Dayton vs. Georgia Southern - 12/29/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Dayton vs. Georgia Southern - 12/29/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by John Reed-USA TODAY Sports

Georgia Southern Eagles (8-4) at Dayton Flyers (7-5)

College Basketball: Saturday, December 29, 2018 at 3:30 pm (UD Arena)

The Line: Dayton Flyers -7.5 -- Over/Under: 156 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Georgia Southern Eagles visit the Dayton Flyers in non-conference college basketball.

The Georgia Southern Eagles saw a modest two game winning streak end in an 80-68 defeat as a three point underdog. The Highlanders dominated the second half 45-33 by sinking half their looks with Georgia Southern countering at 43.1% which was the difference.

Tookie Brown was the Eagles top weapon with 22 points and five pulls on 7-11 marksmanship including four bombs and 4-6 at the line while Quan Jackson added 16 points and five pulls on 6-15 from the floor. Montae Glenn gave GSU 14 points and seven rebounds followed David-Lee Jones Jr. with nine points.

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The Dayton Flyers have followed back to back defeats with consecutive victories after knocking off Presbyterian 81-69 as a 15.5 point home favorite. Dayton raced to a 45-17 halftime advantage and finished with a 60%-34.7% shooting edge to negate 17 more Blue Hose shots.

Jalen Crutcher topped a balanced Flyers offense with 19 points, six boards and five helpers on 8-12 marksmanship with Jordan Davis tossing in 18 points on 7-12 shooting. Dayton received 15 points and 14 rebounds from Trey Landers on 7-11 from the field followed by three players with eight points apiece.
Over is 4-1 in Georgia Southern Eagles last 5 road games and over is 3-1-1 in Georgia Southern Eagles last 5 overall and over is 3-1-1 in Georgia Southern Eagles last 5 non-conference games. Dayton Flyers are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 non-conference games and Dayton Flyers are 7-18-1 ATS in their last 26 games overall.

Dayton could well be the better squad but Georgia Southern has proven to be a competitive bunch…

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Mark’s Pick Georgia Southern +7.5

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.

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