Auburn Tigers vs. Dayton Flyers Betting Odds

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The Dayton Flyers (3-2) will be at home in University of Dayton Arena when they clash against the Auburn Tigers (4-1). Auburn opened as a 3.5-point favorite, while the Over/Under (O/U) for the game has been set at 155 points. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET on Wednesday, November 29, 2017, and it can be seen on CBS Sports Network.

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The Tigers dismantled the Winthrop Eagles in their last matchup, 119-85. Mustapha Heron was the games leading scorer with 31 points on 11-for-17 shooting. Auburn dominated every facet of the game. They had a solid free throw rate of 0.309 (above their season average of 0.293) and an offensive rebounding percentage of 40.7 (above their season average of 34.7). For those same stats, Winthrop was 0.209 and 27.9, respectively. In the Flyers last matchup, they defeated the Akron Zips, 73-60. With 20 points on 7-for-10 shooting, Josh Cunningham was the top scorer from either team. The Flyers, who came into the game averaging an offensive rebounding percentage of 22.2, had a fantastic mark of 34.5 and had an effective field goal percentage of 0.606 (above their season average of 0.528). The physical Dayton offense might be getting to the foul line a lot in this matchup. The Flyers rank 48th in the nation with a free throw attempt (FTA) rate of 0.285, while Auburn ranks 291st in FTA rate allowed (0.280) dating back to last season. In terms of the O/U total, these teams are complete opposites. Auburn games have finished over 66.7 percent of the time, while games featuring Dayton have gone under 60.0 percent of the time. The Tigers have the sizable advantage straight up (SU) (4-1 vs. 3-2), but both teams are close to the .500 mark against the spread (ATS).

Auburn Tigers at Dayton Flyers Prediction

Predictions: SU Winner – Auburn, ATS Winner – Auburn, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2016-Present):

  • The Tigers average 24.5 three pointers per game, which ranks 50th in the NCAA. The Flyers rank 185th in three pointers allowed per game (21.6).
  • Auburn averages 5.2 blocks per game, which ranks 17th in the nation. Dayton ranks 138th in blocks allowed per game (3.4).
  • Dayton averages 15.8 assists per game, which ranks 39th in the nation. Auburn ranks 200th in assists allowed per game (13.8).
  • The Flyers rank 123rd in rebounds allowed per game (34.4) while the Tigers rank 281st (38.0).
  • Dayton ranks fifth in steals allowed per game (4.3) while Auburn ranks 150th (6.2).