Looking to win big? The Dragons and Hawks face off at 7:00 ET on FloH. The Hawks are hosting the game at OceanFirst Bank Center in West Long Branch, NJ. Drexel is favored by -4 in this Coastal Athletic Association conference contest against Monmouth. The game’s over/under currently sits at 139 points.

DREXEL DRAGONS VS MONMOUTH HAWKS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Monmouth Hawks +4

This game will be played at OceanFirst Bank Center at 7:00 ET on Thursday, February 1st.

WHY BET THE MONMOUTH HAWKS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-69 in favor of the Hawks.
  • Not only will Monmouth pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +4.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 139 points, and we like the over with a projected 143 points.

Can the Drexel Offense Score Enough on the Road?

Coming into today’s game, Drexel has been favored in 15 of their 22 games this season, going 12-3 in those games. Their average scoring margin on the road this season is +1.7, and they are 6-6 away from home.

Recently, the Dragons have gone 5-5 in their last 10 road games, including a 3-2 mark in their last five. In their most recent game, they defeated North Carolina A&T by a score of 62-47.

Overall, Drexel has an ATS mark of 11-10 this season. On the road, the Dragons are 5-7 vs. the spread. As the favorite, Drexel is 9-6 ATS this season. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Dragons have gone 6-4 vs. the spread.

On the season, the over/under record for Drexel is 9-11-1 with their games averaging 135.9 points compared to an average over/under line of 135.3, resulting in an average margin of 0.6 points. So far, 13 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line of 139. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with the scoring averaging 132 points.

Coming off their recent game, the Drexel offense tallied 62 points in a matchup against North Carolina A&T. Their field goal percentage for the game was 39%, and they made 8 threes. Justin Moore is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 12.9 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Amari Williams brings a PPG average of 12.1 into the game.

The Dragons’ defense is presently ranked 16th nationally, allowing an average of 63.6 points per contest. Against North Carolina A&T, the Dragons’ defense gave up 47 points and did a good job not fouling. For the game, North Carolina A&T only made 8 free-throws.

Can the Hawks Hold Strong at Home?

Monmouth has been a completely different team at home compared to on the road this season. They are 10-1 at home compared to just 1-9 on the road. Their average scoring margin at home is +5.1 compared to -8.2 on the road.

As the underdog, Monmouth is 4-10 this season. They come into this game with a record of 11-10 overall and 4-4 in Coastal Athletic Association play. They are currently riding a 10-game winning streak at home.

As the underdog this season, Monmouth has a solid ATS mark of 9-4-1. Their overall ATS record is 14-6-1. At home, the Hawks have gone 8-3 vs. the spread this year, including an 8-2 mark over their last 10 home games.

Monmouth’s over/under record this season is 11-9-1, and today’s line of 139 is lower than the average OU line in their games (143.8). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 152 points, and their over/under record in their last 10 games is 6-4.

Coming off their recent game, the Monmouth offense tallied 81 points in a matchup against Hofstra. Their field goal percentage for the game was 41.4%, and they made 8 threes. Currently leading the team in scoring is Xander Rice who comes into today’s matchup averaging 21.6. Jack Collins also heads into the game with a PPG average of 10.6.

On defense, Monmouth is currently around the NCAA average in points allowed, giving up an average of 72.9 points per game. In today’s game vs. Drexel, the Monmouth defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Monmouth made 25 free-throws vs. the Hawks.