Auburn at Dayton College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/29/2017
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
University of Dayton Arena
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The Auburn Tigers head to University of Dayton Arena to take on the Dayton Flyers on Wednesday, November 29, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Auburn as 2.5 point favorites.
Auburn comes into this game with an overall record of 4-1. They currently have a point differential of 15.6 as they are averaging 93.4 points per game while giving up 77.8 per contest. Dayton has an overall mark of 3-2. They are averaging 73.2 points per contest and giving up 69.8, which is a point differential of 3.4.
Valuable Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers are 3-1 against the spread this season
The Auburn Tigers are 3-1 against the over/under this year
Important Dayton Flyers Betting Trends
The Dayton Flyers are 2-3 against the spread this season
The Dayton Flyers are 2-3 against the over/under this year
Key Auburn Tigers Injuries
11/05/17 C Austin Wiley Suspension is out indefinitely
11/05/17 F Danjel Purifoy Suspension is out indefinitely
Key Dayton Flyers Injuries
11/28/17 G Trey Landers Ankle is "?" Wednesday vs. Auburn
11/28/17 F Xeyrius Williams Back is downgraded to OUT Wednesday vs. Auburn
Bryce Brown averages 18.8 points per contest while playing 29.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 2.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is 88%. Mustapha Heron averages 16.4 points per contest in 27.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.4 assists per game and 5.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Darrell Davis scores 20 points per contest while playing 35.8 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 2.6 rebounds per contest and has 2.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 85%. Josh Cunningham averages 16 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 29.4 minutes per game. He also brings in 10.2 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 65% and his free throw percentage is 58%.
Useful Team Statistics
Auburn averages 93.4 points per contest this year, which is 9th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 15.6 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a unit, which has them ranked 35th. From 3-point territory they shoot 38%, which is good for 87th in Division 1. They average 41.6 boards per contest and 16.2 assists per game, which ranks them 38th and 71st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 170th with 13.8 per game. The Tigers allow 77.8 points per contest, which is 281st in the country. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 133rd and 272nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.8 rebounds a game which ranks 53rd, and they allow 14.6 assists per game which puts them in 260th place in college basketball. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 230th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Dayton is 214th in the country with 73.2 points per contest this season. They are 104th in the nation in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 3.4. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 211th in Division 1. They are 250th in the country in rebounding with 34.8 boards per contest and 60th in assists per game with 16.6. The Flyers are 332nd in turnovers per contest with 10.8. The Flyers give up 69.8 points per game, which ranks them 135th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 255th and 164th in those defensive statistics. They rank 196th with 13.4 dimes allowed per game and 98th with 32.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Flyers are 4th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 9.8 per contest this year.
The Tigers are 17th in the nation in offensive rating with 119.7, and their defensive rating of 99.7 is ranked 184th. In terms of pace they are 22nd in the country with 77.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 57% is 32nd. As a team they are 26th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 178th in Division 1. Auburn is 249th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 202nd in the nation.
Dayton is 293rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 229th in Division 1. The Flyers are 242nd in the nation in defensive rating with 103.9, and their offensive rating of 108.9 is ranked 123rd. They are 317th in D-1 in pace with 67.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 103rd. As a unit they are 114th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 83rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Auburn/Dayton college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Auburn -2.5
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