Drexel Dragons vs Old Dominion Monarchs Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Old Dominion vs Drexel battle Thursday at Ted Constant Center as the Monarchs look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
This season, the Monarchs are 4-24 overall and 8-17 ATS ATS, while the Dragons are 11-17 and 9-19 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Old Dominion boasts a 14-7 on the OU, and Drexel is 15-11.
The Dragons were listed as 2-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Monarchs rated this week at No. 283 and the Dragons sitting at No. 235. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 64-59 result in favor of the Dragons.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Old Dominion's No. 74-rated squad against Drexel's No. 235-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Old Dominion rates No. 316 in the country with 4.6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 236 nationally with 5.6 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Drexel owns the country's No. 22-rated mark, allowing 61.3 points per game on the highway. Old Dominion, on the other hand, rates No. 283 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Drexel, they were a 72-71 loser as they battled Towson on the road. They covered in the match as a 2-point underdog. The Dragons got 24 points from Frantz Massenat, but it was Towson that prevailed in a 72-71 final on Saturday at Towson Center.
Old Dominion was a 70-59 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Hofstra. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as favorites. Dimitri Batten scored 19 points in a futile effort to lead the Monarchs to a win (they lost 70-59 to Hofstra at Hofstra Arena on Sunday).
Drexel Dragons Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing UNC Wilmington are 6-4
After playing Towson are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
Old Dominion Monarchs Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Northeastern are 8-2
After playing Hofstra are 7-3
After a loss are 2-8
A few Dragons at Monarchs trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Drexel's last 5 games when playing on the road against Old Dominion
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Drexel's last 7 games on the road
Drexel is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games on the road
Drexel is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Old Dominion
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Old Dominion's last 5 games when playing at home against Drexel
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Old Dominion's last 9 games
Old Dominion is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Drexel
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Old Dominion's last 5 games when playing Drexel
Drexel home to UNC Wilmington, Saturday, March 2
Old Dominion at Northeastern, Saturday, March 2