Davidson Wildcats vs Dayton Flyers Prediction, 3/5/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Davidson Wildcats vs Dayton Flyers
Date: Saturday, March 5, 2022
Location: UD Arena in Dayton, OH
TV: USA Net
UD Arena is where the Dayton Flyers (21-9) will try to defeat the Davidson Wildcats (25-4) on Saturday.
The Davidson Wildcats faced off with George Mason and took home the win by a score of 73-62 in their last contest. With respect to fouls, the Wildcats finished with 10 while George Mason totaled 17 fouls. They also made 11 of 27 attempts from 3-point range. George Mason walked away from this one shooting 75.0% when shooting free throws by knocking down 9 of their 12 tries. Furthermore, George Mason had 26 rebounds (5 offensive, 21 defensive), but couldn't earn a rejection. George Mason distributed 11 dimes and had 5 steals for the matchup. Regarding the defense, Davidson allowed 38.2% from the floor on 21 out of 55 shooting. They also doled out 12 dimes for this contest while forcing the opposition into 8 turnovers and having 2 steals. In the matter of rebounding, they collected a total of 36 with 9 of them being on the offensive end. From the free throw line, the Wildcats made 11 of their 20 attempts for a rate of 55.0%. Davidson finished having earned a 50.9% field goal percentage (28 of 55) and knocked down 6 out of their 18 three-point attempts.
Hyunjung Lee is one player who was a major factor for the contest. He finished shooting 58.3% from the floor and earned 1 assist. He was on the court for 33 mins and also collected 8 rebounds. He accounted for 18 points on 7 out of 12 shooting.
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Davidson will play this contest with a win-loss record of 25-4 for the year. They are losing possession via turnover 10.2 times per contest and as a group are committing 14.4 fouls on a nightly basis. As a unit, Davidson is pulling down 34.5 boards per contest and has 426 dimes on the year, which is 90th in Division 1 in terms of passing the ball. The Wildcats are shooting 38.3% on shots from beyond the arc (255 of 665) and 75.0% from the charity stripe. They are averaging 75.8 points per outing (62nd in the country) while going 48.3% from the floor.
On defense, the Wildcats have forced 11.5 turnovers every game while drawing 17.6 personal fouls. They are surrendering 33.8% on three-point shots while they are 72nd in D-1 in PPG allowed (65.5). The Wildcats are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 41.5% (670 of 1,613) and they surrender 30.8 rebounds per contest as a basketball team. They are ranked 125th in D-1 in allowing assists to their opponents with 345 surrendered so far this year.
In their last game, the Dayton Flyers took home the win by a final score of 55-53 when they played Richmond. When discussing how they cleaned up the glass, Dayton allowed Richmond to grab 26 in total (5 offensive). They shot 25.0% from 3-point land by connecting on 4 out of 16 and finished the game at 9 out of 12 from the free throw line (75.0%). The Flyers allowed Richmond to knock down 20 of their 56 tries from the field which gave them a rate of 35.7% for the contest. When all was said and done, the Flyers walked away from this one shooting 21 for 56 from the field which gave them a percentage of 37.5%. Regarding shots from downtown, Dayton buried 7 of their 21 tries (33.3%). They were able to bury 6 of the free throw attempts for a rate of 66.7%. Richmond earned 12 personal fouls for this contest which took the Flyers to the free throw line for 9 attempts. They also turned the ball over 14 times, while earning 6 steals in the game. The Flyers were able to collect 29 defensive rebounds and 8 offensive rebounds for a total of 37 for the matchup.
Toumani Camara pitched in for the Flyers in this matchup. He earned 11 points in his 35 mins on the hardwood and tallied 1 assist for this contest. He made 4 out of 10 for this contest giving him a rate of 40.0%, and had 12 rebounds.
Dayton has a win-loss record of 21-9 for the campaign. When it comes to offense, the Flyers are hitting on 47.4% from the floor, which has them ranked 35th in the nation. Dayton has accounted for 2,060 points for the season (68.7 per game) and they collect 35.2 rebounds per contest. They are dishing out assists 14.4 times per contest (89th in the nation) and they turn it over 12.9 times per contest. The Flyers are responsible for committing 13.7 fouls every game and they hit 67.8% from the free throw line.
The Dayton defense surrenders 32.6% on 3-point attempts (199 of 611) and their opponents are converting on 71.8% of their free throw attempts. They give up 12.0 dimes and 28.9 rebounds every game, which ranks them 133rd and 3rd in college hoops. The Flyers on the defensive end are ranked 10th in college basketball in points given up per game with 60.1. They are able to force 11.8 turnovers per game and have let teams shoot 40.8% from the floor (47th in the nation).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Dayton
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