Dayton Flyers vs. Monmouth Hawks - 11/27/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Monmouth Hawks (3-1) at Dayton Flyers (4-0)
College Basketball: Friday, November 27, 2015 at 9:30 pm (HP Field House)
The Line: Dayton Flyers -8 -- Over/Under: 145 See the Latest Odds
The Dayton Flyers and the Monmouth Hawks face off on Friday Night in college basketball action.
The Dayton Flyers played anther solid game on Thursday as they beat a favored Iowa team to advance to this game. For the season Dayton is averaging 78.8 points and hey are shooting 48.6 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 61 points and their opponents are shooting 36.6 percent. Charles Cooke leads the Flyers averaging 17 points and 5.8 rebounds per game. Scoochie Smith is averaging 10.5 points, Kendall Pollard is averaging 9.3 points and 7.3 rebounds, and Steve McElvene is averaging 8.5 points and 8.0 rebounds. Dayton never seems to get a lot of respect or fanfare bu they always seem to put a solid team on the court.
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The Monmouth Hawks are coming off of one of the biggest upsets of the season beating Notre Dame on Friday. Monmouth is averaging 81.5 points and they are shooting 42.7 percent while defensively they are allowing 81 points and their opponents are shooting 43.8 percent. Justin Robinson leads eh Hawks averaging 23.5 points per game. Micah Seaborn is averaging 12.8 points, Collin Stewart is averaging 11.3 points, and Je’lon Hornbeak is averaging 9.5 points. Monmouth is looking to pull it’s second upset win in as many days.
Dayton is 18-8 against the spread in their last 26 neutral site games and 1-4 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread. Monmouth is 4-1 against the spread in their last five non-conference games and 7-2 against the spread in their last nine Friday games.
With the total set at 145 the over appears to be the low lying fruit ad that is my free pick here.