Sweet 16 Betting: Stanford vs Dayton
The No. 11 Dayton Flyers will be gunning for a third straight upset victory at the NCAA Tournament on Thursday as they face the No. 10 Stanford Cardinal in Sweet 16 odds action in the South Region.
Dayton is coming off wins over No. 6 Ohio State and No. 3 Syracuse in their last two games, while Stanford got past No. 7 New Mexico and No. 2 Kansas.
This is just second time for an 11 vs 10 matchup since 1996 (No. 11 VCU beat FSU in 2011) and Stanford was favored by three points in early wagering at Bovada.
Dayton is 6-1 ATS past seven games and 8-3 ATS in its past 11 games as a dog this season.
Six of past seven Stanford games played UNDER the total and Stanford is 10-2 SU past dozen games as favorites.
Odds Shark computer pick - 69.9-68.2 Flyers
The Flyers will look to vanquish their hosts on Thursday, as they are 19-12 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Cardinal are 19-12-2 ATS. Dayton is 16-14 against the total, while Stanford is 14-19 versus the number.
The Cardinal sit at No. 123 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Flyers sit at No. 48 on the same chart.
In their last action, Dayton was a 55-53 winner on the road against Syracuse. They covered the 8.5-point spread as underdogs. Dyshawn Pierre scored 14 points leading the Flyers to a 55-53 victory over Syracuse at First Niagara Center on Saturday.
Stanford won its last outing, a 60-57 result against Kansas on March 23. They covered in that game as a 6-point underdog. The Cardinal grabbed a 60-57 win over the Jayhawks on Sunday, behind a 15-point effort from Dwight Powell at Scottrade Center.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Stanford's No. 92 nationally ranked offense (72.69 points per game) against a Flyers defense that sits as the No. 71 at 66.97 PPG. The Cardinal have been averaging 46.19% from the field, less than the Flyers have managed so far this season (46.44% on average).
A few Flyers at Cardinal trends to consider:
Dayton is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
Dayton is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Stanford is 3-5-1 ATS in its last 9 games
Stanford is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Stanford's last 7 games