Dayton at Butler College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/21/2018
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
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The Dayton Flyers travel to Imperial Arena to play the Butler Bulldogs on Wednesday, November 21, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Butler as 7.5 point favorites.
Dayton comes into this game with an overall record of 3-0. They currently have a point differential of 16.3 as they are averaging 81.7 points per game while giving up 65.3 per contest. Butler has an overall mark of 3-0. They are averaging 85.7 points per contest and giving up 69.0, which is a point differential of 16.7.
Valuable Dayton Flyers Betting Trends
The Dayton Flyers are 1-2-0 against the spread
The Dayton Flyers are 1-2-0 against the over/under
Important Butler Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Butler Bulldogs are 1-2-0 against the spread
The Butler Bulldogs are 2-1-0 against the over/under
Key Dayton Flyers Injuries
11/15/18 F Frankie Policelli Redshirt is out indefinitely
Key Butler Bulldogs Injuries
11/09/18 F Bryce Golden Shoulder is out indefinitely
Josh Cunningham comes into this contest averaging 20.0 points per game while playing 28.0 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 8.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 33%. Obadiah Toppin averages 15.0 points per game in 24.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.7 assists per contest and 4.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 67% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
Kamar Baldwin averages 23.3 points per game while playing 35.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.7 rebounds per game and has 5.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 88%. Paul Jorgensen averages 18.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.7 rebounds per contest and 2.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
Dayton averages 81.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 87th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 16.3 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team, which has them ranked 34th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 284th in the nation. They average 38.0 rebounds per game and 17.3 assists per game, which ranks them 153rd and 51st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 330th with 10.0 per game. The Flyers allow 65.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 85th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 158th and 172nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 30.3 rebounds a game which ranks 41st and they give up 11.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 103rd place in Division 1. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 126th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Butler is 49th in the country with 85.7 points per game this year. They are 11th in Division 1 in shooting at 53%, while their average scoring margin is 16.7. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 140th in the nation. They are 309th in the NCAA in rebounding with 32.0 boards per game, and 83rd in assists per contest with 16.0. The Bulldogs are 307th in turnovers per game with 11.3. The Bulldogs surrender 69.0 points per contest, which ranks them 145th in D-1. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 39% average from 3-point range, ranking them 193rd and 303rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 36th with 9.3 assists allowed per contest and 10th with 27.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulldogs are 142nd in country in forcing turnovers with 13.7 per game.
The Flyers are 74th in the nation in offensive rating with 112.9. In terms of pace they are 153rd in the country with 72.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 83rd. As a team they are 79th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 313th in Division 1. Dayton is 328th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions.
Butler is 269th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions. The Bulldogs are 21st in the country in offensive rating with 123. In terms of pace they are 259th in Division 1 with 69.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 60% is 17th. As a team they are 9th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 64% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 109th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Dayton/Butler college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Butler -7.5
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