La Salle Explorers vs. Dayton Flyers - 1/9/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Dayton Flyers (12-2) at La Salle Explorers (4-8)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 2:00 pm (Tom Gola Arena)
The Line: La Salle Explorers +13 -- Over/Under: 135.5 See the Latest Odds
The La Salle Explorers will host the 25th ranked Dayton Flyers this Saturday.
The La Salle Explorers come into this game with a 4-8 record and are currently ranked 14th in the Atlantic 10. The Explorers have lost their last 7 games with their most recent loss being a 66-61 loss to Fordham. Through 12 games this season the leading scorer for the Explorers has been Jordan Price who is averaging 22.7 points per game and 4.9 rebounds with 2.8 assists. La Salle will try to get back on track with a big win against Dayton.
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The 25th ranked Dayton Flyers come into this game with a 12-2 record and are currently 1st in the Atlantic 10. The Flyers are coming into this game on a 5 game win streak with their latest win being a 93-63 win over UMASS. Though 14 games this season the leading scorer for the Flyers has been Charles Cooke who is scoring 15.4 points per game and 6.6 rebounds. Kendall Pollard is second on the team with 11.5 points per game and 5.2 rebounds.
The Dayton Flyers are 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 games following an against the spread win. The Flyers are 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 road games vs. a team with a losing home record. La Salle is 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 vs. Atlantic 10 teams. The Explorers are 1-6 against the spread in their last 7 games overall.
The Dayton Flyers are finally ranked in the top 25 and they have been proving why by blowing out UMASS. La Salle has been dreaful losing their last 7 games. This game could get ugly for the Explorers. Il take Dayton to cover on the road.