Dayton vs. Duquesne Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Tuesday, February 13, 2024

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The Dayton Flyers (19-4, 9-2 A-10) will host the Duquesne Dukes (14-9, 4-6 A-10) after victories in 13 straight home games. It starts at 7:00 PM ET on Tuesday, February 13, 2024.

The Flyers are currently healthy 8-point favorites against the Dukes. The over/under is 134 points for the matchup.

Dayton vs. Duquesne Odds

Point Spread for Dayton vs. Duquesne

The spread for this matchup is set at 8 points, with oddsmakers listing Dayton as the favorite.

Dayton vs. Duquesne Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Dayton has -395 odds to pick up the win, while Duquesne is listed at +310 to claim victory.

Dayton vs. Duquesne Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 134 points.

Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Tuesday, February 13, 2024
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: Dayton, Ohio
  • Arena: UD Arena

Dayton vs. Duquesne Betting Trends

Dayton has played 23 games, with 12 wins against the spread. The Flyers have won in 16, or 88.9%, of the 18 contests they have been named as odds-on favorites in this year. Dayton’s games this year have gone over the point total 63.2% of the time (12 out of 19 games with a set point total).

Duquesne has eight wins against the spread in 19 games this season. The Dukes have put together a 2-2 record in games they were listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 50% of those games). Duquesne’s games this season have hit the over seven times in 19 opportunities (36.8%).

Dayton vs. Duquesne Key Players to Watch

Dayton

DaRon Holmes II paces his team in both points (19.4) and rebounds (7.7) per contest, and also puts up 2.5 assists. At the other end, he posts 0.7 steals and 2.2 blocked shots. Nate Santos posts 12.0 points, 6.6 rebounds and 1.5 assists per contest, shooting 49.0% from the field and 43.0% from downtown with 1.5 made 3-pointers per game. Javon Bennett leads his team in assists per game (3.7), and also posts 8.9 points and 2.2 rebounds. At the other end, he averages 1.3 steals and 0.1 blocked shots. Koby Brea is averaging 10.5 points, 1.1 assists and 3.9 rebounds per game.

Duquesne

Jimmy Clark III is the Dukes’ top assist man (3.7 per game), and he delivers 14.9 points and 3.3 rebounds. Dae Dae Grant is posting a team-best 17.3 points per contest. And he is delivering 3.7 rebounds and 2.2 assists, making 36.8% of his shots from the floor and 32.7% from 3-point range, with 2.6 triples per game. Fousseyni Drame is the Dukes’ top rebounder (5.9 per game), and he posts 7.8 points and 1.1 assists. David Dixon gives the Dukes 7.0 points, 4.7 rebounds and 0.5 assists per game. He also posts 1.0 steal and 1.8 blocked shots.

What you need to know about the Dayton Flyers

Dayton is 6-5-0 ATS in conference games this season. The Flyers own a top-25 defense this year, ranking 19th-best in college basketball with 64.3 points allowed per game. Offensively, they rank 189th with 73.8 points scored per contest. When it comes to rebounding, things are clicking for Dayton, who is pulling down rebounds per game (best in college basketball) and allowing rebounds per contest (best).

The Flyers post 77.8 points per game when playing at home, compared to 68.3 points per game away from home, a difference of 9.5 points per contest. Dayton ranks seventh-best in college basketball with a three-point shooting percentage of 39.5%. It ranks 31st in college basketball by draining 9.3 three-pointers per contest. The Flyers are giving up 7.2 treys per game (209th-ranked in college basketball). They are allowing opposing teams to shoot 31.0% (44th-ranked) from beyond the arc.

The Flyers have gone 8-2 in their past 10 contests, with a 5-5 record against the spread during that span. Four of Dayton’s last 10 contests have hit the over. On the offensive side of the ball, Dayton has had a hard time putting the ball in the basket over its last 10 games, scoring 73.2 points per contest over that stretch compared to the 73.8 it has put up over the course of this season. Dayton’s defense has been tougher as of late, as the team has allowed 63.2 points per game during its last 10 compared to the 64.3 points per game its opponents average this season.

What you need to know about the Duquesne Dukes

Duquesne has compiled a 5-5-0 record against the spread in conference play this season. The Dukes are 234th in the country in points scored (72.1 per game) and 72nd in points allowed (67.7). On the boards, Duquesne is best in the country in rebounds ( per game). It is best in rebounds allowed ( per game).

In 2023-24 the Dukes are scoring 5.3 fewer points per game at home (69.1) than on the road (74.4). At 7.7 made 3-pointers per game and shooting 32.8% from beyond the arc, Duquesne is 156th and 230th in the nation, respectively, in those categories. Defensively, the Dukes are 82nd in the country in 3-pointers conceded per game at 6.1. They are 145th in 3-point percentage allowed at 33.2%.

The Dukes are 5-5 against the spread and 5-5 overall over their last 10 contests. In its past 10 contests, Duquesne has hit the over twice. In its last 10 games, Duquesne is putting up 66.5 points per game, 5.6 fewer points than its season average (72.1). In their past 10 games, the Dukes are ceding 65.9 points per contest, 1.8 fewer points than their season average (67.7).

Dayton vs. Duquesne Prediction & Pick

Our prediction to win this contest is Dayton, and we expect that Dayton will cover the spread (Dayton -8). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 134 points.

How to bet Dayton vs. Duquesne

You can bet on Dayton vs. Duquesne at every legal online sportsbook. For more college basketball odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals, check out the latest NCAA lines as well as our guide to the best college basketball betting sites.

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WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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