Ball State at Dayton College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/10/2017
Friday, November 10, 2017
University of Dayton Arena
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The Ball State Cardinals travel to University of Dayton Arena to play the Dayton Flyers on Friday, November 10, 2017.
Ball State comes into this game after finishing last season with an overall record of 20-11. They had a point differential of 3.6 as they averaged 78.7 points per game while giving up 75.1 per contest. Dayton had an overall record of 24-6 last season. They averaged 76.5 points per game and surrendered 66.5, good for a point differential of 9.9.
Valuable Ball State Cardinals Betting Trends
The Ball State Cardinals were 14-14 against the spread last season
The Ball State Cardinals were 21-6 against the over/under last year
Important Dayton Flyers Betting Trends
The Dayton Flyers were 18-10 against the spread last season
The Dayton Flyers were 17-11 against the over/under last year
Key Ball State Cardinals Injuries
11/08/17 G Sean Sellers Foot is "?" Friday vs. Dayton
11/08/17 C Trey Moses Undisclosed is "?" Friday vs. Dayton
Key Dayton Flyers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tayler Persons averaged 15.5 points per game while playing 29 minutes per night last season. He pulled down 3.9 rebounds per game and dished out 4.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage was 46% while his free throw percentage finished at 76%. Franko House averaged 13.4 points per game in 26.2 minutes per contest last season. He averaged 2.3 assists per contest and 6.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage was 53% for the year while his free throw percentage was 76%.
Charles Cooke averaged 15.8 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per contest last year. He grabbed 5.1 rebounds per game and had 2.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage was 46% and his free throw percentage was at 70%. Kendall Pollard averaged 14 points per game last season and he saw the court an average of 25.9 minutes per contest. He also averaged 5 rebounds per contest and 1.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage was 53% and his free throw percentage was 64%.
Useful Team Statistics
Ball State averaged 78.7 points per contest last season, which ranked them 55th in the nation. Their average scoring margin was 3.6 and their shooting percentage was 46% as a team, which had them ranked 77th. Behind the arc they shot 38% which was good for 54th in the country. They averaged 37.7 rebounds per game and 15.6 assists per game, which ranked them 76th and 52nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they ranked 37th with 14.7 per game. The Cardinals allowed 75.1 points per game to their opponents which ranked them 251st in Division 1. They also allowed a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 74th and 224th in those defensive categories. Opponents averaged 35.8 rebounds a game which ranked 209th and they gave up 12.0 assists per contest, which put them in 81st place in college basketball. They forced 12.9 turnovers per game which ranked them 153rd in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Dayton was 102nd in the country with 76.5 points per game last year. They were 48th in D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin was 9.9. They shot 39% from 3-point range, which was good for 35th in college basketball. They were 251st in the nation in rebounding with 34.5 boards per game, and 43rd in assists per contest with 15.8. The Flyers were 280th in turnovers per game with 11.9. The Flyers surrendered 66.5 points per contest, which ranked them 48th in the country. Their defense allowed a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 46th and 59th in those defensive statistics. They ranked 132nd with 12.7 assists allowed per contest and 126th with 34.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Flyers were 306th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.9 per game last season.
The Cardinals were 163rd in the country in defensive rating last season with 102, and their offensive rating of 106.9 was ranked 115th. They were 50th in college basketball in pace with 72.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% was 45th. As a unit they were 49th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 58th in D-1. Ball State was 58th in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 17.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year was 48%, which was 84th in the country.
Dayton was 254th in the country in turnovers last year, as they turned the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year was 48%, which was 68th in Division 1. The Flyers were 31st in the nation in defensive rating with 95.2, and their offensive rating of 109.5 was ranked 68th. They were 187th in D-1 in pace with 69.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% was 41st. As a unit they were 43rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 131st in the country.
Who will win tonight's Ball State/Dayton college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Dayton
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