Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Flyers and Hawks. The game is starting at 8:00 ET on CBSS, and it’s hosted by the Hawks at Hagan Arena in Philadelphia, PA. Get ready to place your bets! Dayton is favored by -2 in this Atlantic 10 conference contest against Saint Joseph’s. The game’s over/under currently sits at 143.5 points.

DAYTON FLYERS VS SAINT JOSEPH’S HAWKS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Saint Joseph’s Hawks +2

This game will be played at Hagan Arena at 8:00 ET on Tuesday, February 6th.

WHY BET THE SAINT JOSEPH’S HAWKS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-68 in favor of the Hawks.
  • Not only will Saint Joseph’s pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +2.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 143.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 142 points.

Is a Road Win Possible for the Flyers?

Dayton enters this game as a two-point favorite on the road against Saint Joseph’s. The Flyers have been a favorite in 17 of their 21 games this season, going 16-1 in those contests. They have also been much better at home, going 13-0 compared to 5-3 on the road.

Dayton comes into this game with an 18-3 overall record and has won two straight games. In their last game, they defeated St. Bonaventure by a score of 76-71. Over their last 10 road games, the Flyers have gone just 5-5.

As the favorite this season, Dayton has gone 9-8 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Flyers are 5-5. On the road, their ATS mark is 5-2-1 this year and 11-9-1 overall.

So far this season, the over/under record for Dayton games is 11-10. On average, their games have finished with 138.4 points compared to an average over/under line of 136.9, resulting in a margin of +1.5. Today’s over/under line of 143.5 is higher than the average scoring total in their games this season (138.4) and the average scoring total in their last three games (141 points).

In their latest game, Dayton offense put up 76 points against St. Bonaventure. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 48.1% and made 3 threes. Leading the team in scoring is DaRon Holmes II, who is averaging 20 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Nate Santos also maintains a PPG average of 11.2 heading into game.

So far, the Flyers’ defense is ranked 25th in the country at 64.3 points per contest. In today’s game, the Dayton defense will be looking to once again do a good job defending the three-point line, as they gave up just 3 three-pointers while giving up 71 points.

Do the Hawks Stand a Chance at Home?

With a record of 11-2 at home this season, the Hawks have been dominant on their own court. Over their last ten home games, Saint Joseph’s is 8-2, and they have won their last three games at home.

As the underdog, the Hawks have gone 2-3 this season. Overall, they are 15-7, including a 5-4 record in Atlantic 10 play.

As the underdog this season, Saint Joseph’s is 3-2 vs. the spread. At home, the Hawks have an ATS mark of 8-5 this year and their overall ATS record is 13-9. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, Saint Joseph’s is 7-3 vs. the spread.

On the season, the over/under record for Saint Joseph’s games is 12-9-1. So far, the average point total in their games is 147.8 while the average over/under line is 146.3, resulting in an average margin of +1.5. This year, 13 of their games have finished with more points than today’s over/under line of 143.5. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 3-0 with an average scoring total of 160 points.

Saint Joseph’s’ offense is coming off a good game, putting up 88 points vs. La Salle. Overall, they hit 47.3% of their shots from the field and went 26/33 from the free-throw line. Erik Reynolds II is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 17.9 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Lynn Greer III brings a PPG average of 11.6 into the game.

Currently, the Hawks’ defense holds the 115th rank in the nation, allowing 70.0 points per game. Saint Joseph’s will look once again to perform well on defense, holding La Salle to just 40% shooting in their most recent game.