Tuesday, February 23, 2016
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The Dayton Flyers travel to Chaifetz Arena to play the Saint Louis Billikens on Tuesday, February 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has Dayton as 10 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
The Flyers come into this game with an overall record of 21-5 and a road record of 6-2. They are 12-13 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-13. The Billikens have an overall record of 10-16 and a home record of 7-9. They have an over/under record of 9-13 and they are 7-15 against the spread.
Charles Cooke comes into this contest averaging 16.2 points per game while playing 31.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Flyers. He pulls down 6.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 72%. Dyshawn Pierre averages 13.1 points per game in 32.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.6 assists per contest and 8.1 rebounds per game for Dayton. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Ash Yacoubou averages 11.8 points per game while playing 30 minutes per contest this year for the Billikens. He grabs 5.8 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 50%. Mike Crawford averages 10.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.2 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Dayton averages 74 points per contest this season which ranks them 141st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 8.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 42nd. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 157th in the country. They average 38.3 rebounds per game and 15.2 assists per game which ranks them 63rd and 59th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 189th with 12.9 per game. The Flyers allow 65.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 42nd and 233rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.8 rebounds a game which ranks 46th and they give up 12.8 assists per contest which puts them in 149th place in the country. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 209th in the Division 1.
Saint Louis averages 65.8 points per game this year which ranks them 306th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -6.2 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 250th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 296th in the nation. They average 32.6 rebounds per game and 13.7 assists per contest which ranks them 299th and 134th respectively. In the turnover department the Billikens rank 273rd with 13.8 per game. The Billikens allow 72 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 173rd in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 164th and 65th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37 rebounds a game which ranks 237th and they give up 14 assists per contest which puts them in 231st place in the nation. The Billikens force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 139th in college basketball.
The Flyers average 72.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 70 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 3.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -4.7 per contest. The Flyers have an offensive rating of 107.7 and they assist on 58.6% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.3 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Dayton turns the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 30%. The Flyers give up 69.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 74.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Billikens score 68.3 ppg at home and they have averaged 69 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -7.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of -1.7 points per game. The Billikens have a rating on offense of 94.2 and 61.2% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.5 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Saint Louis turns it over an average of 18 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 46.9% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 21.3%. The Billikens give up 70 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 76.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Dayton Flyers Betting Trends
The Dayton Flyers are 12-13 against the spread
The Dayton Flyers are 11-13 against the over/under
Saint Louis Billikens Betting Trends
The Saint Louis Billikens are 7-15 against the spread
The Saint Louis Billikens are 9-13 against the over/under
Dayton Flyers Injuries
11/13/15 F Josh Cunningham Eligibility out for season
02/22/16 F Kendall Pollard Knee "?" Tuesday vs. Saint Louis
Saint Louis Billikens Injuries
01/20/16 C Austin Gillmann Foot out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Dayton
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