Dayton Flyers home to Massachusetts Minutemen in NCAA Basketball betting action

Massachusetts Minutemen Dayton Flyers
22-5 March 01, 2014, 11:00 | Dayton Arena 19-9



The Dayton Flyers will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Massachusetts Minutemen at Dayton Arena in NCAA basketball action.

This season, the Flyers are 19-9 overall and 13-11 ATS, while the Minutemen are 22-5 and 15-11-1 ATS. As for the totals, Dayton boasts a 12-11 on the OU, and Massachusetts is 11-16.

View Massachusetts Minutemen vs Dayton Flyers Odds and Stats.

The Minutemen were listed as 3-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Flyers at No. 91 and the Minutemen at No. 81 heading into this contest.

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Last time out for Massachusetts, they were a 70-67 winner as they battled Rhode Island at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 11-point favorite. Chaz Williams scored 16 points leading the Minutemen to a 70-67 victory over Rhode Island at Mullins Center on Wednesday.

How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Dayton has the nation's No. 94-rated offensive output, at 73.21 PPG. The visiting Minutemen defense ranks No. 141 allowing on average 70.15 PPG. The Flyers FG% has averaged 46.2% so far, less than the Minutemen marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.75% per game.

A few Minutemen at Flyers trends to consider:
Massachusetts is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
Massachusetts is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Massachusetts's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Massachusetts's last 23 games
Dayton is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Dayton's last 5 games
Dayton is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Dayton is 15-5 SU in its last 20 games at home


Next up:
Massachusetts at Duquesne, Wednesday, March 5th
Dayton at Saint Louis, Wednesday, March 5th