It will be a battle between CAA opponents when the Towson Tigers (7-9, 1-3 CAA) welcome the Drexel Dragons (9-7, 2-1 CAA) to SECU Arena. The game will air on CBS Sports Network at 6 p.m. ET on Thursday, January 9, 2020.
Drexel Dragons at Towson Tigers Betting Prediction
In the Dragons’ last game, they topped the Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens, 61-55. Drexel’s rebounding was their biggest strength. The Dragons had more offensive rebounds (19 vs. seven), defensive rebounds (24 vs. 20) and total rebounds (43 vs. 27). Drexel rallied around James Butler, who put up 10 points and 16 rebounds.
The Tigers were victorious over the UNCW Seahawks in their last matchup, 67-60. The Tigers had a solid free throw rate of 0.250 (above their season average of 0.227) and had an offensive rebounding percentage of 40.5 (above their season average of 30.9). With 16 points, Allen Betrand played well for Towson.
After splitting two games last season, this will be the first matchup of the year between these two teams. In the most recent game, the Tigers won 92-77. The Tigers had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (28.6 vs. 18.8) and had a much better free throw rate (0.456 vs. 0.352).
Drexel vs. Towson Odds Pick
College Basketball Pick: ATS Winner – Drexel, O/U – Over
Towson ranks 14th in steals allowed per game (4.8) while Drexel ranks 190th (8.5).
The Dragons rank 27th in three pointers allowed per game (18.1) while the Tigers rank 169th (23.1).
Drexel averages 14.8 assists per game, which ranks 65th in the NCAA. Towson ranks 69th in assists allowed per game (11.4).
The Dragons have outscored opponents by an average of 2.6 points in their last five games. On the season, Drexel has lost by an average of 0.4 points.
During their last five games, the Tigers have scored an average of 66.8 points per game (2.6 above their season average) and allowed an average of 71.8 points per game (9.3 above their season average).