NCAA hoops odds preview - Dayton vs. George Washington
Dayton Flyers vs George Washington Colonials Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Dayton when they take on the George Washington Colonials on Saturday in college hoops betting action.
The Colonials sit at 12-16 (11-12-1 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Flyers are currently 17-12 (15-14 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? George Washington is 13-7-1 OU, and Dayton is 13-12 OU.
Bettors looking to back visiting Dayton before tip-off in this one found them as 1-point underdogs over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 100 (Colonials) and the No. 129 (Flyers) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 73-68 result in favor of the Flyers has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits George Washington's No. 227-ranked offense, averaging 65.5 PPG, against a Flyers defense that ranks No. 159 at 66 PPG. The Colonials field goal percentage has averaged 44.3% so far, less than the Flyers marksmen have achieved on the year, 47.1% per game.
Defensively, Dayton features the nation's No. 224-rated defense on the road, allowing 71.7 points per game. George Washington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 228 nationally in scoring at home.
Dayton won its last outing, a 75-63 result against St. Bonaventure on March 6. They covered in that game as a 7.5-point favorite. Dayton earned a 75-63 victory over St. Bonaventure on Wednesday, getting 18 points from Kevin Dillard at Dayton Arena.
George Washington was an 84-70 loser in their most recent outing on the road against La Salle. They failed to cover the 8.5-point spread as underdogs. Isaiah Armwood scored 18 points in a futile effort to lead the Colonials to a win (they lost 84-70 to La Salle at Tom Gola Arena on Wednesday).
Dayton Flyers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
After playing St. Bonaventure are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
George Washington Colonials Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
After playing La Salle are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
A few Flyers at Colonials trends to consider:
Dayton is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Dayton is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against George Washington
Dayton is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of George Washington's last 7 games when playing Dayton
George Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Dayton
The total has gone OVER in 4 of George Washington's last 6 games
George Washington is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home