Dayton Flyers vs VCU Rams 2/18/2020 Game Analysis, Odds and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Dayton Flyers vs VCU Rams 2/18/2020 – It’s time for an Atlantic 10 Conference to get underway as Dayton Flyers take on VCU Rams from Stuart Siegel Center in Richmond, Virginia. Dayton Flyers have been dominating their league by securing the top spot. The Flyers are currently the strongest team and they look forward to getting past VCU with ease. Relentless Sportsbooks are out with their picks and predictions of this game as the Rams try to prevent the Flyers from scoring. VCU is one of those average teams in the Atlantic 10 and getting past Dayton is not going to be an easy task.
Dayton Flyers vs VCU Rams 2/18/2020
Dayton Flyers are the only team in their league that has never lost a conference game. The Flyers have an intact 12-0 conference record and they are 23-2 overall. Dayton has been a big threat right from the start since they have set the standards high in the Atlantic 10. Dayton is ranked at No. 6 in the nation and they enter this game after defeating UMass Minutemen with a final score of 71-63. The top scorer for Dayton is Obi Toppin touching close to 20 points per game on average. When it comes to passing, they are looking towards Jalen Crutcher as their leader averaging five-plus assists per game.
Players to watch: O. Toppin F (25 GP 31.3 MIN 19.7 PTS 7.8 REB 2 AST 1 STL 1.3 BLK 2.2 TO 63 FG% 71 FT% 36.4 3PT%), J. Crutcher G (24 GP 33.5 MIN 14.8 PTS 3.3 REB 5.1 AST 0.9 STL 0 BLK 2 TO 46.4 FG% 85.1 FT% 42.4 3PT%), T. Landers G (25 GP 28 MIN 10.8 PTS 6.2 REB 2.6 AST 1.2 STL 0.3 BLK 1.4 TO 57.9 FG% 64.7 FT% 37.7 3PT%).
VCU Rams have won seven of their 12 conference games and they are 17-8 with their overall record. The Rams are trailing Davidson and Saint Louis and are ahead of George Washington in their league. In their last outing, the Rams struggled to get past Richmond Spiders as they tossed in 59 and surrendered 77. VCU has a long way to get to the top and Dayton will be the toughest game in their league.
Players to watch: M. Santos-Silva F (25 GP 27 MIN 12.7 PTS 8.8 REB 0.9 AST 1.1 STL 1.1 BLK 1.8 TO 56.3 FG% 55.6 FT% 0 3PT%), D. Jenkins G (25 GP 26.5 MIN 11 PTS 4 REB 2.1 AST 2 STL 0.4 BLK 1.4 TO 42.3 FG% 88.7 FT% 33.7 3PT%), M. Evans G (23 GP 24.3 MIN 10.3 PTS 1.9 REB 3 AST 1.4 STL 0.1 BLK 2.7 TO 37.4 FG% 77.3 FT% 38.1 3PT%).
Dayton Flyers vs VCU Rams Betting Predictions
Dayton is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
VCU is 7-13 ATS in their last 20 games.
Dayton Flyers vs VCU Rams Betting Picks
There is no doubt that the Flyers hold the key to this game with their strong defensive and powerful shooting unit. The college basketball betting lines are clearly intact for Dayton to win.
Moneyline: Dayton Flyers -167, VCU Rams +153.
ATS: Look for a spread of -3.5 for the Flyers and +3.5 for the Rams.
Totals: Over 144.5 is out for Dayton and under 114.5 is out for VCU.
Score Prediction: 76-75, Dayton Flyers.