Drexel Dragons vs Tigers College Hoops Game Preview
Drexel Dragons vs Princeton Tigers Odds
Jadwin Gymnasium features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Princeton Tigers and the visiting Drexel Dragons in college hoops action on Saturday.
Supporters of the Dragons have watched them go 2-6 and 0-8 ATS on the year, while the Tigers are at 3-4 and 2-3 ATS. In totals betting, the Tigers are 0-1, while the Dragons have a 5-1 mark.
Bettors looking to side with Princeton in this one found them as 6-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 286 (Tigers) and the No. 257 (Dragons) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 63-59 result in favor of the Tigers has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Princeton's No. 323-ranked offense, averaging 57.7 PPG, against a Dragons defense that ranks No. 233 at 69.2 PPG. The Tigers field goal percentage has averaged 42.4% so far, less than the Dragons marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.4% per game.
Defensively, Drexel features the nation's No. 89-rated defense on the road, allowing 64.8 points per game. Princeton, meanwhile, comes in at No. 319 nationally in scoring at home.
Drexel lost its last outing, a 76-66 result against Tennessee State on December 4. They failed to cover in that game as a 2-point underdog. The Dragons got 18 points from Damion Lee, but it was Tennessee State that prevailed in a 76-66 final on Tuesday at Gentry Complex.
In their last action, Princeton was a 62-50 winner on the road against Kent State. They covered the 2.5-point spread as underdogs. Princeton earned a 62-50 victory over Kent State on Saturday, getting 15 points from T.J. Bray at Memorial Athletic Center.
Drexel Dragons Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Fairfield are 1-2
After a loss are 6-4
Princeton Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Fordham are 1-0
After a win are 6-4
A few Dragons at Tigers trends to consider:
Drexel is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games on the road
Drexel is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Princeton is 21-4 SU in its last 25 games at home
Princeton is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games
Princeton is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Drexel home to Fairfield, Sunday, December 16
Princeton at Fordham, Saturday, December 15