Dayton at Colorado NCAA Basketball Picks Against the Spread 3/19/2019
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
CU Events Center
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The Dayton Flyers head to CU Events Center to take on the Colorado Buffaloes on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. The opening line for this game has Colorado as 5.5 point favorites.
Dayton heads into this matchup with a mark of 21-10. They currently have a point differential of 7.1 as they are averaging 72.9 points per contest while giving up 65.8 per game. Colorado has an overall mark of 19-11. They are averaging 73.9 points per contest and giving up 67.5, which is a point differential of 6.4.
Valuable Dayton Flyers Betting Trends
The Dayton Flyers are 14-16-2 against the spread this season
The Dayton Flyers are 16-14-1 against the over/under this year
Important Colorado Buffaloes Betting Trends
The Colorado Buffaloes are 17-16-0 against the spread this season
The Colorado Buffaloes are 11-19-0 against the over/under this year
Key Dayton Flyers Injuries
12/03/18 G Jhery Matos Foot is out for season
Key Colorado Buffaloes Injuries
10/18/18 F Dallas Walton ACL is out for season
01/26/19 G Namon Wright Foot is out for season
01/16/19 G Deleon Brown Academics is out for season
Obi Toppin comes into this game averaging 14.2 points per contest while playing 26.4 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is 72%. Josh Cunningham averages 13.6 points per contest in 29.3 minutes per game. He averages 1.5 assists per game and 6.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 64% for the season while his free throw percentage is 62%.
Tyler Bey scores 13.2 points per contest while playing 26.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 9.7 rebounds per contest and has 0.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is at 78%. McKinley Wright IV averages 13.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32.1 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.0 rebounds per game and has 4.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
Dayton averages 72.9 points per contest, which is 160th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 7.1 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a unit, which has them ranked 2nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 231st in the nation. They average 34.9 boards per contest and 16.5 assists per game, which ranks them 206th and 17th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 210th with 12.6 per game. The Flyers allow 65.8 points per contest, which is 42nd in the NCAA. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 52nd and 53rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.9 rebounds a game which ranks 43rd, and they allow 12.6 assists per game which puts them in 140th place in the country. They force 11.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 47th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Colorado is 135th in the nation with 73.9 points per contest this season. They are 101st in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 6.4. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 281st in the NCAA. They are 68th in D-1 in rebounding with 37.5 boards per contest and 182nd in assists per game with 13.3. The Buffaloes are 118th in turnovers per contest with 13.5. The Buffaloes give up 67.5 points per game, which ranks them 70th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 97th and 51st in those defensive statistics. They rank 20th with 10.5 dimes allowed per game and 15th with 31.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Buffaloes are 111th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 12.3 per contest this year.
The Flyers are 64th in the nation in offensive rating with 108.9. In terms of pace they are 314th in the country with 66.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 14th. As a team they are 22nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 278th in Division 1. Dayton is 113th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions.
Colorado is 122nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions. The Buffaloes have an offensive rating of 106, which is ranked 126th. They are 160th in D-1 in pace with 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 154th. As a unit they are 109th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 267th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Dayton/Colorado college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Dayton +5.5
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