UMass at Dayton NCAA Basketball Picks 1/13/2019
Sunday, January 13, 2019
University of Dayton Arena
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The UMass Minutemen travel to University of Dayton Arena to play the Dayton Flyers on Sunday, January 13, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Dayton as 10.5 point favorites.
UMass comes into this game with an overall record of 7-8. They currently have a point differential of 2.1 as they are averaging 76.8 points per game while giving up 74.7 per contest. Dayton has an overall mark of 10-5. They are averaging 75.1 points per contest and giving up 67.6, which is a point differential of 7.5.
Valuable UMass Minutemen Betting Trends
The UMass Minutemen are 6-9-0 against the spread
The UMass Minutemen are 10-5-0 against the over/under
Important Dayton Flyers Betting Trends
The Dayton Flyers are 6-8-1 against the spread
The Dayton Flyers are 9-6-0 against the over/under
Key UMass Minutemen Injuries
11/06/18 G Jaylen Franklin Personal is out indefinitely
Key Dayton Flyers Injuries
12/03/18 G Jhery Matos Foot is out indefinitely
Jonathan Laurent averages 11.8 points per game in 26.8 minutes per contest. He averages 2.0 assists per contest and 5.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 59% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%. Luwane Pipkins comes into this contest averaging 19.5 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 66% while his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Jalen Crutcher averages 13.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 35.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.1 rebounds per contest and 6.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 70%. Josh Cunningham averages 15.9 points per game while playing 28.8 minutes per contest. He grabs 6.7 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 66% and his free throw percentage is at 61%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Minutemen allow 74.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 253rd in Division 1. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 202nd and 194th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.8 rebounds a game which ranks 112th, and they give up 14.7 assists per contest which puts them in 272nd place in the NCAA. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 100th in the nation. UMass averages 76.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 108th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 2.1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 87th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 106th in D-1. They average 34.7 rebounds per game and 14.9 assists per contest, which ranks them 247th and 99th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 177th with 13.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Flyers surrender 67.6 points per contest, which ranks them 87th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 98th and 198th in those defensive statistics. They rank 228th with 13.8 assists allowed per contest, and 30th with 31.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Flyers are 66th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.2 per game. Dayton is 149th in the country with 75.1 points per game this year. They are 6th in the D-1 in shooting at 51%, while their average scoring margin is 7.5. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 275th in the nation. They are 215th in the country in rebounding with 35.3 boards per game and 22nd in assists per contest with 17.2. The Flyers are 237th in turnovers per game with 12.7.
The Minutemen have an offensive rating of 106.8, which is ranked 122nd. They are 110th in college basketball in pace with 71.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 72nd. As a unit they are 92nd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 128th in D-1. UMass is 166th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions.
Dayton is 159th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions. The Flyers have an offensive rating of 109.2, which is ranked 85th. They are 266th in D-1 in pace with 68.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% is 19th. As a unit they are 32nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 263rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's UMass/Dayton college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Dayton -10.5
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