Delaware Blue Hens vs Drexel Dragons Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Monday when the Drexel Dragons try to run the Delaware Blue Hens off the court at John A. Daskalakis Center in college hoops action.
Drexel will face the 8-11 Blue Hens, who own a 8-8 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Dragons are 9-8 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Blue Hens are 8-4 favoring the OVER.
The Blue Hens were listed as 4.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Dragons sit at No. 252 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Blue Hens sit at No. 161 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Dragons will win this game 65-64.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Drexel's No. 280-ranked offense, averaging 62.6 PPG, against a Blue Hens defense that ranks No. 252 at 69.8 PPG. The Dragons field goal percentage has averaged 42.5% so far, more than the Blue Hens marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.7% per game.
Defensively, Delaware features the nation's No. 242-rated defense on the road, allowing 72.9 points per game. Drexel, meanwhile, comes in at No. 277 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Delaware was a 64-50 loser on the road against James Madison. They failed to cover the 1.5-point spread as underdogs. The Blue Hens endured a 64-50 loss at the hands of the Dukes on Wednesday, despite a 16-point effort from Devon Saddler at JMU Center.
Drexel won its last outing, a 68-57 result against Georgia State on January 26. They covered in that game as a 7-point favorite. The Dragons grabbed a 68-57 win over the Panthers on Saturday, behind a 20-point effort from Damion Lee at John A. Daskalakis Center.
Delaware Blue Hens Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing William & Mary are 4-6
After playing James Madison are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7
Drexel Dragons Trends:
When playing on Monday are 8-2
Before playing George Mason are 7-3
After playing Georgia State are 6-4
After a win are 3-7
A few Blue Hens at Dragons trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Delaware's last 6 games when playing on the road against Drexel
Delaware is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Delaware is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Drexel
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Drexel's last 6 games when playing at home against Delaware
Drexel is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Delaware
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Drexel's last 5 games
Drexel is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Delaware
Delaware home to William & Mary, Wednesday, January 30
Drexel at George Mason, Thursday, January 31