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NCAA Basketball Odds and Betting Trends - Drexel Dragons Underdogs vs Penn State Nittany Lions

Penn State Nittany Lions will go to the free throw line vs Drexel Dragons on Saturday, hoping to boost its 7-3 record with a victory while beating the betting lines set by odds makers.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the Penn State Nittany Lions before tip-off in this one found them as -4.5-point favorites over at Bovada earlier.

Penn State Nittany Lions vs Drexel Dragons Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Penn State Nittany Lions have watched them go 7-3 and 4-5 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Drexel Dragons are at 1-7 and 2-5 ATS. In totals betting, the Drexel Dragons are 3-4, while the Penn State Nittany Lions have a 4-5 mark.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 203-rated Drexel Dragons and the No. 119-ranked Penn State Nittany Lions, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Drexel's No. 230-ranked scoring average of 66.38 PPG, against a Penn State Nittany Lions defense rated No. 54 and allowing 65.5 PPG. The Drexel Dragons FG% has averaged 40.54% to date this season, less than the Penn State Nittany Lions shooters have managed so far (40.64% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Brandon Taylor scored 16 points leading the Nittany Lions to a 54-50 victory over Louisiana-Monroe at Bryce Jordan Center on Saturday.

Drexel was run off the court by the Gamecocks on Tuesday as South Carolina routed them 79-54 at Colonial Life Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Penn State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • Penn State is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Penn State is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Penn State's last 5 games on the road
  • Drexel is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Drexel is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Drexel's last 5 games
  • Drexel is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

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Drexel at Pennsylvania, Tuesday, December 22nd