drexel vs lafayette ncaab prediction

NCAAB Drexel Dragons vs Lafayette Prediction 11/29/2023

The Drexel Dragons (3-2) travel to face off against the Lafayette Leopards (0-6) on Wednesday, November 29th. This game will be played at Kirby Sports Center in Easton and televised on ESPN+. Drexel is coming off a win in their previous game, while Lafayette is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Belmont. Tip-off is set for 7:00 ET.

Drexel Dragons vs Lafayette Leopards

The Drexel Dragons Are Coming Off A Win

Drexel enters today’s game with a 3-2 overall record. In their previous five road games, including last year, Drexel has gone 1-4. Against the spread, Drexel has a record of 3-2 thus far. This year’s ATS record includes being 1-1 on the road vs. the spread and 2-1 at home.

Looking at their over/under performance through five games, Drexel has an over/under record of 1-4-0, with their games averaging 126 points per game on average. The Dragons have an over/under record of 0-2-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 62 points per game.

The Lafayette Leopards Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Lafayette comes into this game with a 0-6 record, and this is their seventh game of the season. Looking back at their previous ten home games, which includes games from last year, Lafayette has a record of 1-9. Lafayette enters today’s game with a 0-6 record against the spread. In their previous five games, the team is 2-2 ATS.

In six games, Lafayette comes in with an over/under mark of 2-4-0, with their games averaging 133 points per game. When assessing the Leopards’ performance in their last three games, their over/under record stands at 2-0, with their games averaging 74 points per game.

Drexel Offense Breakdown

Coming off their recent game, the Drexel offense tallied 62 points in a matchup against Queens (NC). Their field goal percentage for the game was 47.3%, and they made 2 threes. On offense, Drexel has been struggling with their efficiency, coming into today’s game with a field goal percentgage of 42%. So far, they are 234th in free-throws made on a free throw shooting percentage of 69%.

Amari Williams (F) 13.5 8.5 2.0
Justin Moore (G) 10.8 3.5 3.5
Yame Butler (G) 8.2 2.3 1.2

Lafayette Offense Breakdown

The Lafayette offense is coming off a game in which they scored 69 points vs. Belmont. Overall their field goal percentage was 38.7% while connecting on 10 threes. Leading the team in scoring is Justin Vander Baan, who is averaging 9.4 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Kyle Jenkins also maintains a PPG average of 9.3 heading into game.

Justin Vander Baan (C) 9.4 4.7 1.7
Kyle Jenkins (F) 9.3 4.3 1.9
Devin Hines (G) 9.3 4.1 1.3

Drexel Team Defense

Drexel’s defense has been playing well, ranking 28th nationally, with 62.0 points allowed per game. So far, the Drexel defense is giving up an average of 7.0 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 12 times per game (391st).

Lafayette Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the Lafayette defense is giving up an average of 70.6 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.7 threes per game vs. Drexel. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 32.2%.

Dragons vs Leopards Trends

  • Although Drexel has a straight up record of 2-8 in their last ten road games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 2-8. The team averaged 62 points per game in these games.
  • When looking at their past ten home matchups, Lafayette has an ATS record of 3-7 while averaging 59 per game. The team went 1-9 overall in these games.
  • Going back to their previous five games as the underdog, Lafayette has an ATS mark of 2-3 while going 0-5 straight up.
  • As the betting favorite, the Dragons have an ATS record of 2-1 in their last three games. In these matchups, their straight up record was 2-1.

Dragons vs Leopards Prediction

As the underdogs with a spread of +6.5, we recommend going with the Leopards on the point spread. We not only see them covering the spread but also have a strong likelihood of winning this one outright, especially if you’re seeking a higher payout on the moneyline.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 124, and our model projects the Dragons and Leopards to reach a combined total of 143 points. Our bet is on taking the over.

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