Dayton at Davidson NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/19/2019
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
John M. Belk Arena
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The Dayton Flyers travel to John M. Belk Arena to play the Davidson Wildcats on Tuesday, February 19, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Davidson as 3.5 point favorites.
Dayton comes into this game with an overall record of 16-9. They currently have a point differential of 6.6 as they are averaging 73.8 points per game while giving up 67.2 per contest. Davidson has an overall record of 19-6. They are averaging 71.3 points per game and surrendering 65.1, good for a point differential of 6.2.
Valuable Dayton Flyers Betting Trends
The Dayton Flyers are 9-14-2 against the spread
The Dayton Flyers are 13-12-0 against the over/under
Important Davidson Wildcats Betting Trends
The Davidson Wildcats are 13-11-0 against the spread
The Davidson Wildcats are 10-13-1 against the over/under
Key Dayton Flyers Injuries
12/03/18 G Jhery Matos Foot is out for season
Key Davidson Wildcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Josh Cunningham comes into this contest averaging 13.9 points per game while playing 29.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 59%. Obadiah Toppin averages 13.6 points per game in 24.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 4.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 68% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Kellan Grady averages 16.7 points per game while playing 37.0 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.2 rebounds per game and has 2.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 76%. Jon Axel Gudmundsson averages 16.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.8 rebounds per contest and 4.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
Dayton averages 73.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 156th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 6.6 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team, which has them ranked 4th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 244th in the nation. They average 35.2 rebounds per game and 16.7 assists per game, which ranks them 198th and 17th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 264th with 12.2 per game. The Flyers allow 67.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 68th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 58th and 109th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.4 rebounds a game which ranks 60th and they give up 12.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 164th place in Division 1. They force 11.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 31st in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Davidson is 222nd in the country with 71.3 points per game this year. They are 163rd in Division 1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 6.2. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 144th in the nation. They are 195th in the NCAA in rebounding with 35.2 boards per game, and 88th in assists per contest with 14.6. The Wildcats are 319th in turnovers per game with 11.1. The Wildcats surrender 65.1 points per contest, which ranks them 35th in D-1. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 27th and 78th in those defensive statistics. They rank 148th with 12.8 assists allowed per contest and 149th with 34.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wildcats are 33rd in country in forcing turnovers with 11.3 per game.
The Flyers are 61st in the nation in offensive rating with 109.6. In terms of pace they are 311th in the country with 66.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 19th. As a team they are 29th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 284th in Division 1. Dayton is 190th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions.
Davidson is 279th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions. The Wildcats are 110th in the country in offensive rating with 106.7. In terms of pace they are 316th in Division 1 with 66.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 89th. As a team they are 92nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 48% of their shots, ranking 8th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Dayton/Davidson college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Davidson -3.5
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