Drexel vs. Quinnipiac Preview, Prediction, and Free Pick 12-16-18




Drexel Dragons (5-5) vs Quinnipiac Bobcats (4-4)

Date : 12/16/2018
Time : 6:00PM
Location : Mohegan Sun Arena

Pick, Prediction, & Preview:

Drexel Dragons vs Quinnipiac Bobcats

The Quinnipiac Bobcats welcome the Drexel Dragons to Mohegan Sun Arena on Sunday night. The Bobcats come into this game on a two-game winning streak averaging 63.6 points per game shooting 37.5% from the field. The Dragons are averaging 81 points per game and are shooting 47.7% from the floor. The last time these two matched-up in 2016, Drexel’s Rodney Williams scored 25 on 10 of 15 shooting and led the Dragons to a 91-74 victory over Quinnipiac.

Drexel Dragons's Latest Performance :

The Drexel Dragons had their two-game win streak snapped by the UMBC Retrievers 91-76. K.J. Jackson led the way with 31 points scoring 21 in the second half as the Retrievers cruised to an easy victory. Drexel’s Troy Harper was the team’s high scorer with 8 of 17 from the floor for 22 points. UMBC shot an impressive 60% from the field to Drexel’s 50%. Their 17 turnovers didn’t help the offense who only scored 33 points to UMBC’s 56 in the second half.

Quinnipiac Bobcats's Latest Performance :

Quinnipiac Bobcats have had a tough season and are currently sitting at .500 in the Metro Athletic Atlantic Conference. They’ve won their last two against Dartmouth and Lafayette . The Bobcats took out the Bobcats 88-77 at home shooting 54% from the field as a team 44.8% from beyond the arc. Cameron Young was their high scorer with 28 points leading six players who also scored in double figures. The Bobcats are tied for first in their division and desperately need another win before heading into conference play.

How Drexel Dragons & Quinnipiac Bobcats Matchup.

Vegas Odds, Offshore Odds, & Odds ATS:

Bobcats are 5-3 ATS overall

Bobcats are 2-1 ATS at home and 3-2 ATS away

Dragons are 5-4 ATS overall

Dragons are 3-2 ATS at home and 2-2 ATS away

In-Depth Analysis of each team:

This is a battle of two .500 teams who both need a win. Drexel sits in the middle of the heap in the CAA Conference and is averaging 82 points per game with the defense holding opponents to 75 points per game. Their leading scorer, Aihan Demir is averaging just over 14 points per game shooting just under 50% from the field. The fourth place Bobcats are allowing more points per game at 67 versus the total points they are scoring at 63. That’s a problem the defense needs to solve or they are going to continue to lose games.

If Drexel scores their average and Quinnipiac scores their average, this game is over before it starts.

 

Betting trends for Drexel Dragons:

  • Dragons are 1-3 as away team

  • Dragons are 5-5 in non-division games

  • Dragons are 2-2 after a loss

Betting trends for Quinnipiac Bobcats:

  • Bobcats are 2-1 as home team

  • Bobcats are 4-4 in non-conference games

  • Bobcats are 2-1 after a win

Bryan

A prolific television producer/writer and general sports enthusiast, Bryan has produced and written for several TV shows over the years. He attended the University of Missouri and has been involved in competitive sports his entire life.