Thursday, November 24, 2016
Bob Devaney Sports Center
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The Dayton Flyers travel to Bob Devaney Sports Center to play the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Thursday, November 24, 2016. The opening line for this game has Nebraska as 8 point favorites. The Flyers come into this game with an overall record of 2-1 and a road record of 1-0. The Cornhuskers have an overall record of 3-0 and a home record of 3-0.
Charles Cooke comes into this contest averaging 23 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Flyers. He pulls down 7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. Scoochie Smith averages 15.7 points per game in 31.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.3 assists per contest and 2.3 rebounds per game for Dayton. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 60%.
Tai Webster averages 17.7 points per game while playing 29.3 minutes per contest this year for the Cornhuskers. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per game and has 2.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage currently is at 89%. Jack McVeigh averages 14.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 6 rebounds per contest and 1.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Dayton averages 76.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 114th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 9.7 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them ranked 61st. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 66th in the country. They average 32.3 rebounds per game and 11.7 assists per game which ranks them 282nd and 240th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 26th with 10.7 per game. The Flyers allow 67 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 91st in the nation. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 66th and 74th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38 rebounds a game which ranks 233rd and they give up 12.3 assists per contest which puts them in 138th place in the country. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 183rd in Division 1.
Nebraska averages 74 points per game this year which ranks them 151st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 16.5 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 180th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 31st in the nation. They average 38.5 rebounds per game and 10.5 assists per contest which ranks them 101st and 291st respectively. In the turnover department the Cornhuskers rank 54th with 11.5 per game. The Cornhuskers allow 57.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 14th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 27% average from behind the arc ranking them 71st and 39th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 86th and they give up 12 assists per contest which puts them in 120th place in the nation. The Cornhuskers force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 81st in college basketball.
Dayton Flyers Betting Trends
The Dayton Flyers are 2-1 against the spread
The Dayton Flyers are 2-1 against the over/under
Nebraska Cornhuskers Betting Trends
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 2-0 against the spread
The Nebraska Cornhuskers are 1-1 against the over/under
Dayton Flyers Injuries
11/18/16 F Kendall Pollard Thigh out indefinitely
11/15/16 F Josh Cunningham Ankle out 3 months
Nebraska Cornhuskers Injuries
11/23/16 F Nick Fuller Ankle "?" Thursday vs. Dayton
11/12/16 G James Palmer Eligibility out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Nebraska -8
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