Richmond at Dayton College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/6/2019
Sunday, January 6, 2019
University of Dayton Arena
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The Richmond Spiders travel to University of Dayton Arena to play the Dayton Flyers on Sunday, January 6, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Dayton as 10 point favorites.
Richmond comes into this game with an overall record of 6-7. They currently have a point differential of 2.5 as they are averaging 72.4 points per game while giving up 69.9 per contest. Dayton has an overall record of 8-5. They are averaging 75.5 points per game and surrendering 69.2, good for a point differential of 6.3.
Valuable Richmond Spiders Betting Trends
The Richmond Spiders are 6-7-0 against the spread
The Richmond Spiders are 8-5-0 against the over/under
Important Dayton Flyers Betting Trends
The Dayton Flyers are 5-7-1 against the spread
The Dayton Flyers are 8-5-0 against the over/under
Key Richmond Spiders Injuries
11/27/18 G Nick Sherod Knee is out for season
Key Dayton Flyers Injuries
12/03/18 G Jhery Matos Foot is out indefinitely
Grant Golden comes into this contest averaging 19.5 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 65% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 67%. Jacob Gilyard averages 14.9 points per game in 34.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.2 assists per contest and 2.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Josh Cunningham averages 16.0 points per game while playing 28.9 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.8 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 65% and his free throw percentage is at 63%. Jalen Crutcher averages 14.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.8 rebounds per contest and 5.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Useful Team Statistics
Richmond averages 72.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 224th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 2.5 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 63rd. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 239th in the nation. They average 30.3 rebounds per game and 15.6 assists per game, which ranks them 338th and 66th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 335th with 10.8 per game. The Spiders allow 69.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 144th in the country. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 322nd and 217th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.8 rebounds a game which ranks 116th and they give up 11.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 82nd place in Division 1. They force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 121st in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Dayton is 145th in the country with 75.5 points per game this year. They are 6th in Division 1 in shooting at 51%, while their average scoring margin is 6.3. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 263rd in the nation. They are 247th in the NCAA in rebounding with 34.8 boards per game, and 22nd in assists per contest with 17.2. The Flyers are 240th in turnovers per game with 12.7. The Flyers surrender 69.2 points per contest, which ranks them 123rd in D-1. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 165th and 218th in those defensive statistics. They rank 220th with 13.6 assists allowed per contest and 26th with 30.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Flyers are 50th in country in forcing turnovers with 12.0 per game.
The Spiders are 133rd in the nation in offensive rating with 106.9. In terms of pace they are 298th in the country with 67.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 72nd. As a team they are 90th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 106th in Division 1. Richmond is 296th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions.
Dayton is 167th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions. The Flyers have an offensive rating of 109.7, which is ranked 75th. They are 260th in D-1 in pace with 68.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% is 20th. As a unit they are 30th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 277th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Richmond/Dayton college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Dayton -10
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