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Drexel Dragons vs Northeastern Huskies Odds
Northeastern looks to cover the Huskies-Dragons pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 13-8 mark when they host Drexel in college basketball wagering action.
The Huskies currently sports a 13-8 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 9-7 ATS. The Dragons are 9-12 and 6-15 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Huskies produce a 5-9 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Dragons have gone 10-9 against the number.
Bettors looking to side with Northeastern in this one found them as 2.5-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Huskies sit at No. 256 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Dragons sit at No. 246 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Huskies will win this game 67-65.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Dragons rank No. 231 in NCAA Division 1 with 33.7 per game. That compares with Northeastern’s No. 315 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Northeastern is college basketball's No. 104-ranked team at 6.8 per game, while the Dragons rate No. 225 with 5.7 per game.
Defensively, Drexel features the nation's No. 21-rated defense on the road, allowing 59.6 points per game. Northeastern, meanwhile, comes in at No. 199 nationally in scoring at home.
Drexel won its last outing, a 58-54 result against George Mason on January 31. They covered in that game as a 4.5-point underdog. The Dragons got a terrific 29-point effort from Damion Lee as Drexel defeated George Mason 58-54 on Thursday at Patriot Center.
Last time out for Northeastern, they were a 78-73 loser as they battled Georgia State at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 7.5-point favorite. Northeastern got 17 points from Reggie Spencer but lost anyway, 78-73, to Georgia State on Wednesday at Matthews Arena.
Drexel Dragons Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Old Dominion are 8-2
After playing George Mason are 7-3
After a win are 3-7
Northeastern Huskies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 9-1
Before playing Hofstra are 8-2
After playing Georgia State are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
A few Dragons at Huskies trends to consider:
Drexel is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Northeastern
Drexel is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Drexel's last 5 games on the road
Drexel is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
Northeastern is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
Northeastern is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Northeastern's last 8 games when playing Drexel
Northeastern is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Drexel home to Old Dominion, Thursday, February 7
Northeastern at Hofstra, Wednesday, February 6