Duquesne Dukes (10-3) vs. Dayton Flyers (8-5)
December 28, 2022 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Dayton Flyers -8.5 / Duquesne Dukes +8.5; Over/Under: +131.5
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The Duquesne Dukes and Dayton Flyers meet Wednesday in college basketball action at the UD Arena. The Duquesne Dukes look for their 11th win. The Dayton Flyers look for their ninth win.
The Duquesne Dukes are averaging 76.5 points on 44.5 percent shooting and allowing 70.8 points on 43.6 percent shooting. Dae Dae Grant is averaging 17.9 points and 4.2 rebounds, while Jimmy Clark III is averaging 11.3 points and 3.5 rebounds. Tre Williams is dishing 1.7 assists and Joe Reece is grabbing 4.7 rebounds. The Duquesne Dukes are shooting 36.9 percent from beyond the arc and 69.7 percent from the free throw line. The Duquesne Dukes are allowing 35.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.6 rebounds per game.
The Dayton Flyers are averaging 66.8 points on 45 percent shooting and allowing 58.9 points on 37.1 percent shooting. DaRon Holmes II is averaging 17 points and 5 rebounds, while Toumani Camara is averaging 11.8 points and 2.2 assists. Mustapha Amzil is the third double-digit scorer and Kobe Elvis is grabbing 4 rebounds. The Dayton Flyers are shooting 28.8 percent from beyond the arc and 69.1 percent from the free throw line. The Dayton Flyers are allowing 27.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.1 rebounds per game.
The Dukes are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Wednesday games and 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games following a ATS win. The Flyers are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Wednesday games. The over is 18-8 in Dukes last 26 road games. The over is 4-1 in Flyers last 5 home games. The favorite is 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings.
The Duquesne Dukes are playing good ball now, but they need to prove themselves on the road and against quality teams. Duquesne is losing on the road by an average of 25 points while shooting 30.3 percent from the field. The Dayton Flyers are playing their best ball right now, and they’re at home, where they win by an average of 19.9 points. I’ll lay the chalk with Dayton.