William & Mary @ Drexel
Current Records: William & Mary 3-15; Drexel 8-7
What to Know
The William & Mary Tribe and the Drexel Dragons are set to square off in a Colonial matchup at 2 p.m. ET Jan. 22 at John A Daskalakis Center. The teams split their matchups last year, with the Tribe winning the first 69-64 on the road and Drexel taking the second 79-64.
William & Mary came up short against the Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens on Thursday, falling 84-74.
Meanwhile, everything went Drexel's way against the Elon Phoenix on Thursday as they made off with a 77-49 win.
William & Mary is the clear underdog, so they're hoping it's the size of the fight that determines this one. Those betting on them against the spread shouldn't have high expectations for them since the team is 4-11 ATS when expected to lose.
William & Mary is now 3-15 while the Dragons sit at 8-7. A couple stats to keep an eye on: The Tribe are 356th worst in college basketball in turnovers per game, with 17.2 on average. Drexel has experienced some struggles of their own as they are stumbling into the game with the 25th fewest takeaways in college basketball, having accrued only 10.9 on average. It's possible one of these Achilles' heels will wind up tripping the losing team up.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 2 p.m. ET
- Where: John A Daskalakis Center -- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Dragons are a big 15-point favorite against the Tribe, 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 Dragons as a 16-point favorite.
William & Mary have won seven out of their last 13 games against Drexel.
- Jan 23, 2021 - Drexel 79 vs. William & Mary 64
- Jan 17, 2021 - William & Mary 69 vs. Drexel 64
- Jan 16, 2021 - Drexel 82 vs. William & Mary 58
- Feb 13, 2020 - William & Mary 77 vs. Drexel 72
- Jan 18, 2020 - Drexel 84 vs. William & Mary 57
- Jan 31, 2019 - William & Mary 75 vs. Drexel 69
- Jan 05, 2019 - William & Mary 84 vs. Drexel 66
- Feb 03, 2018 - Drexel 91 vs. William & Mary 79
- Jan 07, 2018 - William & Mary 85 vs. Drexel 63
- Feb 09, 2017 - Drexel 79 vs. William & Mary 61
- Jan 30, 2017 - William & Mary 108 vs. Drexel 85
- Feb 20, 2016 - Drexel 74 vs. William & Mary 69
- Jan 07, 2016 - William & Mary 72 vs. Drexel 63
Injury Report for Drexel
- James Butler: Game-Time Decision (Undisclosed)