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Drexel Dragons vs Huskies College Hoops Game Preview

Drexel Dragons Northeastern Huskies
16-12 March 01, 2014, 01:00 | Matthews Arena 9-20



College hoops betting interest focuses on the Northeastern vs Drexel battle Saturday at Matthews Arena as the Huskies look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

The Huskies sit at 9-20 (10-15-1 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Dragons are currently 16-12 (14-12-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Northeastern is 10-15-1 OU, and Drexel is 12-15 OU.

View Drexel Dragons vs Northeastern Huskies Odds and Stats.

If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Dragons were listed as 1-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.

According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 238-ranked Huskies and the No. 79-rated Dragons in this matchup.

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Last time out for Drexel, they were a 56-45 winner as they battled College of Charleston at home. They covered in the match as a 5-point favorite. Drexel earned a 56-45 victory over College of Charleston on Wednesday, getting 24 points from Frantz Massenat at John A. Daskalakis Center.

Northeastern was an 81-67 loser in their most recent outing on the road against William & Mary. They failed to cover the 5.5-point spread as underdogs. The Huskies endured an 81-67 loss at the hands of the Tribe on Saturday, despite a 16-point effort from T.J. Williams at Kaplan Arena.

How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Northeastern's No. 229-ranked scoring average of 65.21 PPG, against a Dragons defense rated No. 74 and allowing 67 PPG. The Huskies FG% has averaged 43.68% to date this season, more than the Dragons shooters have managed so far (42.15% per game).

A few Dragons at Huskies trends to consider:
Drexel is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Drexel is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Drexel's last 5 games
Drexel is 14-6 ATS in its last 20 games on the road
Northeastern is 1-6-1 ATS in its last 8 games
Northeastern is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Northeastern is 0-4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Northeastern is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home