USC Trojans host Dayton Flyers in college basketball action
Dayton Flyers vs USC Trojans Odds
The USC Trojans hope to be lousy hosts on Sunday as the Dayton Flyers pay a visit to Galen Center on the college basketball betting menu.
This season, the Trojans are 4-8 overall and 3-8 ATS ATS, while the Flyers are 9-3 and 7-5 ATS against the number. As for the totals, USC boasts a 5-5 on the OU, and Dayton is 6-2.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, USC sat as 1.5-point underdogs over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 221-rated Trojans and the No. 103-ranked Flyers, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 75-65 result in favor of the Flyers.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature USC's No. 217-rated squad against Dayton's No. 202-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, USC rates No. 280 in the country with 4.9 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 163 nationally with 6.2 per match.
Defensively, Dayton features the nation's No. 195-rated defense on the road, allowing 71.5 points per game. USC, meanwhile, comes in at No. 304 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Dayton was a 77-68 winner at home against Murray State. They covered the 4.5-point spread as favorites. Vee Sanford scored 23 points leading the Flyers to a 77-68 victory over Murray State at Dayton Arena on Saturday.
USC was a 64-56 loser in its last match on the road against Georgia. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as underdogs. Omar Oraby scored 14 points in a futile effort to lead the Trojans to a win (they lost 64-56 to Georgia at Stegeman Coliseum on Saturday).
Dayton Flyers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
After playing Murray State are 1-1
After a win are 6-4
USC Trojans Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Stanford are 5-5
After playing Georgia are 1-0
After a loss are 2-8
A few Flyers at Trojans trends to consider:
Dayton is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
USC is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
USC is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
USC is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games
USC is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
Dayton home to UAB, Saturday, January 5
USC home to Stanford, Thursday, January 3