Dayton vs. Fordham - 2/1/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Fordham Rams (5-13) at Dayton Flyers (16-4)
College Basketball: Sunday, February 1, 2015 at 2:00 pm (Dayton Arena)
The Line: Dayton Flyers -19 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Fordham Rams and Dayton Flyers meet Sunday afternoon at the University of Dayton Arena.
The Fordham Rams are still looking for their first A-10 victory with seven straight losses. On the season, Fordham is averaging 60.5 points on 39.4 percent shooting and is allowing 67.4 points on 44.7 percent shooting. Eric Paschall is averaging 17 points and 5.6 rebounds while Mandell Thomas is averaging 12.2 points and 3.3 assists. Christian Sengfelder is the third player averaging double-digit points and Ryan Rhoomes is grabbing nine rebounds. The Fordham Rams have six players averaging at least 5.3 points, and they’re shooting 67.4 percent from the line and 28.2 percent from deep. Defensively, Fordham is allowing 33.4 percent shooting from deep and has given up 66 or less points in three of its last four games.
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The Dayton Flyers are chasing a A-10 title despite splitting their last four games. On the season, Dayton is averaging 68 points and 46.5 percent shooting and is allowing 59.5 points on 40.1 percent shooting. Jordan Sibert is averaging 15.9 points and 3.9 rebounds while Dyshawn Pierre is averaging 12.4 points and 3.1 assists. Kendall Pollard is the third player averaging double-digit points and Scoochie Smith is averaging 4.1 assists. The Dayton Flyers have six players averaging at least 5.5 points, and they’re shooting 66.2 percent from the line and 35.4 percent from beyond the arc. Defensively, Dayton is allowing 31.1 percent shooting from deep and has given up 66 or less points in seven of its last eight games.
The Rams are 5-14-1 ATS in their last 20 road games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 Sunday games. The Flyers are 10-4 ATS in their last 14 home games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Sunday games. The Rams are 1-5 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Dayton and 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings overall.
There's better bets on th board but if you feel the need to cap this game, Dayton has to be the pick. The Flyers are the better team on both sides and Fordham is brutal ATS on the road.