Alabama Crimson Tide home to Dayton Flyers in NCAA Basketball betting action

Dayton FlyersAlabama Crimson Tide
Dec 5, 9:00 PM | Coleman Coliseum

Dayton Flyers vs Alabama Crimson Tide Odds

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The Alabama Crimson Tide will hit the floor running against the visiting Dayton Flyers Wednesday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.

The Crimson Tide sit at 6-1 (3-1 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Flyers are currently 5-2 (3-4 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Alabama is 1-3 OU, and Dayton is 1-2 OU.

View Dayton vs Alabama Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Alabama opened as 9-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening total as well at BetOnline.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 242-rated Dayton taking on the No. 49-rated Crimson Tide in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 77-71 win for the Crimson Tide on Wednesday.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Alabama's No. 169-ranked offense, averaging 68.9 PPG, against a Flyers defense that ranks No. 81 at 60.7 PPG. The Crimson Tide field goal percentage has averaged 46.3% so far, more than the Flyers marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.2% per game.

Defensively, Dayton features the nation's No. 124-rated defense on the road, allowing 67 points per game. Alabama, meanwhile, comes in at No. 187 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Dayton was a 60-43 winner at home against Northern Illinois. They failed to cover the 20-point spread as favorites. Josh Benson scored 12 points leading the Flyers to a 60-43 victory over Northern Illinois at Dayton Arena on Saturday.

Alabama lost its last outing, a 58-56 result against Cincinnati on December 1. They covered in that game as a 7.5-point underdog. The Crimson Tide endured a 58-56 loss at the hands of the Bearcats on Saturday, despite a 16-point effort from Trevor Lacey at Fifth Third Arena.

Dayton Flyers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Miami (Ohio) are 9-1
After a win are 5-5

Alabama Crimson Tide Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Virginia Commonwealth are 2-0
After playing Cincinnati are 1-0
After a loss are 5-5

A few Flyers at Crimson Tide trends to consider:
Dayton is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Alabama is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Alabama is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games

Next up:
Dayton home to Miami (Ohio), Saturday, December 8
Alabama at Virginia Commonwealth, Saturday, December 15

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