Northeastern Huskies vs Drexel Dragons Odds
A key college battle sees the visiting Northeastern Huskies travelling to Drexel Tuesday to take on the Dragons.
The Huskies will try to spoil to the party on Tuesday; they are 5-4 ATS against the number this season, while the Dragons are 3-11 ATS. Northeastern is 2-5 on the totals; Drexel is 8-4.
Sportsbooks (including ) had the Dragons installed as 5.5-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 279-rated Northeastern taking on the No. 272-rated Dragons in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 66-65 win for the Huskies on Tuesday.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Huskies is ranked No. 300 in NCAA hoops at 31.6 per game. Contrast that with Drexel’s No. 248 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Drexel is the No. 221-ranked team in the country at 5.8 per game, while Northeastern rates No. 155 at 6.3 per game.
Defensively, Northeastern features the nation's No. 125-rated defense on the road, allowing 67.5 points per game. Drexel, meanwhile, comes in at No. 275 nationally in scoring at home.
Northeastern won its last outing, a 68-64 result against UNC Wilmington on January 5. They failed to cover in that game as a 10-point favorite. Northeastern earned a 68-64 victory over UNC Wilmington on Saturday, getting 23 points from Joel Smith at Matthews Arena.
Drexel was a 69-66 loser in their most recent outing at home against Towson. They failed to cover the 10-point spread as favorites. The Dragons endured a 69-66 loss at the hands of the Tigers on Saturday, despite a 17-point effort from Frantz Massenat at John A. Daskalakis Center.
Northeastern Huskies Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing Towson are 4-6
After playing UNC Wilmington are 4-5
After a win are 3-7
Drexel Dragons Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing James Madison are 7-3
After playing Towson are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3
A few Huskies at Dragons trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Northeastern's last 8 games when playing on the road against Drexel
Northeastern is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Northeastern is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games on the road
Northeastern is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Drexel
Drexel is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Northeastern
Drexel is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Northeastern
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Drexel's last 8 games when playing at home against Northeastern
Drexel is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games at home
Northeastern at Towson, Saturday, January 12
Drexel at James Madison, Saturday, January 12