NCAA hoops odds preview - Towson vs. Drexel

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Jan 5, 4:00 PM | John A. Daskalakis Center

Towson Tigers vs Drexel Dragons Odds

6-8TEAM RECORD5-8

Drexel looks to cover the Dragons-Tigers pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 5-8 mark when they host Towson in college basketball wagering action.

The Dragons sport records of 5-8 and 3-10 ATS heading into this battle, while the Tigers have 6-8 and 5-3 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 7-4 for the Dragons and 2-3 for the Tigers.

View Towson vs Drexel Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to go with the Dragons in this one found them listed as 9-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Tigers was expected to move the line.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 273-rated Dragons and the No. 81-ranked Tigers, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 64-63 result in favor of the Tigers.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Drexel's No. 247 nationally ranked offense (64.6 points per game) against a Tigers defense that sits as the No. 134 at 64.1 PPG. The Dragons have been averaging 44% from the field, more than the Tigers have managed so far this season (41.7% on average).

Defensively, Towson features the nation's No. 111-rated defense on the road, allowing 66.6 points per game. Drexel, meanwhile, comes in at No. 278 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Towson, they were a 79-74 winner as they battled UNC Wilmington on the road. They covered in the match as a 3.5-point underdog. Jerrelle Benimon scored 19 points leading the Tigers to a 79-74 victory over UNC Wilmington at Trask Coliseum on Wednesday.

In their last action, Drexel was a 77-60 winner on the road against Georgia State. They covered the 1.5-point spread as underdogs. Frantz Massenat went off for 25 points and added 2 rebounds, leading Drexel over Georgia State, 77-60, on Wednesday at GSU Sports Arena.

Towson Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing William & Mary are 1-9
After playing UNC Wilmington are 3-7
After a win are 2-8

Drexel Dragons Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Northeastern are 5-5
After playing Georgia State are 7-3
After a win are 4-6

A few Tigers at Dragons trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Towson's last 6 games when playing on the road against Drexel
Towson is 4-21 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Towson is 1-11 SU in its last 12 games when playing on the road against Drexel
Drexel is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Towson
Drexel is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against Towson
Drexel is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Drexel's last 6 games when playing at home against Towson

Next up:
Towson home to William & Mary, Wednesday, January 9
Drexel home to Northeastern, Tuesday, January 8

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