Drexel Dragons @ Villanova Wildcats
Current Records: Drexel 4-3, Villanova 6-2
How To Watch
- When: Saturday, December 2, 2023 at 2 p.m. ET
- Where: Wells Fargo Center -- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- TV: Peacock
- Follow: CBS Sports App
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What to Know
The Drexel Dragons are on the road again on Saturday and play against the Villanova Wildcats at 2:00 p.m. ET on December 2nd at Wells Fargo Center. Drexel might want some stickum for this match since the team gave up 12 turnovers on Wednesday.
Winning is just a little bit easier when your shooting is a whole 16.4% better than the opposition, a fact Drexel proved. Everything went their way against the Leopards as the Dragons made off with a 69-48 win.
Meanwhile, Villanova unfortunately witnessed the end of their four-game winning streak on Wednesday. They took a 78-65 hit to the loss column at the hands of the Hawks. Villanova didn't live up to their potential and found themselves falling short of the advantage oddsmakers thought they had coming into the game.
Villanova's loss came about despite a quality game from Eric Dixon, who scored 14 points.
The Dragons now have a winning record of 4-3. As for the Wildcats, they have yet to win a match at home this season, leaving them with a 6-2 record.
Drexel is hoping to beat the odds on Saturday, as the experts think they're headed for a loss. They might be worth a quick bet since they're sitting on a three game streak of covering the spread when expected to win.
This contest is one where the number of possessions is likely to be a big factor: Drexel have been smashing the glass this season, having averaged 41.3 rebounds per game. However, it's not like Villanova struggles in that department as they've been averaging 38.2 per game. Given these competing strengths, it'll be interesting to see how their clash plays out. Check CBS Sports after the match for a full breakdown of the game, commentary, and other NCAA Basketball content.
Villanova is a big 11.5-point favorite against Drexel, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Wildcats as a 12-point favorite.
The over/under is set at 126 points.