Dayton Flyers vs VCU Rams Prediction, 2/2/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Dayton Flyers vs VCU Rams
Date: Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Location: Stuart C. Siegel Center in Richmond, VA
The Dayton Flyers (14-7) are en route to Stuart C. Siegel Center on Wednesday where they will play the VCU Rams (13-6).
The Dayton Flyers faced Rhode Island and went home with a win by a final score of 53-51 in their last game. In reference to fouls, the Flyers ended up with 11 while Rhode Island racked up 17 fouls. They also made 2 out of their 9 shots from distance. Rhode Island ended up shooting 71.4% from the charity stripe by converting 5 of 7 attempts. Furthermore, Rhode Island grabbed 32 boards (4 offensive, 28 defensive), but didn't notch a block. Rhode Island recorded 11 assists and had 7 steals in this matchup. Pertaining to defense, Dayton allowed the other team to go 42.3% from the floor on 22 of 52 shooting. They also dished out 13 assists for the game while forcing the opposition into 15 turnovers and earning 5 steals. Regarding rebounding, they compiled 33 with 9 of them being of the offensive variety. From the free throw line, the Flyers converted 13 of their 18 tries for a percentage of 72.2%. Dayton finished the contest with a 30.9% FG percentage (17 out of 55) and converted 6 out of their 22 shots from beyond the perimeter.
Toumani Camara is one guy who was a major factor for this game. He ended up scoring 18 points on 6 out of 12 shooting. He played 35 minutes and snagged 10 boards. He walked away from this one shooting 50.0% from the floor and distributed 4 assists.
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Dayton will play this contest with a win-loss record of 14-7 on the year. They turn it over 14.0 times per game and as a basketball team they commit 13.7 personal fouls per game. As a unit, Dayton is grabbing 35.6 rebounds per game and has racked up 296 dimes this season, which is 103rd in college hoops in terms of passing the rock. The Flyers are shooting 33.7% on three-point attempts (134 of 398) and 70.2% from the free throw line. They average 68.0 points per game (270th in Division 1) while going 46.8% from the field.
When they are on the defensive end, the Flyers are forcing 12.0 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 16.5 fouls. They rank 207th in college hoops in giving up assists to the opposition with 261 conceded on the year. The Flyers defensively are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 41.0% (475 of 1,158) and they concede 28.8 boards per game as a team. They give up 33.1% on shots from downtown and they are ranked 20th in D-1 in PPG from their opponents (60.7).
When they last stepped on the court, the VCU Rams got the victory with a final of 64-62 against Richmond. With respect to cleaning up the glass, VCU permitted Richmond to get 34 in all (16 on the offensive glass). They finished 18.2% from beyond the arc by hitting 4 out of 22 and walked away from this one shooting 14 of 21 at the free throw line (66.7%). The Rams allowed Richmond to make 22 of 62 tries from the floor which had them shooting 35.5% in this contest. Overall, the Rams went 28 for 55 from the floor which had them shooting 50.9%. In terms of shooting from 3-point land, VCU buried 4 of 10 tries (40.0%). They were able to make 4 of the free throw attempts for a clip of 57.1%. Richmond earned 12 personal fouls in the matchup which took the Rams to the charity stripe for a total of 7 tries. They also coughed up the ball 18 times, while recording 8 steals in this game. The Rams were able to snag 25 defensive rebounds and 9 offensive boards totaling 34 for the game.
Vince Williams ended up having an impact for the Rams in the matchup. He racked up 22 points in his 37 minutes on the court and earned 8 dimes for this game. He made 9 out of 13 in this matchup for a rate of 69.2%, and totaled 10 rebounds.
VCU has a record of 13-6 for the year. As an offensive team, the Rams are hitting on 44.3% from the field, which is ranked 174th in D-1. VCU has earned 1,206 points this year (63.5 per contest) and they pull in 32.2 boards per contest. Their rate of earning assists is at 13.7 times per contest (147th in the nation) and they are losing possession via turnover 14.8 times per game. The Rams commit 18.2 personal fouls per contest and they hit 64.8% from the charity stripe.
The Rams on the defensive side of the court are 9th in college basketball in points allowed per contest with 58.9. They are forcing their opponents into 17.8 turnovers per game and have allowed teams to shoot 37.9% from the floor (13th in college basketball). The VCU defense surrenders 25.6% on shots from distance (90 of 351) and their opponents are making 73.0% of their shots from the free throw line. They have conceded 10.5 assists and 35.6 rebounds every game, which has them ranked 45th and 238th in those defensive categories.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Dayton
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