Friday, February 24, 2017
John M. Belk Arena
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The Dayton Flyers travel to John M. Belk Arena to play the Davidson Wildcats on Friday, February 24, 2017. The opening line for this game has Dayton as 1.5 point favorites.
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The Flyers come into this game with an overall record of 22-5 and a road record of 6-2. They are 16-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 14-11. The Wildcats have an overall record of 14-12 and a home record of 7-4. They have an over/under record of 10-14 and they are 11-13 against the spread.
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Charles Cooke comes into this contest averaging 16.3 points per game while playing 31.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Flyers. He pulls down 5.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 73%. Kendall Pollard averages 13.7 points per game in 25.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.7 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game for Dayton. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 66%.
Jack Gibbs averages 21.2 points per game while playing 35.2 minutes per contest this year for the Wildcats. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per game and has 4.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Peyton Aldridge averages 20.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.9 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
Dayton averages 75.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 107th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 62nd. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 60th in the country. They average 35.7 rebounds per game and 15.7 assists per game which ranks them 163rd and 46th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 54th with 11.7 per game. The Flyers allow 65 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 31st in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 31st and 39th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.5 rebounds a game which ranks 182nd and they give up 12.4 assists per contest which puts them in 101st place in the country. They force 14.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 51st in Division 1.
Davidson averages 74.1 points per game this year which ranks them 138th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 3.2 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 222nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 211th in the nation. They average 36.7 rebounds per game and 15.8 assists per contest which ranks them 102nd and 44th respectively. In the turnover department the Wildcats rank 70th with 11.9 per game. The Wildcats allow 70.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 129th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 85th and 289th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.7 rebounds a game which ranks 241st and they give up 13 assists per contest which puts them in 146th place in the nation. The Wildcats force 11.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 290th in college basketball.
The Flyers average 74.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 81.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 5.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 13 per contest. The Flyers have an offensive rating of 109.5 and they assist on 61% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 54%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Dayton turns the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 11.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.2% while their offensive rebound percentage is 25.1%. The Flyers give up 68.7 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 68.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Wildcats score 74.9 ppg at home and they have averaged 76.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 2.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 7.6 points per game. The Wildcats have a rating on offense of 106.2 and 62% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.8 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 46% of their shots. Davidson turns it over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 26.3%. The Wildcats give up 67.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 73.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Dayton Flyers Betting Trends
The Dayton Flyers are 16-8 against the spread
The Dayton Flyers are 14-11 against the over/under
Davidson Wildcats Betting Trends
The Davidson Wildcats are 11-13 against the spread
The Davidson Wildcats are 10-14 against the over/under
Dayton Flyers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Davidson Wildcats Injuries
02/21/17 F Will Magarity Concussion "?"
Guy's Pick: Take Davidson +1.5
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