Florida Atlantic Owls vs Dayton Flyers Odds
A key college battle sees the visiting Florida Atlantic Owls travelling to Dayton Saturday to take on the Flyers.
This season, the Flyers are 7-2 overall and 5-4 ATS ATS, while the Owls are 5-4 and 1-3 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Dayton boasts a 3-2 on the OU, and Florida Atlantic is 2-1.
Bettors looking to go with the Flyers in this one found them listed as 16-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Owls was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 160-rated Flyers and the No. 193-ranked Owls, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 76-67 result in favor of the Flyers.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Dayton's No. 113-ranked scoring average of 71.3 PPG, against a Owls defense rated No. 203 and allowing 67.3 PPG. The Flyers FG% has averaged 47.3% to date this season, more than the Owls shooters have managed so far (39.8% per game).
Defensively, Florida Atlantic features the nation's No. 245-rated defense on the road, allowing 74.5 points per game. Dayton, meanwhile, comes in at No. 187 nationally in scoring at home.
Florida Atlantic won its last outing, an 83-50 result against Warner Southern on December 9. Florida Atlantic cruised to victory on Sunday, running Warner Southern out of the gym and running up an 83-50 score at FAU Arena.
Dayton was an 83-61 winner in their most recent outing at home against Miami (Ohio). They covered the 13-point spread as favorites. The Flyers blew out Miami (Ohio) on Saturday, running up a 20+ point victory in an 83-61 win at Dayton Arena.
Florida Atlantic Owls Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Stetson are 6-4
After playing Warner Southern are 0-3
After a win are 5-5
Dayton Flyers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Illinois State are 1-1
After playing Miami (Ohio) are 7-3
After a win are 6-4
A few Owls at Flyers trends to consider:
Florida Atlantic is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Dayton is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games at home
Dayton is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Florida Atlantic home to Stetson, Tuesday, December 18
Dayton home to Illinois State, Wednesday, December 19