Betting on today’s Dukes and Flyers game? Catch the action at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY, as the Flyers hosts this showdown at 7:30 ET on USA. The odds for this Atlantic 10 conference game currently have Dayton as the -6 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 138 points.


The Pick: Dayton Flyers -6

This game will be played at Barclays Center at 7:30 ET on Thursday, March 14th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-68 in favor of the Flyers.
  • Not only will Dayton pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -6.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 138 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Will the Dukes Exceed Expectations on the Road?

After winning their last game, a 10-point victory over Saint Louis, Duquesne enters today’s game with a 20-11 record. The Dukes have won five straight games and are 11-8 in Atlantic 10 play this season.

On the road this year, Duquesne has gone 5-7, and their average scoring margin is -1.8 points per game. Over their last 10 games away from home, the Dukes have gone 4-6.

As the underdog, Duquesne has a record of 5-4 vs. the spread this season and an overall ATS mark of 15-16. On the road, the Dukes are 6-6 vs. the spread this year and have gone 2-1 in their last three road games vs. the spread.

On the season, the over/under record for Duquesne games sits at 9-21-1 and today’s over/under line of 138 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (143.6). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 138 points, which matches today’s OU line.

Duquesne finished with 83 points in their game against Saint Louis. This total surpasses their season-average of 71.4 points per game. Offensively, the Dukes hold a season-long field goal percentage of 43%, placing them 267th in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 260th in terms of percentage and 173rd in three-pointers made.

Coming into today’s game, the Duquesne defense is giving up an average of 66.8 points per contest. So far, the Duquesne defense is giving up an average of 9.4 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 11.5 times per game (563rd).

Can Dayton Deliver Being Favored at Home?

Dayton comes into this game as the favorite, as they have been in 25 of their 30 games this season. Their record as the favorite is 21-4, and they have gone 16-0 at home this season. On the year, Dayton has gone 24-6, and they are 13-4 in Atlantic 10 play.

Over their last ten games at home, the Flyers have gone a perfect 10-0. They have also won their last 16 games at home, and their average scoring margin at home this season is +14.2. On the year, they are scoring 80.6 points per game, and they are giving up 67.8 points per game.

When looking at Dayton’s ATS record this season, they are currently 15-13-1. Their ATS record at home is 8-8 and they are 13-12 vs. the spread when favored this year. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Flyers have gone 4-6 vs. the spread.

On the season, the over/under record for Dayton games is 17-11-1. Today’s over/under line of 138 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this season (137.2). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 3-0 and the average scoring total in those games is 169 points.

Dayton’s offense is coming off a strong performance vs. Saint Louis, finishing the game with a total of 100 points. Their season average is now 75.3 points per game. The top scorer for the Flyers was DaRon Holmes II with 25 points, while Kobe Elvis also added 21 to the scoreboard.

Currently, the Flyers’ defense holds the 37th rank in the nation, allowing 66.3 points per game. The Dayton defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 83 points and allowed Saint Louis to connect on 6 threes.