Dayton Flyers vs. Murray State Racers Pick, Odds, Prediction 12/29/13
Murray State Racers (5-6) at Dayton Flyers (9-3)
College Basketball: Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 2:00 pm (Dayton Arena)
The Line: Dayton Flyers -16 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: Fox Sports Ohio
The Dayton Flyers and the Murray State Racers face off on Sunday in college basketball action.
The Dayton Flyers have played a challenging schedule thus far and they have had mixed results against it. Dayton has played the 83rd ranked schedule going 6-1 at home but they are coming off of a loss against USC. Jordan Sibert is averaging 13.5 points per game to lead Dayton. Devin Oliver is averaging 11.4 points and 7.0 rebounds, Dyshawn Pierre is averaging 11.2 points and 6.3 rebounds, and Vee Sanford is averaging 10.3 points. Dayton is averaging 77.5 points and they are shooting 47.3 percent while defensively they are allowing 68.7 points and their opponents are shooting 44.7 percent. Dayton starts A-10 play on January 11th against St. Louis.
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The Murray State Racers are having a tough season as they sit a game below .500. Murray Stare is 0-5 on the road this season having played the 143rd ranked schedule. Jarvis Williams leads the Racers averaging 13.3 points and 10.5 rebounds per game. Cameron Payne is averaging 13 points and 5.5 assists, Jeffery Moss is averaging 11.7 points, and Dexter Fields is averaging 10.6 points. Murray State is averaging 71.8 points and they are shooting 45.9 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 72 points and their opponents are shooting 44.3 percent. Murray State hasn’t beaten a team with a RPI better than 151.
Dayton is 4-1 against the spread in their last five home games, 6-2 against the spread in their last eight games, and 4-1 against the spread following a loss. Murray State is 3-9 against the spread following a loss and 7-3 against the spread against a team with a winning record.
This is a big number and Murray State is improving but they are overmatched here.
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