Dayton vs. La Salle - 1/14/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
La Salle Explorers (9-7) at Dayton Flyers (13-2)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 7:00 pm (University of Dayton Arena)
The Line: Dayton Flyers -8.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The La Salle Explorers and Dayton Flyers play Wednesday at the University of Dayton Arena.
The La Salle Explorers have won four of their last six games and play their sith true road game. On the season, La Salle is averaging 65.1 points on 43 percent shooting and is allowing 62.6 points on 42.6 percent shooting. Jordan Price is averaging 17.3 points and 2.6 assists while Jerrell Wright is averaging 11.3 points and seven rebounds. Steve Zack is grabbing 8.6 rebounds and Cleon Roberts is shooting 43.9 percent from the field. The La Salle Explorers are a defensive team that’s allowing teams to shoot 34.5 percent from deep and has given up 68 or less points in six of their last nine games. Offensively, La Salle is shooting 70 percent from the free throw line and 31.5 percent from downtown. La Salle is 4-1 SU on the road.
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The Dayton Flyers have won six straight games and are undefeated in conference play. On the season, Dayton is averaging 70.1 points on 46.6 percent shooting and is allowing 59.5 points on 38.8 percent shooting. Jordan Sibert is averaging 16 points and 4.3 rebounds while Dyshawn Pierre is averaging 12.6 points and 6.4 rebounds. Scoochie Smith is dishing 4.1 assists and Kyle Davis is shooting 50.8 percent from the field. The Dayton Flyers are an elite defensive team that’s allowing 29 percent shooting from beyond the arc and has given up 61 or less points in four of their last five games. Offensively, Dayton is shooting 66.9 percent from the line and 36.2 percent from downtown. Dayton is 8-0 SU on its home court.
The Explorers are 4-14 ATS in their last 18 vs. Atlantic 10 and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Flyers are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 vs. Atlantic 10 and 8-3 ATS in their last 11 home games. The Explorers are 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings and the road team is 8-3 ATS in the last 11 meetings.
The Dayton Flyers are really starting to find another gear in conference play and have to be excited playing their first home game in 11 days. Look for the Flyers to cruise and pick up yet another double-digit win.