdog. A.J. Davis scored 26 points for James Madison on Saturday, but the Titans managed an 82-70 victory over the Dukes at Calihan Hall.

Last time out for Drexel, they were a 69-49 winner as they battled Cleveland State on the road. They covered in the match as a 2.5-point underdog. Drexel cruised to victory on Saturday, running Cleveland State out of the gym and running up a 69-49 score at Wolstein Center.

James Madison Dukes Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Towson are 2-8
After a loss are 3-7

Drexel Dragons Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Old Dominion are 8-2
After a win are 10-0

A few Dukes at Dragons trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of James Madison's last 6 games when playing on the road against Drexel
James Madison is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Drexel
James Madison is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Drexel is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Drexel is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Drexel's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Drexel's last 5 games when playing James Madison

Next up:
James Madison home to Towson, Saturday, February 25
Drexel at Old Dominion, Saturday, February 25

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