The Oklahoma Sooners (4-1) clash with the Dayton Flyers (4-1) in the Battle 4 Atlantis at Imperial Arena at Atlantis Resort. The game gets underway at 11:30 a.m. ET on Friday, November 23, 2018.
Oklahoma Sooners vs. Dayton Flyers ATS Odds
Both teams were beaten in their last game. The Flyers were beaten by the fourth-ranked Virginia Cavaliers, 66-59, while the Sooners were blown out by the 25th-ranked Wisconsin Badgers, 78-58.
Oklahoma had a better offensive rebounding percentage (28.1 vs. 31.3) while Dayton held Virginia to an effective field goal percentage of 0.500 (below their season average of 0.617). Jalen Crutcher played well for Dayton, finishing with 11 points and seven assists. Meanwhile, Oklahoma was lifted by Christian James, who recorded 18 points.
Games featuring the Sooners have a tendency to go under the total (75.0 percent). Oklahoma heads into the game with records of 4-1 straight up (SU) and 3-0-1 against the spread (ATS).
Games involving the Flyers also have typically gone under the total (75.0 percent). Additionally, Dayton owns records of 4-1 SU and 2-2 ATS.
The sharp-shooting offense of Dayton will go head-to-head against the mid-tier defense of Oklahoma. Dating back to the 2017-18 season, the Flyers offense ranks 24th in effective field goal percentage (0.557), while the Oklahoma defense ranks 198th in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.506). The Flyers should have the advantage on that end of the court. This game should be a showdown of contrasting paces. The up-tempo Sooners rank seventh in possessions per game, while the more half-court oriented Flyers rank 293rd.
Oklahoma vs. Dayton Pick
Pick: SU Winner – Dayton, ATS Winner – Dayton, O/U – Over