The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (7-2), 9-point underdogs, will travel to University of Dayton Arena to go head-to-head with the Dayton Flyers (3-4). The game’s Over/Under (O/U) opened at 143.5 points and action starts at 7 p.m. ET on Wednesday, December 6, 2017.
Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles vs. Dayton Flyers ATS Odds
Both teams lost in their last matchup. The Flyers lost a tough one against the Mississippi State Bulldogs, 61-59, while the Golden Eagles fell to the Furman Paladins, 64-50.
Tennessee Tech had a better offensive rebounding percentage (28.9 vs. 33.3) while Dayton had a much better free throw rate (0.196 vs. 0.080). Darrell Davis had a good outing for Dayton with 17 points and 10 rebounds. Meanwhile, Courtney Alexander II had a good outing for Tennessee Tech, recording 11 points and nine rebounds.
Dayton figures to have the edge on the defensive side of the ball. The Flyers rank 92nd in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.484), while Tennessee Tech is 214th in effective field goal percentage (0.504) dating back to last season.
Vegas has a tendency to set the total high when the Golden Eagles are involved, as 60.0 percent of their games have gone under the total. Tennessee Tech is 7-2 straight up (SU), but they struggle covering the spread (2-3 against the spread (ATS)).
Coinciding with Tennessee Tech, Flyers games also have a tendency to finish under the O/U total (71.4 percent). Further, Dayton is 3-4 SU and 3-4 ATS.
Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles vs. Dayton Flyers Free Pick
Predictions: SU Winner – Dayton, ATS Winner – Tennessee Tech, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2016-Present):
Dayton averages 15.4 assists per game, which ranks 55th in the nation. Tennessee Tech ranks 251st in assists allowed per game (14.6).
The Flyers average 21.5 three pointers per game, which ranks 166th in the NCAA. The Golden Eagles rank 279th in three pointers allowed per game (24.0).
Dayton ranks 102nd in blocks per game (3.8) while Tennessee Tech ranks 161st in blocks allowed per game (3.5).
The Golden Eagles rank 107th in rebounds per game (37.0) while the Flyers rank 239th (34.2).
Dayton ranks ninth in steals allowed per game (4.6) while Tennessee Tech ranks 123rd (6.0).