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Dayton vs. Coppin State - 11/10/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Coppin State Eagles (0-1) at Dayton Flyers (1-0)
Date & Time Saturday November 10, 2018, 7:00 PM (EST)
The Line
The Line: Dayton Flyers -21.5 -- Over/Under: 138
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NCAA BB | Coppin State Eagles (0-1) at Dayton Flyers (1-0)
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The Coppin State Eagles and the Dayton Flyers meet in college basketball action from UD Arena on Saturday night.

The Coppin State Eagles will look for a big road win to get back on track after losing their season opener by a final score of 85-63 at the hands of Wisconsin. Lamar Morgan led Coppin State with 15 points on 4 of 8 from behind the arc while Taiwan Drummond added 11 points on 4 of 8 shooting with 3 triples and a share of the team lead with 5 rebounds ass the only other Eagle to score in double figures in the loss. Cedric Council added 5 points and 5 rebounds with 3 assists as well in the losing effort. As a team, Coppin State is averaging 63 points on 35.6% shooting from the field, 37.9% from behind the 3-point line and 62.5% from the foul line following their first game of the year.

The Dayton Flyers will look to pick up where they left off after starting the season with a 78-70 triumph over North Florida in their last outing. Obi Toppin led the Flyers with 18 points on 8 of 13 shooting along with 10 rebounds for the double-double, while Jordan Davis added 16 points and Trey Landers chipped in 15 points with 10 rebounds for a double-double of his own in the win. Ryan Mikesell added 12 points along with a team-high 6 assists to round out the quartet of double digit scorers in the winning effort. As a team, Dayton is averaging 78 points on 43.3% shooting from the field, 41.7% shooting from behind the arc and 77.8% from the foul line this season.

Coppin State is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 non-conference games and 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games following a loss of 20 or more points while the under is 4-0 in their last 4 road games. Dayton is 2-14 ATS in their last 16 games following a win and 3-12-1 ATS in their last 16 games overall while the over is 10-4 in their last 14 home games. 

I'm not trying to get behind either of these teams, as I just don't know what to expect from Coppin State, but Dayton has also been brutal ATS dating back to last season. All in all in a game like this, I'll have to go with the trends and hope that the Eagles can pull off a backdoor cover so I'll take the points and Coppin State here

Coppin State +21.5

Chris has been a sports fan from when he was old enough to pick up a basketball and was a standout offensive lineman throughout high school and college. Chris uses that same instinct, determination and drive to analyze trends and statistics to find and produce winners on a consistent basis. Chris has been writing for Sports Chat Place since 2016 and covers a wide array of sports from college and pro football, college basketball, hockey and baseball.

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