Drexel Dragons at James Madison Dukes ATS Prediction 01/11/20

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The Drexel Dragons (9-8, 2-2 CAA) will be at the JMU Convocation Center to take on the James Madison Dukes (8-8, 1-4 CAA) in a CAA matchup. Action starts at 4 p.m. ET on Saturday, January 11, 2020.

Drexel Dragons vs. James Madison Dukes ATS Odds

Both teams were beaten in their last contest. The Dukes fell to the Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens, 80-76, while the Dragons were defeated by the Towson Tigers, 89-73.

Drexel had a turnover percentage of 14.6 (better than their season average of 20.3) while James Madison did a fantastic job of getting and making free throws (22-29; 75.9 percent). Matt Lewis fueled James Madison with 19 points and five rebounds. Meanwhile, Drexel was led by Camren Wynter, who recorded 22 points.

This series was highly competitive last year, as the teams split their two games last season. The Dukes won the last contest 71-69. James Madison couldn’t miss, shooting 56.6 percent from the field. Drexel, on the other hand, had a field goal percentage of 38.2. This will be the first matchup of the year between these two teams.

This game should be a matchup of opposite styles. James Madison prefers to play fast (24th in possessions per game), while Drexel is slower-paced (237th in possessions per game).

Drexel Dragons vs. James Madison Dukes Betting Pick

Free Basketball Tip: SU Winner – James Madison, ATS Winner – James Madison, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • Drexel ranks 31st in three pointers allowed per game (18.1) while James Madison ranks 243rd (26.5).
  • The Dukes average 3.8 blocks per game, which ranks 79th in the NCAA. The Dragons rank 102nd in blocks allowed per game (3.5).
  • James Madison ranks 171st in steals per game (5.7) while Drexel ranks 188th in steals allowed per game (8.5).
  • The Dragons rank 73rd in rebounds allowed per game (33.2) while the Dukes rank 240th (39.8).
  • Drexel ranks 69th in assists per game (14.7) while James Madison ranks 168th in assists allowed per game (13.8).

Bettings Trends:

  • The Dukes’ average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 7.6, up from 1.4 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Dragons have scored an average of 64.6 points per game (4.5 below their season average) and allowed an average of 67.0 points per game (3.4 below their season average).