Dayton Flyers vs. Miami (Ohio) RedHawks - 12/22/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Miami (Ohio) RedHawks (6-5) at Dayton Flyers (8-2)
College Basketball: Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Dayton Arena)
The Line: Dayton Flyers -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Miami RedHawks will travel to play the Dayton Flyers in a non-conference game on Tuesday.
The Dayton Flyers are 8-2 and are coming off of a win against Furman by a score of 70-50. This was a close game at halftime, but Dayton had a big second half to pull away for the win. Steve McElvene had 11 points and 10 rebounds for Dayton. Charles Cooke added 11 points and 15 rebounds for the Flyers. Dayton out rebounded their opponent by a total of 41-20 and had 16 assists in their victory. Dayton is averaging 73.6 points per game while giving up 65.3 points per game. Dayton is also averaging 39.8 rebounds per game and 14.7 rebounds per game. Charles Cooke is averaging 13.7 points per game and 6.6 rebounds per game, while Kendall Pollard is averaging 12.2 points per game and 5 rebounds per game for Dayton. Dayton is shooting 66.8% on free throws, 33.7% on three-pointers, and 47.4% on all field goal attempts.
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The Miami RedHawks are 6-5 and are coming off of a loss to Tennessee Tech by a score of 77-64. Miami led by 11 points at halftime but was out scored by 24 points in the second half. LJ Livingston had 16 points and 8 rebounds for Miami. Eric Washington added 14 points and 5 assists for the RedHawks. Miami was out rebounded by a total of 25-24 and had 15 assists in their defeat. Miami is averaging 66.1 points per game while giving up 66.1 points per game. Miami is also averaging 32.4 rebounds per game and 11.5 assists per game. Eric Washington is averaging 13.5 points per game and 5.1 assists per game, while LJ Livingston is averaging 8 points per game and 5.2 rebounds per game for Miami. Miami is shooting 74.2% on free throws, 30.2% on three-pointers, and 41.1% on all field goal attempts.
Miami is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games against the A-10. Miami is 0-4-1 ATS in their last 5 games. Dayton is 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games following an ATS win. Dayton is 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games against the MAC. The over is 4-1 in Dayton’s last 5 games against the MAC.
Dayton has really impressed me to start the year, as their defense has looked good. Dayton is the higher scoring team in this matchup, and is giving up fewer points per game than Miami. Dayton also has the rebounding advantage in this game and is the better overall team. I am picking Dayton in this game.