Bookmakers expect strong results from the Drake Bulldogs (27-7), giving them the 49th-best odds among all college basketball teams and the top odds among MVC teams to win the championship at the end of the 2022-23 season, at +40000 on the moneyline.

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At 7:25 PM ET on Friday, March 17, the Bulldogs go head to head with the Miami Hurricanes in the First Round. Miami is a 2.5-point favorite, with the over/under set at 145.5.

Drake NCAA Men's Basketball Championship Odds

Odds NCAA Rank Payout
Current +40000 49th Bet $100 to win $40000
Pre-Tournament +50000 49th Bet $100 to win $50000
Pre-New Year +35000 68th Bet $100 to win $35000
Preseason +25000 63rd Bet $100 to win $25000

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Drake Team Stats

  • Drake has a +388 scoring differential, topping opponents by 11.4 points per game. It is putting up 75.3 points per game to rank 91st in college basketball and is allowing 63.9 per contest to rank 33rd in college basketball.
  • Drake has gone 24-4 when playing as the favorite, with two victories (2-3) when listed as underdogs.
  • While Drake has taken home the win in two games this season when favored by three or fewer points (2-3), it is 22-1 when favored by three or more points.

Drake Quadrant Records

  • Q1 Record: 0-0 | Q2 Record: 3-3 | Q3 Record: 10-4 | Q4 Record: 13-0
  • Drake has 10 wins over Quadrant 3 teams, tied for the sixth-most in the nation.
  • Drake has 13 wins against Quadrant 3 opponents, tied for the 48th-most in the country.

Quadrant records are based on computer rankings, not NCAA NET rankings. Here's what they mean: Quadrant 1: Home vs 1-30, Neutral vs 1-50, Away vs 1-75 | Quadrant 2: Home vs 31-75, Neutral vs 51-100, Away vs 76-135 | Quadrant 3: Home vs 76-160, Neutral vs 101-200, Away vs 136-240 | Quadrant 4: Home vs 161-plus, Neutral vs 201-plus, Away vs 241-plus

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Best Drake Players

  • Tucker DeVries leads the Bulldogs scoring 19.0 points per game.
  • Roman Penn leads Drake with 5.4 assists a game and Darnell Brodie paces the team with 7.3 rebounds per matchup.
  • The Bulldogs are led by DeVries from beyond the arc. He connects on 2.6 shots from deep per game.
  • Drake's blocks leader is Brodie, who records 1.0 per game. DeVries leads the team by averaging 1.1 steals a contest.

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