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College Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Favors Elon Phoenix in Battle with Drexel Dragons

Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Alumni Gym Thursday as the Elon Phoenix look to beat the odds vs the Drexel Dragons in NCAA hoops betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NCAA basketball betting line for this matchup, Elon sat as -8-point favorites over at MyBookie. Also, check out the current over/under betting total for points scored, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline

Drexel Dragons vs Elon Phoenix Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Elon Phoenix bring a 10-9 record (10-5 ATS) to this tilt against the 7-11 Dragons, who are 5-9 ATS. Those OVER/UNDER betting have witnessed Elon go 6-9 so far and the Drexel Dragons go 8-6.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 177 (Elon) and the No. 173 (Drexel) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Elon has the nation's No. 102-rated offensive output, at 76.11 PPG. The visiting Drexel Dragons defense ranks No. 219 allowing on average 76.33 PPG. The Phoenix FG% has averaged 45.92% so far, more than the Elon Dragons marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.07% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Drexel earned a 76-60 victory over Delaware on Saturday, getting 15 points from Rodney Williams at John A. Daskalakis Center.

Elon got 17 points from Tyler Seibring but lost anyway, 60-59, to James Madison on Saturday at JMU Center.

Betting Trends
  • Drexel is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Drexel is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • Drexel is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Drexel is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Elon is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Elon is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Elon's last 6 games
  • Elon is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Drexel

Next Betting Matchups

Drexel at UNC Wilmington, Saturday, January 21st
Elon at William & Mary, Saturday, January 21st