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Delaware Blue Hens host Drexel Dragons in college basketball action

Drexel DragonsDelaware Blue Hens
Dec 3, 4:00 PM | Bob Carpenter Center

Drexel Dragons vs Delaware Blue Hens Odds


Delaware looks to cover the Blue Hens-Dragons pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 2-3 mark when they host Drexel in college basketball action.

The Blue Hens bring a 2-3 record (2-0 ATS) to this tilt against the 2-3 Dragons, who are 2-3 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Delaware go 1-1 so far and the Dragons go 1-4.

View Drexel vs Delaware Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Blue Hens as 2.5-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Blue Hens at No. 182 and the Dragons at No. 128 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 65-61 result in favor of the Dragons.


How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Delaware has the nation's No. 173-rated offensive output, at 68.6 PPG. The visiting Dragons defense ranks No. 22 allowing on average 55.8 PPG. The Blue Hens FG% has averaged 42% so far, more than the Dragons marksmen have achieved on the year, 38.4% per game.

Defensively, Drexel features the nation's No. 60-rated defense on the road, allowing 62 points per game. Delaware, meanwhile, comes in at No. 122 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Drexel, they were a 62-49 loser as they battled Saint Joseph's on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 4.5-point underdog. The Dragons endured a 62-49 loss at the hands of the Hawks on Wednesday, despite a 14-point effort from Damion Lee at Hagan Arena.

Delaware lost its last outing, a 73-67 result against Boston University on November 30. Delaware suffered a 73-67 loss against Boston University on Wednesday, getting 20 points from Devon Saddler in a losing effort at Case Gymnasium.

Drexel Dragons Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Princeton are 1-0
After playing Saint Joseph's are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3

Delaware Blue Hens Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Pennsylvania are 2-3
After playing Boston University are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

A few Dragons at Blue Hens trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Drexel's last 9 games on the road
Drexel is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games on the road
Drexel is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Delaware
Drexel is 4-12 SU in its last 16 games when playing on the road against Delaware
Delaware is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Delaware is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games when playing at home against Drexel
Delaware is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Drexel
Delaware is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Drexel

Next up:
Drexel home to Princeton, Saturday, December 10
Delaware at Pennsylvania, Wednesday, December 7