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Drexel Dragons vs Virginia Commonwealth Rams Betting Matchup Report

Virginia Commonwealth RamsDrexel Dragons
Jan 8, 8:00 PM | John A. Daskalakis Center

Virginia Commonwealth Rams vs Drexel Dragons Odds

11-4TEAM RECORD9-5

A key college battle sees the visiting Rams travelling to Drexel Sunday to take on the Dragons on Sunday.

Supporters of the Rams have watched them go 11-4 and 8-6 ATS on the year, while the Dragons are at 9-5 and 5-7 ATS. In totals betting, the Dragons are 5-7, while the Rams have a 8-6 mark.

View Virginia Commonwealth vs Drexel Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Rams are listed as 1-point favorites at many online sportsbooks.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 157-ranked Dragons and the No. 163-rated Rams in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 70-68 win for the Rams on Sunday.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Rams is ranked No. 251 in NCAA hoops at 33.4 per game. Contrast that with Drexel’s No. 163 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Drexel is the No. 217-ranked team in the country at 5.7 per game, while Virginia Commonwealth rates No. 71 at 7.5 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Virginia Commonwealth owns the country's No. 65-rated mark, allowing 65.1 points per game on the highway. Drexel, on the other hand, rates No. 320 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Virginia Commonwealth, they were a 55-53 loser as they battled Georgia State at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 7-point favorite. The Rams endured a 55-53 loss at the hands of the Panthers on Wednesday, despite a 15-point effort from Troy Daniels at Siegel Center.

Drexel was a 60-27 winner in their most recent outing at home against Towson. They covered the 20.5–point spread as favorites. Drexel cruised to victory on Wednesday, running Towson out of the gym and running up a 60-27 score at John A. Daskalakis Center.

Virginia Commonwealth Rams Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 10-0
Before playing James Madison are 5-5
After playing Georgia State are 10-0
After a loss are 7-3

Drexel Dragons Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing George Mason are 7-3
After playing Towson are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

A few Rams at Dragons trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Virginia Commonwealth's last 5 games on the road
Virginia Commonwealth is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Virginia Commonwealth is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Drexel
Drexel is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Drexel is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Drexel's last 6 games when playing Virginia Commonwealth
Drexel is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing at home against Virginia Commonwealth

Next up:
Virginia Commonwealth home to James Madison, Thursday, January 12
Drexel home to George Mason, Thursday, January 12

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