Saint Louis vs. Dayton - 2/10/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Dayton Flyers (17-5) at Saint Louis Billikens (10-13)
College Basketball: Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 9:30 pm (Chaifetz Arena)
The Line: Saint Louis Billikens +9 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: CBS Sports Network
The Dayton Flyers and Saint Louis Billikens square off Tuesday night at the Chaifetz Arena.
The Dayton Flyers have split their last six games and are chasing an A-10 title. On the season, Dayton is averaging 69.3 points on 47 percent shooting and is allowing 60.5 points on 40.6 percent shooting. Jordan Sibert is averaging 16.5 points and 3.9 rebounds while Dyshawn Pierre is averaging 12.8 points and three assists. Kendall Pollard is the third double-digit scorer and Scoochie Smith is dishing four assists. The Dayton Flyers have six players averaging at least 5.1 points, and they’re shooting 68 percent from the line and 35.5 percent from deep. Defensively, Dayton is allowing 30.5 percent shooting from deep and has given up 66 or less points in eight of its last 10 games.
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The Saint Louis Billikens look to bounce back after losing five of their last six games. On the season, Saint Louis is averaging 60.4 points on 42.2 percent shooting and is allowing 66.1 points on 45.3 percent shooting. Milik Yarbrough is averaging 10.3 points and five rebounds while Achraf Yacoubou is averaging 10 points and five rebounds. Austin McBroom is dishing two assists and Mike Crawford is shooting 49.5 percent from the field. The Saint Louis Billikens have five players averaging at least 5.8 points, and they’re shooting 64.8 percent from the line and 34.1 percent from deep. Defensively, Saint Louis is allowing 37 percent shooting from deep and has given up 68 or less points in five of its last six games.
The Flyers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games following a S.U. loss and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Billikens are 3-13-1 ATS in their last 17 home games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS loss. The road team is 17-8 ATS in the last 25 meetings and the underdog is 20-5 ATS in the last 25 meetings.
The road team has owned this series ATS and Dayton is head and shoulders the better team in this matchup. I look for Daton to win this one by double digits.