Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Huskies versus the Dragons? Tip off is at at 4:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on FloH. The game will be played at Daskalakis Athletic Center in Philadelphia, PA. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 137.5 points, and Drexel is favored by -9 to win at home against Northeastern.

NORTHEASTERN HUSKIES VS DREXEL DRAGONS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Northeastern Huskies +9

This game will be played at Daskalakis Athletic Center at 4:00 ET on Saturday, March 2nd.

WHY BET THE NORTHEASTERN HUSKIES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-70 in favor of the Dragons.
  • Even though we have Drexel winning straight-up, we like Northeastern at +9.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 137.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Will the Huskies Win in Philadelphia?

As a road underdog, Northeastern has a record of 2-14 this season. They have gone 4-12 on the road this season, and their average scoring margin on the road is -6.2 points per game. Over their last ten road games, the Huskies have gone 3-7.

So far this season, Northeastern has gone 12-18. They are coming off a 73-67 loss to Delaware. In their last five road games, they have gone 1-4.

As the underdog this season, Northeastern has gone 6-10 vs. the spread. On the road, their ATS mark is currently 7-9, and over their last 10 road games, they are 4-6 vs. the spread.

The over/under record for Northeastern games this season is 17-12-1, and today’s line of 137.5 is lower than the average OU line in their games (139.2). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 130 points, and their OU record over their last 10 games is 4-5-1.

In their recent game, the Huskies’ offense concluded with 67 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 69.9 points per contest. For the season, the Northeastern offense has been one of the more efficient shooting teams in the NCAA with a field goal percentage of 45%. So far, they have hit 53% of their looks from inside the arc, and are averaging 6.4 made three’s per contest.

Coming into today’s game, the Northeastern defense is giving up an average of 72.2 points per contest. Northeastern’s three-point defense is currently 211st in the country at 8.1 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 46.6% of their shots vs. Northeastern.

Do the Dragons Stand a Chance at Home?

At home this season, Drexel has been dominant, going 11-1 with an average scoring margin of +12.8 points per game. They have won their last 11 games at home, and their record as the favorite is 15-4.

Overall, Drexel has a record of 19-11, including a 12-5 mark in Coastal Athletic Association games. They have won two games in a row, and their win over Stony Brook in their last game came by a score of 90-86.

As the favorite this season, Drexel has gone 10-9 vs. the spread. In their last 10 games as the favorite, the Dragons have a mark of 4-6 ATS. At home this year, Drexel has gone 7-5 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for Drexel games is 13-15-1, and today’s line of 137.5 is similar to the average OU line in their games (136.1). So far, 17 of their games have finished with more points than today’s over/under line. Over their last three games, the OU record is 1-2.

Coming off their recent game, the Drexel offense tallied 90 points in a matchup against Stony Brook. Their field goal percentage for the game was 49.2%, and they made 8 threes. The top scorer for the Dragons was Justin Moore with 25 points, while Amari Williams also added 16 to the scoreboard.

So far, the Dragons’ defense is ranked 37th in the country at 66.0 points per contest. In today’s game vs. Northeastern, the Drexel defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Drexel made 24 free-throws vs. the Dragons.