Mississippi Rebels vs. Dayton Flyers Pick, Odds, Prediction 1/4/14
Dayton Flyers (11-3) at Ole Miss Rebels (9-3)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 8:00 pm (Tad Smith Coliseum)
The Line: Mississippi Rebels -2.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: ESPN Full Court
The Ole Miss Rebels and the Dayton Flyers face off on Saturday in college basketball action.
The Ole Miss Rebels are 9-3 for the season thus far as they play their final game before starting their SEC schedule. Mississippi has won three of their last four games and they are 5-2 at home thus far this season. Marshall Henderson leads Ole Miss averaging 19.1 points per game. Jarvis Summers is averaging 16.8 points, Derrick Millinghaus is averaging 10.8 points, and Demarco Cox is averaging 7.9 points and 6.2 rebounds. Ole Miss is averaging 79.8 points per game and they are shooting 43.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 71.1 points and their opponents are shooting 40.6 percent. Ole Miss was a NCAA Tournament team a year ago and they have a solid shot of making it back this season.
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The Dayton Flyers are playing solid basketball this season and are off to an 11-3 start. Dayton is 1-1 in road games and have played the 104th ranked schedule in the country. Jordan Sibert leads the Flyers averaging 12.9 points per game. Devin Oliver is averaging 11.4 points and 7.4 rebounds, Dyshawn Pierre is averaging 11.4 points and 6.4 rebounds, and Vee Sanford is averaging 9.7 points per game. Dayton is averaging 77.4 points and they are shooting 48.4 percent while defensively they allow 65.9 points and their opponents are shooting 43.6 percent. Dayton open A-10 play on January 11th against St. Louis.
Ole Miss is 16-6-1 following a game that they covered the point spread, 2-5 against the spread against the A-10, and 1-3-1 against the spread following a win. Dayton is 0-6 against the spread against the SEC, 6-1 against the spread against a team with a winning record, and 6-2 against the spread following a win.
The line for this one looks about right making it a tough choice but I will lean to Ole Miss at home.
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