Dayton at Duquesne Expert NCAA Basketball Picks Against the Spread 3/9/2019
Saturday, March 9, 2019
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The Dayton Flyers travel to Palumbo Center to play the Duquesne Dukes on Saturday, March 9, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Dayton as 3 point favorites.
Dayton heads into this matchup with a mark of 20-10. They currently have a point differential of 7.5 as they are averaging 73.3 points per contest while giving up 65.8 per game. Duquesne has an overall mark of 19-11. They are averaging 73.3 points per contest and giving up 71.5, which is a point differential of 1.8.
Valuable Dayton Flyers Betting Trends
The Dayton Flyers are 13-15-2 against the spread
The Dayton Flyers are 16-14-0 against the over/under
Important Duquesne Dukes Betting Trends
The Duquesne Dukes are 15-14-1 against the spread
The Duquesne Dukes are 17-13-0 against the over/under
Key Dayton Flyers Injuries
12/03/18 G Jhery Matos Foot is out for season
Key Duquesne Dukes Injuries
01/25/19 F Austin Rotroff ACL is out for season
Obi Toppin comes into this contest averaging 14.3 points per game while playing 26.4 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 71%. Josh Cunningham averages 14.1 points per game in 29.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 6.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 65% for the year while his free throw percentage is 63%.
Eric Williams Jr. averages 13.4 points per game while playing 30.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7.5 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 74%. Sincere Carry averages 12.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.7 rebounds per contest and 5.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 71%.
Useful Team Statistics
Dayton averages 73.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 152nd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 7.5 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team, which has them ranked 4th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 235th in the nation. They average 34.9 rebounds per game and 16.5 assists per game, which ranks them 210th and 19th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 236th with 12.4 per game. The Flyers allow 65.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 44th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 50th and 59th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.1 rebounds a game which ranks 48th and they give up 12.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 140th place in Division 1. They force 11.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 51st in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Duquesne is 155th in the country with 73.3 points per game this year. They are 272nd in Division 1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 1.8. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 287th in the nation. They are 170th in the NCAA in rebounding with 35.6 boards per game, and 133rd in assists per contest with 13.9. The Dukes are 56th in turnovers per game with 14.4. The Dukes surrender 71.5 points per contest, which ranks them 179th in D-1. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 173rd and 130th in those defensive statistics. They rank 276th with 14.4 assists allowed per contest and 320th with 38.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Dukes are 324th in country in forcing turnovers with 15.7 per game.
The Flyers are 62nd in the nation in offensive rating with 109.2. In terms of pace they are 314th in the country with 66.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 15th. As a team they are 22nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 282nd in Division 1. Dayton is 146th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions.
Duquesne is 84th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.3 times per 100 possessions. The Dukes are 198th in the country in offensive rating with 102.7. In terms of pace they are 115th in Division 1 with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 243rd. As a team they are 233rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 38th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Dayton/Duquesne college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Duquesne +3
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