VCU Rams vs. Dayton Flyers: 2/9/2021 Matchup Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on February 9, 2021

The VCU Rams (10-4) are favored (-1.5) to extend a three-game win streak when they visit the Dayton Flyers (10-3) at 5:00 PM ET on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at University of Dayton Arena. The contest airs on CBS Sports. The over/under for the matchup is set at 132.5.

Betting Information

VCU vs Dayton Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
VCU -1.5 -112 -110 132.5 -109 -113 -125 102

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Total Facts

  • The Rams and their opponents have scored at least 132.5 points — this matchup’s over/under — in eight of 14 games (57.1%) this season.
  • Dayton and its opponents have combined to score at least 132.5 points in 46.2% of their games this season (six of 13 opportunities).
  • The Rams and the Flyers combine to average 9.7 more points per game than the over/under of 132.5 set for this game.
  • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 2.6 fewer points per game (129.9) than this game’s total of 132.5 points.
  • The Rams average point total in matchups this season is 137.2, 4.7 points higher than the total in this game.
  • The average point total for the Flyers this year is 2.3 points higher than this game’s over/under.

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VCU Betting Information

  • Strong against this spread this season, the Rams have covered seven times in 13 contests.
  • The Rams have posted a winning record of 5-4 against the spread when the spread is -1.5 or bigger.
  • The Rams have typically run under the total this season, reaching the over/under in 4 of 13 games (30.8%).

Dayton Betting Information

  • Dayton has covered the spread in more than half of its outings, going 8-5 ATS.
  • When they play as at least 1.5-point underdogs, the Flyers have a record ATS of 5-2.
  • In the majority of Flyers games this season, the teams have not hit the over (6 out of 13 games, 46.2%).

Head to Head

VCU vs Dayton (Last 5 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/23/2021 VCU -6 135.5 -275 +215 Regular Season 66-43 VCU
2/18/2020 Dayton -3 143 -157 +130 Regular Season 66-61 DAYTON
1/14/2020 Dayton -8 137.5 -399 +297 Regular Season 79-65 DAYTON
2/16/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 69-68 VCU
1/16/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 76-71 VCU

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VCU Leaders

  • The Rams scoring leader is Nah’Shon Hyland, who averages 19.2 per contest to go with 3.7 rebounds and 1.8 assists.
  • Hason Ward leads the Rams in rebounding, averaging 5.2 per game, while Adrian Baldwin Jr. leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 4.7 in each contest.
  • Hyland hits more threes per game than any other member of the Rams, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a rate of 3.2 per game.
  • Hyland and Ward lead VCU on the defensive end, with Hyland leading the team in steals averaging 2.2 per game and Ward in blocks averaging 2.4 per contest.

Dayton Leaders

  • The Flyers’ Jalen Crutcher puts up enough points (19.4 per game) and assists (4.6 per game) to sit atop the squad’s leaderboards.
  • Jordy Tshimanga is at the top of the Dayton rebounding leaderboard with 7.9 rebounds per game. He also notches 6.4 points and tacks on 0.6 assists per game.
  • Ibi Watson is reliable from deep and leads the Flyers with 2.6 made threes per game.
  • Crutcher (0.9 steals per game) and Tshimanga (0.5 blocks per game) lead the Flyers in steals and blocks, respectively.
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