Fordham Rams vs. Dayton Flyers - 1/24/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Dayton Flyers (15-3) at Fordham Rams (11-6)
College Basketball: Sunday, January 24, 2016 at 4:00 pm (Rose Hill Gym)
The Line: Fordham Rams -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: CBS Sports Network
The Dayton Flyers will travel to play the Fordham Rams in an A-10 game on Sunday.
The Dayton Flyers are 15-3 (5-1) and are coming off of a win against St. Bonaventure by a score of 85-79. Dayton has won 8 of their last 9 games and is currently in 2nd place of the A-10 standings. Dayton’s only conference loss came against La Salle by a score of 61-57. Dayton is averaging 74.6 points per game while giving up 66.8 points per game. Dayton is also averaging 37.4 rebounds per game and 15.3 assists per game. Charles Cooke is averaging 16 points per game and 6.4 rebounds per game for Dayton. Kendall Pollard is averaging 10.9 points per game and 5 rebounds per game for the Flyers. Dayton is shooting 68.8% on free throws, 35.3% on three-pointers, and 46.8% on all field goal attempts.
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The Fordham Rams are 11-6 (2-4) and are coming off of a win against George Mason by a score of 73-62. Fordham has lost 3 of their last 4 games and is tied for 10th in the A-10 standings. Fordham is averaging 74.2 points per game while giving up 66.9 points per game. Fordham is also averaging 35.2 rebounds per game and 16.5 assists per game. Mandell Thomas is averaging 14.6 points per game and 4.6 rebounds per game for Fordham. Ryan Rhoomes is averaging 13.7 points per game and 8.2 rebounds per game for the Rams. Fordham is shooting 69.4% on free throws, 37% on three-pointers, and 46.2% on all field goal attempts.
Dayton is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a win. Dayton is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games against a team with a winning home record. The over is 4-0 in Dayton’s last 4 Sunday games. Fordham is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games. Fordham is 9-3 ATS in their last 12 home games. The under is 5-2 in Fordham’s last 7 conference games. Dayton is 5-0 ATS in these two teams last 5 meetings.
Dayton is the better team in this matchup and should be able to win this game, even though they are on the road. Dayton has also had a lot of success against the spread in this matchup over the past few seasons. I am picking Dayton.