Dayton Flyers vs Rhode Island Rams Prediction, 2/14/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Dayton Flyers vs Rhode Island Rams
Date: Monday, February 14, 2022
Location: Ryan Center in Kingston, RI
Ryan Center is where the Rhode Island Rams (13-10) will try to defeat the Dayton Flyers (17-8) on Monday.
The Dayton Flyers faced George Washington and walked away with a win by a score of 80-54 in their last game. Dayton wrapped up the contest having earned a 62.3% FG percentage (33 of 53) and knocked down 10 of their 16 3-pointers. At the free throw line, the Flyers buried 4 of 8 tries for a rate of 50.0%. When discussing grabbing boards, they collected 35 with 6 of them being offensive. They also recorded 22 assists in this matchup as well as forcing the opposition into 12 turnovers and getting 5 steals. With regard to defense, Dayton allowed the other team to shoot 38.2% from the floor on 21 of 55 shooting. George Washington recorded 11 dimes and had 5 steals for the game. On top of that, George Washington pulled down 22 rebounds (5 offensive, 17 defensive), but couldn't earn a rejection. George Washington finished shooting 46.2% when shooting free throws by making 6 of their 13 tries. They knocked down 6 of 24 shots from long range. In relation to fouls, the Flyers walked away with 13 while George Washington totaled 11 fouls.
DaRon Holmes II is one guy who played a role for this contest. He ended up finishing with 12 points on 4 out of 5 shooting. He played 26 mins and snagged 3 rebounds. He ended up going 80.0% from the floor and also recorded 2 assists.
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Dayton will take the court with a win-loss mark of 17-8 on the campaign. They average 69.0 pts per contest (239th in D-1) while shooting 48.0% from the field. The Flyers are hitting 35.8% on 3-point shots (163 of 455) and 68.0% from the free throw line. As a team, Dayton is pulling in 35.3 rebounds per contest and has racked up 362 assists for the campaign, which ranks 71st in Division 1 in terms of passing. They turn the ball over 13.4 times per contest and as a unit are committing 13.8 fouls per contest.
Defensively, the Flyers are forcing 12.2 turnovers every game while drawing 16.0 fouls. They relinquish 32.9% from 3-point land and they rank 12th in D-1 in PPG allowed (60.3). The Flyers defense is allowing a field goal percentage of 41.2% (558 of 1,356) and they surrender 28.4 boards per game as a squad. They are ranked 194th in D-1 in giving up assists to the opposition with 305 surrendered on the year.
When they last stepped on the court, the Rhode Island Rams got the victory with a final of 72-65 against Davidson. The Rams were able to snag 31 defensive boards and 10 offensive boards for a total of 41 in the matchup. They also gave up possession of the ball 12 times, while getting 3 steals for this game. Davidson committed 18 personal fouls in this matchup which got the Rams to the free throw line for 23 attempts. They were able to bury 19 of the free throw attempts for a percentage of 82.6%. In regard to shooting from beyond the arc, Rhode Island made 7 of 13 tries (53.8%). When the final whistle blew, the Rams walked away from this one shooting 23 out of 53 from the floor which had them shooting 43.4%. The Rams permitted Davidson to make 24 out of 63 attempts from the field which had them at 38.1% in this matchup. They finished the game shooting 25.0% from distance by going 7 of 28 and finished the contest at 10 out of 12 from the free throw line (83.3%). Regarding how they rebounded, Rhode Island permitted Davidson to get 27 overall (7 offensive).
Jeremy Sheppard pitched in for the Rams for this contest. He totaled 23 points in his 27 minutes on the court and accounted for 3 assists for the game. He converted 7 of 11 for this contest for a field goal percentage of 63.6%, and had 3 rebounds.
Rhode Island has a record of 13-10 on the season. When it comes to offensive execution, the Rams are connecting on 46.4% from the field, which ranks them 64th in Division 1. Rhode Island has scored 1,566 points for the season (68.1 per game) and they collect 36.0 rebounds per contest. Their rate of earning assists is at 14.0 times per game (127th in Division 1) and they turn the ball over 14.4 times per contest. The Rams commit 17.8 fouls per contest while shooting 64.4% from the free throw line.
The Rhode Island defense allows 30.9% on 3-point attempts (167 of 540) and opponents are connecting on 73.8% of their shots from the charity stripe. They have surrendered 12.3 assists and 34.0 total boards per game, which has them ranked 155th and 144th in D-1. The Rams on the defensive end are ranked 37th in the nation in points per game surrendered with 63.6. They are able to force 13.7 turnovers per game and have allowed teams to shoot 38.1% from the floor (11th in college basketball).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Rhode Island
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