Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Fightin’ Blue Hens versus the Dragons? Tip off is at at 2:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on FloH. The game will be played at Daskalakis Athletic Center in Philadelphia, PA. This Coastal Athletic Association conference matchup has an over/under of 139 points, and the Dragons are favored to win at home vs. the Fightin’ Blue Hens.

DELAWARE FIGHTIN’ BLUE HENS VS DREXEL DRAGONS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Drexel Dragons -6.5

This game will be played at Daskalakis Athletic Center at 2:00 ET on Saturday, January 20th.

WHY BET THE DREXEL DRAGONS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-68 in favor of the Dragons.
  • Not only will Drexel pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -6.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 139 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Does Delaware Have What it Takes to Win as Road Underdogs?

Delaware enters today’s game as a 6.5-point underdog. They have been the underdog in six of their 18 games this season, going 1-5 in those contests. Their average scoring margin on the road is +4.8 points per game, and they are 5-3 away from home this season.

The Fightin’ Blue Hens are coming off a 71-68 win over Stony Brook. Over their last 10 road games, Delaware has gone 6-4. This season, they are 11-7 overall and 3-2 in Coastal Athletic Association play. Their record as the underdog is 1-5.

As the underdog this season, the Fightin’ Blue Hens have an ATS record of 5-1. On the road, their ATS mark stands at 6-2. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, Delaware’s ATS record is 5-4-1.

Delaware’s over/under record for the season is 8-8, and today’s line of 139 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this year (143.7). So far, 10 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2, and the average scoring total in those games is 140 points.

In their recent matchup, the Delaware offense ended with 71 points against Stony Brook. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 44.2% and made 6 threes. The team’s top scorer is Jyare Davis, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 18.5, while Gerald Drumgoole also maintains a PPG average of 12.7 leading up to the game.

The Fightin’ Blue Hens’ defense is presently ranked 128th nationally, allowing an average of 70.3 points per contest. So far, the Delaware defense is giving up an average of 8.1 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 10.4 times per game (433rd).

Will the Dragons Live Up to Expectations at Home?

Coming into this game, Drexel has been on a roll, winning six straight games and going 10-3 when favored. They are 6-1 at home this season and have won their last six games at home.

In their last game, the Dragons defeated Monmouth 78-74. For the season, they have an overall record of 13-6 and are 6-0 in Coastal Athletic Association games.

As the favorite this season, Drexel has an ATS record of 8-5. At home, the Dragons have gone 5-2 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, Drexel has a mark of 7-3 vs. the spread.

On the season, the over/under record in Drexel games is 7-10-1 with an average scoring total of 136.4 points per game. Today’s over/under line of 139 is slightly higher than the average OU line in their games this year (135.3). So far, 11 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 146 points.

In their most recent game, the Dragons’ offense tallied 78 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 73.9 points per game. Currently leading the team in scoring is Justin Moore who comes into today’s matchup averaging 12.7. Amari Williams also heads into the game with a PPG average of 12.4.

At present, the Dragons’ defense is nationally ranked 25th, allowing 64.0 points per game. Drexel’s three-point defense is currently 81st in the country at 6.3 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 38.0% of their shots vs. Drexel.