VCU vs. Dayton - 2/18/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds & Prediction
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Dayton Flyers at VCU Rams
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 8:30 PM (Stuart C. Siegel Center)
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The Dayton Flyers and VCU Rams meet Tuesday in college basketball action at the Stuart C. Siegel Center.
The Dayton Flyers look for another win, as they haven’t lost a game since December 21. The Dayton Flyers are averaging 81.2 points on 52.3 percent shooting and allowing 65.6 points on 41.4 percent shooting. Obi Toppin is averaging 19.7 points and 7.8 rebounds while Jalen Crutcher is averaging 14.8 points and 5.1 assists. Trey Landers is the third double-digit scorer and Ibi Watson is grabbing 2.5 rebounds. The Dayton Flyers are shooting 37.1 percent from beyond the arc and 72.7 percent from the free throw line. The Dayton Flyers are allowing 33.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.4 rebounds per game. The Dayton Flyers have won all six road games this season.
The VCU Rams need a win after losing three of their last four games. The VCU Rams are averaging 72 points on 43.7 percent shooting and allowing 64.3 points on 41.2 percent shooting. Marcus Santos-Silva is averaging 12.7 points and 8.8 rebounds while De'Riante Jenkins is averaging 11 points and 2.1 assists. Marcus Evans is the third double-digit scorer and Nah'Shon Hyland is grabbing 2.2 rebounds. The VCU Rams are shooting 34.7 percent from beyond the arc and 71.5 percent from the free throw line. The VCU Rams are allowing 33.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.6 rebounds per game. The VCU Rams have won 10 of their last 12 home games.
The home team is 6-1 ATS in the last 7 meetings. The favorite is 6-1 ATS in the last 7 meetings.
The VCU Rams are a good home team where they win by an average of 14.1 points and allow just 39.5 percent shooting, but they're just 6-9 ATS at home and 9-16 ATS on the season. The Dayton Flyers haven't lost a game in two months and that includes a 14-point win over VCU earlier this year. The Dayton Flyers win on the road by an average of 10.2 points while shooting 51 percent from the field. Basically, Dayton is the same team no matter where they play, which is the sign of a really good team. I'll lay the bucket with the Flyers.