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Rhode Island RamsDayton Flyers
11-13February 12, 2014, 07:00 | Dayton Arena16-8



The Dayton Flyers will try to cover the spread at Dayton Arena on Wednesday when they get a visit from the Rhode Island Rams in NCAA basketball action.

The Flyers sit at 16-8 (12-8 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Rams are currently 11-13 (10-9 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Dayton is 11-8 OU, and Rhode Island is 9-10 OU.

View Rhode Island Rams vs Dayton Flyers Odds and Stats.

Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Flyers as -10.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.

This game matches up the No. 118 (Flyers) and the No. 215 (Rams) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank.

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Rhode Island was a 73-68 loser in their most recent outing at home against Massachusetts. They failed to cover the 4.5-point spread as underdogs. The Rams endured a 73-68 loss at the hands of the Minutemen on Sunday, despite a 24-point effort from E.C. Matthews at Thomas M. Ryan Center.

Last time out for Dayton, they were a 72-69 winner as they battled St. Bonaventure on the road. They covered in the match as a 4-point underdog. Dayton earned a 72-69 victory over St. Bonaventure on Saturday, getting 15 points from Devin Oliver at Reilly Center.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Dayton's No. 70-ranked offense, averaging 74.96 PPG, against a Rams defense that ranks No. 100 at 68.38 PPG. The Flyers field goal percentage has averaged 47.55% so far, more than the Rams marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.09% per game.

A few Rams at Flyers trends to consider:
Rhode Island is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Rhode Island is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Rhode Island's last 7 games
Rhode Island is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
Dayton is 16-8 SU in its last 24 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Dayton's last 7 games
Dayton is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games at home
Dayton is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Rhode Island


Next up:
Rhode Island home to Duquesne, Saturday, February 15th
Dayton at La Salle, Wednesday, February 19th

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