Dayton at Richmond College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/9/2018
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
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The Dayton Flyers travel to Robins Center to play the Richmond Spiders on Tuesday, January 9, 2018. The opening line for this game has Dayton as 1.5 point favorites.
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Dayton comes into this game with an overall record of 7-8. They currently have a point differential of 0.6 as they are averaging 70.6 points per game while giving up 70.0 per contest. Richmond has an overall mark of 3-12. They are averaging 65.7 points per contest and giving up 74.8, which is a point differential of -9.1.
Valuable Dayton Flyers Betting Trends
The Dayton Flyers are 6-9 against the spread this season
The Dayton Flyers are 7-8 against the over/under this year
Important Richmond Spiders Betting Trends
The Richmond Spiders are 4-9 against the spread this season
The Richmond Spiders are 8-5 against the over/under this year
Key Dayton Flyers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Richmond Spiders Injuries
No key injuries to report
Darrell Davis averages 17 points per game while playing 35.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is at 86%. Josh Cunningham averages 15.5 points per game in 31.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 9.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 67% for the year while his free throw percentage is 66%.
Grant Golden averages 14.9 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.4 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 69%. De'Monte Buckingham averages 12.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.4 rebounds per contest and 3.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
Dayton averages 70.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 271st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 0.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 121st. Behind the arc they shoot 33%, which is good for 268th in the country. They average 31.9 rebounds per game and 14.7 assists per game, which ranks them 334th and 135th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 142nd with 13.8 per game. The Flyers allow 70.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 127th in Division 1. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc, ranking them 238th and 271st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.8 rebounds a game which ranks 79th and they give up 13.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 207th place in college basketball. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 191st in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Richmond is 325th in the country with 65.7 points per game this year. They are 261st in D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -9.1. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 322nd in college basketball. They are 343rd in the nation in rebounding with 30.5 boards per game, and 158th in assists per contest with 14.3. The Spiders are 248th in turnovers per game with 12.6. The Spiders surrender 74.8 points per contest, which ranks them 236th in the country. Their defense allows a 49% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 334th and 308th in those defensive statistics. They rank 286th with 15.1 assists allowed per contest and 206th with 35.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Spiders are 138th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.3 per game this season.
The Flyers are 203rd in the nation in offensive rating with 103.7, and their defensive rating of 102.8 is ranked 222nd. In terms of pace they are 309th in the country with 67.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 96th. As a team they are 98th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shots, ranking 30th in Division 1. Dayton is 66th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 272nd in the nation.
Richmond is 164th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 55%, which is 326th in Division 1. The Spiders are 309th in the nation in defensive rating with 108.8, and their offensive rating of 95.6 is ranked 317th. They are 307th in D-1 in pace with 67.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 267th. As a unit they are 291st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 130th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Dayton/Richmond college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Richmond +1.5
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