Richmond Spiders vs. Dayton Flyers Pick-Odds-Prediction - 1/18/14
Dayton Flyers (13-4) at Richmond Spiders (11-6)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 3:00 pm (Robins Center)
The Line: Richmond Spiders -2 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: ESPN U
The Dayton Flyers head to the Robins Center to face the Richmond Spiders in A-10 action.
Just like several teams in the Atlantic Ten Dayton has both the ability to score and defend which automatically makes them a threat in the conference. The Flyers rebounded from a disappointing home loss to Saint Louis to upend Fordham 80-68 on the road. The UD offense was unstoppable on 57% shooting including 7-14 from distance while the Rams were held to 34.5%. Devin Oliver and Vee Sanford each scored 16 points with Oliver handing out nine helpers while Khari Price tossed in 15 and Dyshawn Pierre ten with six rebounds as the Flyers ran a ten man rotation.
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Richmond is another team that can score and defend although this team is more of a defense first squad. The Spiders appeared to be headed for three consecutive defeats before rallying past Fordham 77-74 in overtime. The Spiders connected at 47% and held Fordham to 33.4% from the floor who stayed competitive on 18 more looks at the basket thanks to 17 offensive rebounds and 13 turnovers. The Spiders attack received 19 points from Cedrick Lindsay with Terry Allen next in line with with an 18 point, seven rebound effort followed by Kendall Anthony and Derrick Williams contributed 13 and ten points.
This is probably a game to watch instead of betting but gun to my head I think the Flyers have a few more quality wins so I lean to them...