Murray State Racers vs Dayton Flyers Odds
College basketball wagering interest will be high on Saturday when the Racers of Murray State hit the hard court against the Flyers of Dayton.
The Flyers currently sports a 8-3 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 6-5 ATS. The Racers are 9-1 and 4-3 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Flyers produce a 5-2 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Racers have gone 2-1 against the number.
Bettors looking to side with Dayton in this one found them as 3-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Flyers sit at No. 117 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Racers sit at No. 22 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Racers will win this game 82-79.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Racers rank No. 74 in NCAA Division 1 with 38.4 per game. That compares with Dayton’s No. 209 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Dayton is college basketball's No. 190-ranked team at 6 per game, while the Racers rate No. 25 with 8.4 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Murray State owns the country's No. 136-rated mark, allowing 68.3 points per game on the highway. Dayton, on the other hand, rates No. 161 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Murray State was a 61-54 winner on the road against Arkansas State. They covered the 2-point spread as favorites. Murray State earned a 61-54 victory over Arkansas State on Wednesday, getting 18 points from Isaiah Canaan at ASU Convocation Center.
Dayton lost its last outing, a 74-73 result against Illinois State on December 19. They failed to cover in that game as a 3.5-point favorite. The Flyers endured a 74-73 loss at the hands of the Redbirds on Wednesday, despite a 14-point effort from Kevin Dillard at Dayton Arena.
Murray State Racers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Valparaiso are 1-0
After playing Arkansas State are 2-3
After a win are 8-2
Dayton Flyers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
After playing Illinois State are 1-1
After a loss are 6-4
A few Racers at Flyers trends to consider:
Murray State is 20-2 SU in its last 22 games on the road
Dayton is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games at home
Dayton is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Dayton is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Murray State home to Valparaiso, Saturday, December 29
Dayton at USC, Sunday, December 30