Drexel Dragons at Rutgers Scarlet Knights ATS Prediction 11/13/19

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The Drexel Dragons (2-1) will travel to the Louis Brown Athletic Center to take on the Rutgers Scarlet Knights (2-0). Action gets underway at 8 p.m. ET on Wednesday, November 13, 2019.

Drexel Dragons vs. Rutgers Scarlet Knights ATS Odds

Both teams were triumphant in their last game. The Scarlet Knights won big over the Niagara Purple Eagles 86-39, while the Dragons edged the Abilene Christian Wildcats 86-83.

Drexel played a nearly perfect game. They had a phenomenal offensive rebounding percentage of 37.9 and a free throw rate of 0.462. Abilene Christian was 10.5 and 0.215, respectively, for those same stats. The Scarlet Knights, meanwhile, had a better free throw rate (0.119 vs. 0.038) and had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (33.3 vs. 16.7). Geo Baker had a good outing for Rutgers, finishing with 22 points. Drexel was led by James Butler, who recorded 13 points and 13 rebounds.

The Scarlet Knights won the lone contest between these two teams last year, 95-66. Getting to the charity stripe was one of Rutgers’ largest advantages. They made 26 trips to the line, while Drexel went just 14 times.

The battle on the backboards could prove decisive, pitting strength against strength. Since the 2018-19 season, the Scarlet Knights rank 41st in offensive rebounding percentage (33.5 percent), while Drexel ranks 50th in defensive rebounding percentage (75.0 percent).

Drexel vs. Rutgers Betting Pick

College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Rutgers, ATS Winner – Drexel, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2018-Present):

  • Rutgers ranks 63rd in blocks per game (4.2) while Drexel ranks 254th (2.1).
  • The Dragons average 14.7 assists per game, which ranks 71st in the country. The Scarlet Knights rank 118th in assists allowed per game (12.5).
  • Drexel ranks 226th in three pointers attempted per game (21.1) while Rutgers ranks 269th (19.8).
  • The Scarlet Knights rank 109th in steals per game (6.6) while the Dragons rank 265th (4.7).
  • Rutgers ranks 22nd in rebounds per game (39.3) while Drexel ranks 147th (35.8).