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La Salle vs Dayton Basketball Picks 1-23-24

Dayton Flyers (15-2) vs. La Salle Explorers (10-8)
January 23, 2024 6:30 pm EDT
The Line: La Salle Explorers +8.5; Over/Under: 140.5
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The Dayton Flyers will play the La Salle Explorers in an A-10 game on Tuesday night at Tom Gola Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dayton has won 12 games in a row, while La Salle has lost three games in a row. Let’s take a look at the betting matchup and the Dayton vs La Salle prediction. 

Dayton Preview

The Dayton Flyers are 15-2 (5-0) this year after they defeated Rhode Island by a score of 96-62 in their last game. Dayton led 47-27 at halftime and they added 49 points in the second half for the blowout win. The Flyers shot 55.9% from the field and made 16 three pointers in the game. Dayton has won 12 games in a row, with notable wins against SMU, Cincinnati, and Duquesne. The Flyers are scoring 74.5 points per game with 33.7 rebounds per game and 15.4 assists per game, while allowing 64.4 points against per game this year. DaRon Holmes II is averaging 19.5 points per game, 7.6 rebounds per game, and 2.6 assists per game. Dayton is shooting 47.9% from the field, 73.4% on free throws, and 40.8% on three pointers this season.

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La Salle Preview

The La Salle Explorers are 10-8 (1-4) this season after they lost to St. Joe’s by a score of 82-62 in their last game. La Salle trailed 42-29 at the half and they allowed 40 points in the second half in the loss. The Explorers shot 36.1% from the field and were -21 in rebounding margin in the game. La Salle lost to VCU by a score of 71-65 and UMass by a score of 81-65 in the two games prior to St. Joe’s. The Explorers are scoring 74.8 points per game with 34.3 rebounds per game and 15.2 assists per game, while giving up 73.3 points against per game this season. Khalil Brantley is averaging 14.9 points per game, 4.8 rebounds per game, and 4.1 assists per game. La Salle is shooting 43.3% from the field, 72.8% on free throws, and 33.8% on three pointers this year.

Dayton vs La Salle Betting Prediction

Dayton comes into this game ranked in the top-25 and they have won 12 games in a row. The Flyers are shooting 47.9% from the field, but they are only allowing 64.4 points against per game on defense. La Salle is only shooting 43.3% from the field and they are allowing over 73 points against per game. Dayton has held five opponents in a row to 65 points or fewer, while La Salle has lost by margins of 20, 6, and 16 points in their last three games. Take Dayton on the road here.  

David Racey's Free Pick: Dayton -8.5

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David Racey

David started writing about sports in 2015, but sports has been his passion for as long as he can remember. David spends most of his free time watching pretty much anything sports related from Baseball to Tennis and everything in between. David likes to analyze statistics and recent results to form an unbiased opinion on whatever game he is breaking down. Follow David on Twitter at @itsyerboi41

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