Dayton at Saint Joseph's College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/17/2018
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
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The Dayton Flyers head to Hagan Arena to take on the Saint Joseph's Hawks on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Saint Joseph's as 2.5 point favorites.
Dayton comes into this game with an overall record of 9-8. They currently have a point differential of 2.5 as they are averaging 73.6 points per game while giving up 71.2 per contest. Saint Joseph's has an overall record of 7-9. They are averaging 75.2 points per game and surrendering 76.4, good for a point differential of -1.2.
Valuable Dayton Flyers Betting Trends
The Dayton Flyers are 8-9 against the spread this season
The Dayton Flyers are 9-8 against the over/under this year
Important Saint Joseph's Hawks Betting Trends
The Saint Joseph's Hawks are 6-8 against the spread this season
The Saint Joseph's Hawks are 10-4 against the over/under this year
Key Dayton Flyers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Saint Joseph's Hawks Injuries
11/17/17 G Lamarr Kimble Foot is out for season
11/05/17 F Charlie Brown Wrist is out indefinitely
01/16/18 F Pierfrancesco Oliva Flu is "?" Wednesday vs Dayton
Darrell Davis averages 17.6 points per contest while playing 35.4 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 37% while his free throw percentage is 88%. Josh Cunningham averages 15.6 points per contest in 30.9 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.6 assists per game and 9.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 69% for the season while his free throw percentage is 65%.
Shavar Newkirk scores 17.9 points per contest while playing 32.6 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 4 rebounds per contest and has 3.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is at 80%. James Demery averages 17.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 35.5 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.5 rebounds per game and has 1.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 64%.
Useful Team Statistics
Dayton averages 73.6 points per contest this year, which is 193rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 2.5 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 44th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 203rd in Division 1. They average 32.1 boards per contest and 16.0 assists per game, which ranks them 328th and 58th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 146th with 13.7 per game. The Flyers allow 71.2 points per contest, which is 155th in the country. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 241st and 289th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.9 rebounds a game which ranks 48th, and they allow 14.1 assists per game which puts them in 233rd place in college basketball. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 152nd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Saint Joseph's is 153rd in the country with 75.2 points per contest this season. They are 318th in the nation in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is -1.2. They shoot 31% from beyond the arc, which is good for 321st in Division 1. They are 93rd in the country in rebounding with 37.7 boards per contest and 202nd in assists per game with 13.4. The Hawks are 349th in turnovers per contest with 9.4. The Hawks give up 76.4 points per game, which ranks them 278th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 207th and 284th in those defensive statistics. They rank 299th with 15.5 dimes allowed per game and 334th with 40.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Hawks are 66th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 12.1 per contest this year.
The Flyers are 113th in the nation in offensive rating with 107.7, and their defensive rating of 104 is ranked 243rd. In terms of pace they are 289th in the country with 67.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 34th. As a team they are 39th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shots, ranking 31st in Division 1. Dayton is 69th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 272nd in the nation.
Saint Joseph's is 351st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 11.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 260th in the nation. The Hawks are 222nd in the country in offensive rating with 102.4, and their defensive rating of 104 is ranked 245th. In terms of pace they are 89th in Division 1 with 72.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 314th. As a team they are 317th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 102nd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Dayton/Saint Joseph's college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Dayton +2.5
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