Vanderbilt Commodores vs. Dayton Flyers - 12/9/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Dayton Flyers (6-1) at Vanderbilt Commodores (6-2)
College Basketball: Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Memorial Gym)
The Line: Vanderbilt Commodores -8.5 -- Over/Under: 139 See the Latest Odds
The 21st ranked Vanderbilt Commodores will shot the Dayton Flyers this Wednesday.
The Vanderbilt Commodores currently have a 6-2 record and sit 6th in the SEC. Vanderbilt’s only losses came against Baylor and Kansas both ranked teams. Vanderbilt’s last game was a 69-67 loss at Baylor. Through 8 games this season the leading scorer for the Commodores has been Wade Baldwin who is averaging 15.0 points per game and 3.5 rebounds and 3.1 assists. Second on the team is Damian Jones who is scoring 11.6 points per game and 6.8 rebounds and 2.0 assists. Vanderbilt will try to continue their dominant season with a win against Dayton.
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The Dayton Flyers have gotten off to a hot start with a 6-1 record and are 2nd in the A-10. Their most recent win was a 86-71 win over the University North Florida. Through 7 games this season Dayton’s leading scorer has been Charles Cooke who is averaging 16.0 points per game and 6.1 rebounds and 1.9 assists. Second on the team is Scoochie Smith who is scoring 12.7 points per game and 4.4 rebounds and 4.3 assists. The Dayton Flyers will need this win on their resume to get into the tournament come March.
The Dayton Flyers are 10-2 against the spread in their last 12 games vs. SEC opponents. The Flyers are 2-5 against the spread in their last 7 road games. Vanderbilt is 4-0 against the spread in their last 4 home games. The Commodores are 8-1 against the spread in their last 9 non-conference games.
Has much as i like this Dayton Flyer team this one will be tough on the road against Vanderbilt. Vanderbilt is a great team this year and have some talented players. I think this game will be close early but Vanderbilt will pull away late. Take Vanderbilt to cover at home.