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Dayton Flyers home to Virginia Commonwealth Rams in NCAA Basketball betting action

Virginia Commonwealth RamsDayton Flyers
14-4January 22, 2014, 07:00 | Dayton Arena13-5



The Dayton Flyers host Virginia Commonwealth on Wednesday, looking to build on their 13-5 mark against the 14-4 Rams in college hoops action at Dayton Arena.

The Flyers currently sports a 13-5 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 9-5 ATS. The Rams are 14-4 and 6-10 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Flyers produce a 7-6 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Rams have gone 4-11 against the number.

View Virginia Commonwealth Rams vs Dayton Flyers Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to back visiting Virginia Commonwealth before tip-off in this one found them as -1-point favorites over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.

This game puts the Flyers, most recently No. 33 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Rams, who rate No. 12 in the latest survey.

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Virginia Commonwealth was an 80-65 winner in its last match at home against Duquesne. They failed to cover the 16.5-point spread as favorites. The Rams grabbed an 80-65 win over the Dukes on Saturday, behind a 12-point effort from Briante Weber at Siegel Center.

In their last action, Dayton was a 73-64 loser on the road against Richmond. They failed to cover the 2-point spread as underdogs. Dayton got 19 points from Dyshawn Pierre but lost anyway, 73-64, to Richmond on Saturday at Robins Center.

How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Dayton has the nation's No. 66-rated offensive output, at 76.06 PPG. The visiting Rams defense ranks No. 43 allowing on average 64.89 PPG. The Flyers FG% has averaged 47.82% so far, more than the Rams marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.97% per game.

A few Rams at Flyers trends to consider:
Virginia Commonwealth is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Virginia Commonwealth is 3-10 ATS in its last 13 games on the road
Dayton is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games
Dayton is 12-3 SU in its last 15 games at home


Next up:
Virginia Commonwealth at La Salle, Saturday, January 25th
Dayton at Rhode Island, Saturday, January 25th

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