Where: William D. Mullins Memorial Center, Amherst, MA
When: Saturday, February 15, 12:30 PM. ET.
The UMass Minutemen will be going for their second consecutive win when they take on the Dayton Flyers on Saturday afternoon.
Flyers Trying To Stay Perfect In Conference PlayThe Flyers have won all 11 games they have played against Atlantic 10 opponents this season, leaving them sitting on top of the conference standings, 1.5 games ahead of the Rhode Island Rams. They will be going for their 12th consecutive conference win and 14th in a row when they play the Minutemen on Saturday.
Dayton is one of the best offensive teams in the country, averaging 81.6 points per game. The team is shooting 52 percent from the field and 36 percent from three-point range. They finished with 81 points in their last game and will need another solid offensive performance to beat the Minutemen.
Obi Toppin led the way for the Flyers with 22 points and 10 rebounds. Jalen Crutcher finished with 21 points and six rebounds, while Trey Landers added 10 points and 14 rebounds for the Flyers.
Dayton has also done a good job defensively, giving up 65.7 points per game. They gave up 67 points in their last game and will need another solid defensive effort if they want to get past the Minutemen.
Minutemen Going For Fourth Consecutive Home WinThe Minutemen have struggled this season, but the team is playing well at the moment, especially at home where they have won their last three games. They will be trying to pick up their second win in a row and fourth consecutive home game when they face the Flyers on Saturday.
As we shift our focus to No. 6 Dayton, take a final look back at yesterday's win over George Mason ⬇️— UMass Basketball (@UMassBasketball) February 10, 2020
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UMass isn’t a very good offensive team, averaging 69.5 points per game. The team is shooting 43 percent from the field and 33 percent from three-point range. They finished with 69 points in their last game and will need a better performance to beat the Flyers.
Preston Santos led the way for the Minutemen with 17 points and five rebounds. Tre Mitchell finished with 16 points and five rebounds, while Sean East II added 12 points and five rebounds for the Minutemen.
UMass hasn’t played well defensively, giving up 72.9 points per game. They gave up 67 points in their last game and will need a similar effort to get past the Flyers on Saturday.
The top supporting trends for this game, found on Oddsshark.com, are: Dayton is:
- 13-10-1 ATS in their last 24 games.
- 5-4 ATS in their last 9 games.
The top supporting trends for this game, found on Oddsshark.com, are: UMass is:
- 3-5-1 ATS in their last 9 games.