Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs. Dayton Flyers Free Prediction 12/16/18

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The Tulsa Golden Hurricane (8-3) go head-to-head against the Dayton Flyers (5-4) at Mohegan Sun Arena. Action begins at 3:30 p.m. ET on Sunday, December 16, 2018, and can be seen on CBS Sports Network.

Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs. Dayton Flyers ATS Odds

Both teams defeated their last opponent. The Flyers defeated the North Florida Ospreys 78-70, while the Golden Hurricane beat the Alcorn State Braves 73-56.

Tulsa played a perfect game. They had a free throw rate of 0.408 and a turnover percentage of 17.1. For those same stats, Alcorn State was 0.184 and 25.9, respectively. Dayton, on the other hand, played a nearly flawless game. They had a turnover percentage of 7.7 and a free throw rate of 0.350. For those same stats, North Florida was 13.7 and 0.211, respectively. Dayton’s Obi Toppin led the way, contributing 18 points and 10 rebounds. Tulsa, meanwhile, was lifted by Sterling Taplin, who finished with 16 points and five assists.

Half-court execution will be critical when a pair of the nation’s slowest-paced teams clash. Dayton ranks 296th in possessions per game (67.4) and Tulsa is 274th (67.9) since last season. Also, the Golden Hurricane, who rank 27th in free throw attempt (FTA) rate (0.301), will square off against the Flyers, who rank 50th in opponents’ FTA rate (0.205).

Tulsa vs. Dayton Betting Pick

Free Prediction: SU Winner – Dayton, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Dayton ranks 35th in assists per game (15.8) while Tulsa ranks 188th (12.5).
  • The Golden Hurricane rank 147th in three pointers attempted per game (22.2) while the Flyers rank 244th (22.6).
  • The Flyers rank 34th in rebounds allowed per game (31.6) while the Golden Hurricane rank 158th (35.3).
  • Dayton ranks 29th in blocks allowed per game (2.4) while Tulsa ranks 136th (3.6).