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Dayton vs Wisconsin Pick & Preview: Wednesday, November 23rd Betting Odds
Flyers vs Badgers Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Dayton Flyers at Wisconsin Badgers
- Where: Nassau at Imperial Arena
- Date: Wednesday, November 23rd
- Betting Odds: Dayton -1.5, DAY -123 | WISC +100 O/U 123.0
The Dayton Flyers head into today’s game in what will be their 5th game of the season, posting a record of 3-1. On the road, the Flyers will be playing their 1st game of the season, having gone 0-1. So far, the Flyers have been favored 4 times, going 3-1 straight up. In today’s matchup, the oddsmakers have Dayton as -1.5 point favorites.
Dayton’s leading scorer this season is DaRon Holmes II who is averaging 13.25 points per contest. So far, II has accounted for 20.46% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 6.0 rebounds per game and 3.0 assists. Kobe Elvis is the second leading scorer for the Flyers, averaging 11.25 points per game. Between him and Elvis, they are accounting for 37.8% of the team’s scoring.
Coming into today’s game, Dayton will be looking from some improved play from their offense. Currently, the Flyers are ranked 261st at 69.1 points per game. A major reason for their low scoring mumbers is the fact that they tend to work the clock on offense. This year, they are the 648th ranked team in terms of pace. When looking at their 3-point shooting numbers, Dayton is close to the NCAA average at 36.5%.
Through 3 games, the Wisconsin Badgers have an overall record of 3-0. This will be the team’s 4th straight game at home this year. When looking at the betting lines, Wisconsin will be the betting underdog for the first time this season. Coming into the game, they are +1.5 point underdogs on the spread. Last season, the team went 7-2 as the betting underdog.
Tyler Wahl comes into today’s game as the Badgers’ leading scorer at 14.67 points per contest. Not only has Wahl been key to the team’s scoring efforts, but he is Wisconsin’s top rebounder at 8.0 boards per contest. Behind Wahl, the team has benefited from the strong play of Chucky Hepburn who is second on the team in scoring at 11.0 points per game. Overall, he has hit 32.4% of his shots and is adding 4.0 boards per game.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Wisconsin this season, as they are currently ranked 219th in college basketball at 70.7 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that that have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Badgers’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 31.2%, placing them 410th in the NCAA.
Free Spread Prediction: Wisconsin Badgers +1.5
Our NCAA basketball betting model has identified this game as an excellent opportunity to take the Wisconsin Badgers to cover the spread as the +1.5 point betting underdogs. Throughout the game, look for both Wisconsin and Dayton to focus on working the ball inside, as the team’s are ranked 416th and 423rd, respectively in made 3’s per game. We see this primarily benefiting the Badgers, who have been a profitable school to bet on vs the spread at home. In Wisconsin’s last 10 games at home, they are 6-4 vs the spread. In this spot, we like the Badgers to cover at home.
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