Saturday, February 27, 2016
University of Dayton Arena
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The Rhode Island Rams travel to University of Dayton Arena to play the Dayton Flyers on Saturday, February 27, 2016. The opening line for this game has Dayton as 10 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The Rams come into this game with an overall record of 15-13 and a road record of 2-8. They are 10-16 against the spread and their over/under record is 15-11. The Flyers have an overall record of 22-5 and a home record of 13-2. They have an over/under record of 11-14 and they are 12-14 against the spread.
Jared Terrell comes into this contest averaging 13.9 points per game while playing 35.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Rams. He pulls down 3.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is currently at 74%. Jarvis Garrett averages 13.3 points per game in 34.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4.4 assists per contest and 3.8 rebounds per game for Rhode Island. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Charles Cooke averages 15.7 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per contest this year for the Flyers. He grabs 6.3 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 71%. Dyshawn Pierre averages 12.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.3 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Rhode Island averages 69.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 241st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 143rd. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 85th in the country. They average 34.9 rebounds per game and 11.9 assists per game which ranks them 227th and 258th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 80th with 11.6 per game. The Rams allow 65.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 29th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 136th and 103rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.6 rebounds a game which ranks 41st and they give up 9.4 assists per contest which puts them in 3rd place in the country. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 166th in the Division 1.
Dayton averages 73.1 points per game this year which ranks them 158th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 8.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 56th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 174th in the nation. They average 38.6 rebounds per game and 14.9 assists per contest which ranks them 57th and 72nd respectively. In the turnover department the Flyers rank 213th with 13.1 per game. The Flyers allow 64.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 24th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 31st and 206th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33 rebounds a game which ranks 55th and they give up 12.6 assists per contest which puts them in 130th place in the nation. The Flyers force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 196th in college basketball.
The Rams average 66.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 66 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -4.3 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -8 per contest. The Rams have an offensive rating of 105.3 and they assist on 48.5% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 65.4 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. Rhode Island turns the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.7% while their offensive rebound percentage is 30.8%. The Rams give up 70.5 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 74 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Flyers score 75.1 ppg at home and they have averaged 64.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -4.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 12.9 points per game. The Flyers have a rating on offense of 106.1 and 58% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.3 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Dayton turns it over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.9% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 29.5%. The Flyers give up 62.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 69 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Rhode Island Rams Betting Trends
The Rhode Island Rams are 10-16 against the spread
The Rhode Island Rams are 15-11 against the over/under
Dayton Flyers Betting Trends
The Dayton Flyers are 12-14 against the spread
The Dayton Flyers are 11-14 against the over/under
Rhode Island Rams Injuries
11/16/15 G E.C. Matthews Knee out for season
02/26/16 G Christion Thompson Concussion "?" Saturday vs. Dayton
02/24/16 F Hassan Martin Knee out for season
Dayton Flyers Injuries
11/13/15 F Josh Cunningham Eligibility out for season
02/26/16 F Kendall Pollard Knee doubtful Saturday vs. Rhode Island
Tony's Pick: Take Rhode Island
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