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Drexel Dragons Open as College Basketball Underdog vs Temple Owls

The Temple Owls will hit the floor running against the away Drexel Dragons Saturday, looking to improve their record and boost betting bankrolls by covering the point spread in the process.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the Temple Owls in this one found them listed as -14.5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Dragons was expected to move the line.

Drexel Dragons vs Temple Owls Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The 6-3 and 4-5 ATS Temple Owls will face the 5-5 Drexel Dragons, who own a 3-4-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Temple Owls are 6-3 on the OVER/UNDER so far this season while the Drexel Dragons are 4-4.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Temple Owls at No. 50 and the Drexel Dragons at No. 212 heading into this college basketball betting matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Temple's No. 166 nationally ranked offense (73.78 points per game) against a Drexel Dragons defense that sits as the No. 204 at 76 PPG. The Temple Owls have been averaging 46.11% from the field, more than the Dragons have managed so far this season (43.31% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Dragons endured a 74-60 loss at the hands of the Colonials on Sunday, despite a 15-point effort from Kurk Lee at PPG Paints Arena.

Temple was run off the court by the Wildcats on Wednesday as Villanova routed them 87-67 at Liacouras Center.

Betting Trends
  • Drexel is 6-15 SU in its last 21 games
  • Drexel is 2-14 SU in its last 16 games on the road
  • Temple is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Temple is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Temple's last 10 games
  • Temple is 3-9 ATS in its last 12 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Drexel home to Quinnipiac, Monday, December 18th
Temple at Georgia, Friday, December 22nd