Dayton Flyers vs Saint Joseph's Hawks Prediction, 2/19/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Dayton Flyers vs Saint Joseph's Hawks
Date: Saturday, February 19, 2022
Location: Michael J. Hagan '85 Arena in Philadelphia, PA
The Dayton Flyers (18-8) are headed to Michael J. Hagan '85 Arena on Saturday where they will take on the Saint Joseph's Hawks (10-14).
The Dayton Flyers faced off with Rhode Island and notched a win by a score of 63-57 in their last contest. In the matter of personal fouls, the Flyers ended up with 14 while Rhode Island had 14 personal fouls. They also buried 4 of their 12 tries from beyond the arc. Rhode Island ended up shooting 78.6% at the free throw line by knocking down 11 of their 14 shots. On top of that, Rhode Island snagged 38 rebounds (7 offensive, 31 defensive), but didn't notch a block. Rhode Island recorded 14 dimes and had 4 steals in this game. When discussing the defense, Dayton allowed their opponent to shoot 38.2% from the floor on 21 out of 55 shooting. They also recorded 15 assists for this game in addition to forcing the other team into 10 turnovers and getting 7 steals. In regard to grabbing rebounds, they earned 36 with 9 of them being offensive. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Flyers knocked down 14 of their 20 shots for a rate of 70.0%. Dayton ended with a 33.3% field goal percentage (19 of 57) and converted 11 out of their 24 shots from beyond the perimeter.
Toumani Camara is one guy who came through in this game. He totaled 17 points on 7 of 13 shooting. He saw the court for 33 mins played and totaled 7 rebounds. He walked away from this one shooting 53.8% from the floor and also totaled 1 assist.
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Dayton steps onto the hardwood with a mark of 18-8 so far this season. They currently have an average of 68.8 points per outing (243rd in Division 1) while connecting on 47.4% from the field. The Flyers are hitting 36.3% on shots from 3-point land (174 of 479) and 68.1% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Dayton is pulling in 35.4 rebounds per contest and has accounted for 377 dimes this year, which has them ranked 71st in D-1 in terms of passing. They are giving up possession 13.3 times per game and as a group they commit 13.8 fouls every game.
On the defensive end, the Flyers are forcing their opponents into 12.2 turnovers per contest while drawing 15.9 personal fouls. They give up 33.0% from beyond the arc and they are 12th in college basketball in PPG allowed (60.2). The Flyers defense is allowing a field goal percentage of 41.0% (579 of 1,411) and they surrender 28.8 rebounds per game as a team. They rank 201st in college hoops in giving up assists with 319 conceded for the year.
When they last stepped on the court, the Saint Joseph's Hawks went home defeated by a final of 75-70 against George Mason. The Hawks corralled 32 defensive boards and 6 offensive rebounds totaling 38 in the matchup. They coughed it up 12 times, while getting 5 steals in this game. George Mason had 17 fouls for this contest which got the Hawks to the free throw line for a total of 21 tries. They were able to knock down 12 of the free throw attempts for a percentage of 57.1%. Pertaining to three-point shots, Saint Joseph's converted 10 out of their 35 tries (28.6%). When this game wrapped up, the Hawks finished the game shooting 24 out of 58 from the floor which gave them a percentage of 41.4%. The Hawks permitted George Mason to knock down 26 out of their 59 attempts from the floor which gave them a percentage of 44.1% for this contest. They shot 32.1% from downtown by hitting 9 of 28 and finished the contest at 14 of 22 at the free throw line (63.6%). In the matter of team rebounding, Saint Joseph's permitted George Mason to get 29 in total (3 offensive).
Jordan Hall ended up being a major contributor for the Hawks in the matchup. He scored 17 points in his 40 minutes on the hardwood and had 6 dimes for this contest. He made 7 of 14 for this game for a field goal rate of 50.0%, and earned 6 rebounds.
Saint Joseph's has a mark of 10-14 on the year. The Hawks are committing 16.3 personal fouls per game and they go 66.9% from the free throw line. They are earning an assist 14.0 times per contest (132nd in D-1) and they are losing possession via turnover 13.8 times per contest. Saint Joseph's has scored 1,679 points for the year (70.0 per game) and they grab 37.5 rebounds per game. As an offensive unit, the Hawks are shooting 43.1% from the field, which ranks them 236th in college hoops.
The Saint Joseph's defense gives up 32.7% on shots from beyond the arc (148 of 452) and their opponents are making 73.2% of their free throw attempts. They have surrendered 11.8 dimes and 35.0 boards on a nightly basis, which is 109th and 207th in college hoops. The Hawks on the defensive side of the court are 234th in college basketball in PPG given up with 70.8. They are forcing their opponents into 9.5 TO's every game and have let teams shoot 43.0% from the field (191st in the nation).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Dayton
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