Davidson Wildcats vs Dayton Flyers NCAAB Betting Prediction

Davidson Wildcats vs Dayton Flyers Prediction 2/27/2024

The Davidson Wildcats (15-12) travel to face off against the Dayton Flyers (21-5) on Tuesday, February 27th. This game will be played at UD Arena in Dayton and televised on CBSS. Both Davidson and Dayton will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:00 ET.

Davidson Wildcats vs Dayton Flyers

The Davidson Wildcats Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Davidson enters this road matchup as a 9.5-point underdog. So far this season, the Wildcats have gone 5-8 when tabbed as the underdog. Over their last 10 road games, they have gone 5-5.

Through 27 games, Davidson has a record of 15-12. They have gone 6-7 on the road, compared to 7-5 at home. Their average scoring margin on the road is -0.3 points per game.

Davidson has been solid against the spread this season, going 14-11. They have been even better on the road, going 9-4 vs. the spread. Over their last 3 road games, the Wildcats are a perfect 3-0 vs. the spread and they are 7-3 in their last 10 road games. As the underdog, Davidson is 8-5 vs. the spread this season and 6-4 in their last 10 games as the underdog.

This season, the over/under record in Davidson games is 10-15, and today’s line of 132.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (138.2). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 136 points, which is similar to the season average of 136.1. In their last 10 games, the over/under record is 2-8.

The Dayton Flyers Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Dayton is 15-0 at home this season, and they have won 10 straight games at home. The Flyers are 19-3 when favored, and they have been favored in 22 of their 26 games this season.

On the other hand, Davidson is 6-5 on the road this season, and they have lost two straight games away from home. For the year, they are 2-2 when they are the underdog.

As the favorite this season, Dayton has an ATS record of 11-11. At home, the Flyers are 7-8 vs. the spread this year. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, Dayton has gone 5-5 ATS. In their last 3 home games, the Flyers’ ATS mark is 1-2.

On the season, the over/under record for Dayton games is 14-11-1, and today’s line of 132.5 is lower than their average over/under line of 136.8. So far, 18 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-0-1, and the average scoring total in those games is 139 points.

Davidson Offense Breakdown

The Davidson offense, in their latest game, managed to score just 63 points versus Richmond. During the game, they attempted 22 three-point shots and had a field goal percentage of 40.7%. Grant Huffman is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 13.1 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Reed Bailey brings a PPG average of 12.5 into the game.

Grant Huffman (G) 13.1 5.0 5.1
Reed Bailey (G) 12.5 5.9 1.3
Connor Kochera (G) 12.2 4.2 0.9

Dayton Offense Breakdown

Coming off their recent game, the Dayton offense tallied 67 points in a matchup against George Mason. Their field goal percentage for the game was 41.1%, and they made 11 threes. The team’s top scorer is DaRon Holmes II, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 20.2, while Nate Santos also maintains a PPG average of 11.9 leading up to the game.

DaRon Holmes II (F) 20.2 7.9 2.5
Nate Santos (F) 11.9 6.5 1.5
Koby Brea (G) 10.3 3.8 1.1

Davidson Team Defense

At this time, the Wildcats’ defense is positioned 46th in the country, permitting 66.5 points per game. Davidson will look once again to perform well on defense, holding Richmond to just 41% shooting in their most recent game.

Dayton Team Defense

Currently, the Flyers’ defense holds the 23rd rank in the nation, allowing 64.5 points per game. In today’s game, the Dayton defense will be looking to once again do a good job defending the three-point line, as they gave up just 5 three-pointers while giving up 71 points.

Wildcats vs Flyers Trends

  • Across their last five road contests, Davidson has a 4-1 record vs the spread. Their overall mark in these games was 2-3, while averaging 72 points per game.
  • When looking at their past three home matchups, Dayton has an ATS record of 1-2 while averaging 69 per game. The team went 1-2 overall in these games.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the underdog, Davidson has an ATS mark of 6-4 while going 4-6 straight up.
  • Going back to their last ten games as the favorite, the Flyers have a straight up record of 7-3. But, their mark vs the spread was just 5-5.

Wildcats vs Flyers Prediction

For a point-spread bet in this Flyers vs. Flyers matchup, we’re leaning towards the Flyers at -9.5. Although our projections show the Flyers winning 75-69, we suggest placing your bet on the Wildcats for the point-spread.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 132.5 and given that our model is projecting 144 points between the teams, we like the over.

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