Friday, January 6, 2017
University of Dayton Arena
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The Rhode Island Rams travel to University of Dayton Arena to play the Dayton Flyers on Friday, January 6, 2017. The opening line for this game has Dayton as 1.5 point favorites.
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The Rams come into this game with an overall record of 10-4 and a road record of 1-3. They are 7-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-6. The Flyers have an overall record of 11-3 and a home record of 7-1. They have an over/under record of 6-6 and they are 8-4 against the spread.
Jared Terrell comes into this contest averaging 14.6 points per game while playing 30.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Rams. He pulls down 2.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 75%. E.C. Matthews averages 15.3 points per game in 29.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 4.4 rebounds per game for Rhode Island. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Charles Cooke averages 18.7 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per contest this year for the Flyers. He grabs 5.7 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 71%. Scoochie Smith averages 13.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.6 rebounds per contest and 3.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Rhode Island averages 75.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 108th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 11.6 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 61st. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 109th in the country. They average 37.5 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per game which ranks them 102nd and 142nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 11th with 10.4 per game. The Rams allow 64 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 31st in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 69th and 48th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.3 rebounds a game which ranks 62nd and they give up 8.8 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the country. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 140th in Division 1.
Dayton averages 76.5 points per game this year which ranks them 88th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 10.7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 54th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 75th in the nation. They average 35 rebounds per game and 15.2 assists per contest which ranks them 227th and 75th respectively. In the turnover department the Flyers rank 34th with 11.3 per game. The Flyers allow 65.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 50th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 45th and 113th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.3 rebounds a game which ranks 146th and they give up 11.8 assists per contest which puts them in 71st place in the nation. The Flyers force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 64th in college basketball.
The Rams average 71.7 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 83.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 3 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 25 per contest. The Rams have an offensive rating of 113.4 and they assist on 50.3% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 66.7 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Rhode Island turns the ball over an average of 13.2 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 11.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53% while their offensive rebound percentage is 35.6%. The Rams give up 68.7 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 58.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Flyers score 76.7 ppg at home and they have averaged 82.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 21 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 15.1 points per game. The Flyers have a rating on offense of 110.2 and 57% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70.4 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 55%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. Dayton turns it over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 11.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 25.6%. The Flyers give up 61.6 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 61.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Rhode Island Rams Betting Trends
The Rhode Island Rams are 7-6 against the spread
The Rhode Island Rams are 7-6 against the over/under
Dayton Flyers Betting Trends
The Dayton Flyers are 8-4 against the spread
The Dayton Flyers are 6-6 against the over/under
Rhode Island Rams Injuries
12/10/16 G Christion Thompson Knee out indefinitely
Dayton Flyers Injuries
11/15/16 F Josh Cunningham Ankle out 3 months
01/05/17 G Charles Cooke Back "?" Friday vs. Rhode Island
Josh's Pick: Take Dayton -1.5
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