The UIC Flames (3-6) will be at home in UIC Pavilion when they take on the Dartmouth Big Green (3-4). The Over/Under (O/U) for the game opened at 144.5 points with UIC set as a 7-point favorite. Tip-off is scheduled for 8 p.m. ET on Friday, December 15, 2017.
Dartmouth Big Green vs. UIC Flames Betting Preview
The Big Green defeated the Maine Black Bears in their last contest, 73-66. Taylor Johnson was the games leading scorer with 29 points on 11-for-13 shooting. Dartmouth dominated nearly every stat category in the game. They had an offensive rebounding percentage of 25.9 (above their season average of 24.4) and an effective field goal percentage of 0.620 (above their season average of 0.518). Maine was 13.8 and 0.519, respectively, for those same stats.
In the Flames last game, they were defeated by the DePaul Blue Demons, 65-55. Dominique Matthews led UIC in scoring with 13 points on 4-for-10 shooting. DePaul forced the Flames into a turnover percentage of 23.1 (above their season average of 19.2). UIC, on the other hand, did a great job of getting and making free throws (19-25; 76.0 percent).
This contest should be a matchup of opposite tempos. UIC ranks 57th in possessions per game (73.5) while Dartmouth is 284th (67.9) dating back to the 2016-17 season.
Dartmouth Big Green vs. UIC Flames ATS Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Dartmouth, ATS Winner – Dartmouth, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2016-Present):
- UIC ranks 46th in rebounds per game (39.2) while Dartmouth ranks 231st (33.3).
- The Flames rank 15th in blocks per game (5.5) while the Big Green rank 177th (2.2).
- UIC ranks 50th in three pointers allowed per game (19.4) while Dartmouth ranks 96th (20.7).