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Flyers Have Been Money vs Colonials

Two teams on the fringe of being ranked meet Friday when the George Washington Colonials and the Dayton Flyers clash in Ohio. Dayton has proven to be profitable for bettors against George Washington with the Flyers going 6-0 ATS in the last six games between the teams while going 4-2 SU.

Shark Bites
  • The UNDER is 6-1 in Dayton’s past eight games.
  • George Washington is 4-10 ATS in their past 14 gams on the road.
  • George Washington is 1-7 SU and 1-6-1 ATS in their past eight games as underdogs of 5.0 or less.

Dayton has been a hard team to figure out this season. The Flyers have wins over teams like Iowa and Vanderbilt, but have lost to Chattanooga and La Salle. Dayton seems determined to play to the level of their competition, but they have also yet to really put a complete lineup on the floor. Dyshawn Pierre has missed time due to suspension, Kendall Pollard missed a couple games with an Achilles injury and Charles Cooke didn’t play against Davidson Tuesday due to an oblique strain.

The Colonials offense has run through Tyler Cavanaugh all season long as the junior has averaged 17.2 points and 7.2 rebounds per game. In George Washington’s past two games specifically, both of which were wins SU and ATS, Cavanaugh has averaged 28 points while shooting 62.9 percent.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Dayton Flyers to cover the point spread in this one found them as -5-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

George Washington Colonials vs Dayton Flyers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the Dayton Flyers are 13-3 overall and 8-8 ATS, while the George Washington Colonials are 14-3 and 8-6-1 ATS. As for the betting totals, Dayton boasts a 5-10-1 on the OU, and George Washington is 7-8.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Dayton Flyers rated this week at No. 75 and the George Washington Colonials sitting at No. 32.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Dayton has the nation's No. 142-rated offensive output, at 73.81 PPG. The visiting George Washington Colonials defense ranks No. 68 allowing on average 66.76 PPG. The Flyers FG% has averaged 46.46% so far, more than the Dayton Colonials marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.25% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

George Washington earned a 81-70 victory over Massachusetts on Tuesday, getting 26 points from Tyler Cavanaugh at Mullins Center.

The Flyers got 18 points from Scoochie Smith as Dayton ran past Davidson 80-74 on Tuesday at Dayton Arena.

Betting Trends
  • George Washington is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games
  • George Washington is 4-10 ATS in its last 14 games on the road
  • George Washington is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Dayton
  • George Washington is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing Dayton
  • Dayton is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Dayton is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Dayton's last 8 games
  • Dayton is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

George Washington home to Rhode Island, Friday, January 22nd
Dayton at St. Bonaventure, Tuesday, January 19th