Dayton Flyers vs. Davidson Wildcats - 1/12/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Davidson Wildcats (10-4) at Dayton Flyers (12-3)
College Basketball: Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Dayton Arena)
The Line: Dayton Flyers -2 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Davidson Wildcats take their game to Ohio to take the floor with the Dayton Flyers.
The Davidson Wildcats can thank their big offense for their solid 10-4 start because they also allow a lot of points. The Wildcats outscore opponents 82-80 and scoring the basketball has played an important role in back to back to back victories following an 81-75 win versus visiting George Mason. The Patriots held a 48%-44.8% shooting edge but five more makes from beyond the arc was the difference. Jack Gibbs paced the Wildcats with 26 points, five yanks and seven helpers with Peyton Aldridge tossing in 13 points. Brian Sullivan added 12 points and five assists while Jordan Barham chipped in with nine points.
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The Dayton Flyers are proving they are one of the top threats in the Atlantic Ten with a hefty 12-3 record The Flyers receive quality efforts at both ends of the floor and had won five in a row after before the offense let them down in a 61-57 defeat at La Salle as a 12 point road favorite on Saturday. The Explorers connected at 43.5% with UD hitting at 31% with nine more looks for a difference of three baskets in an otherwise even boxscore. Charles Cooke gave Dayton a game high 21 points and five yanks on 7-16 including four bombs with Dyshawn Pierre netting 12 points. John Crosby contributed nine points on 3-10 but scoring options were scarce.
Davidson are 13-3 ATS in their last 16 Tuesday games and are 3-13 ATS in their last 16 games overall while going 21-8 ATS in their last 29 road games. The under is 5-2-1 in Dayton last 8 overall. Dayton can be formidable when playing well so I will take them at home…