Nevada vs Dayton Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - NCAA Tournament First Round

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Nevada vs Dayton Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - NCAA Tournament First Round

The No. 10 seed Nevada Wolf Pack (26-7) and the No. 7 seed Dayton Flyers (24-7) will meet in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday at 4:30 PM ET. The contest airs on TBS.

Before you place your bet on this game at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Nevada vs. Dayton Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Thursday, March 21, 2024
  • Game Time: 4:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: TBS
  • Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Arena: Delta Center

Nevada vs. Dayton Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Dayton win (55.4%)

If you plan to place a wager on Nevada-Dayton matchup (in which Nevada is a 1.5-point favorite and the total has been set at 136.5 points), below are some betting insights and trends for Thursday's game.

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Nevada vs. Dayton: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Nevada has won 21 games against the spread this season, while failing to cover 11 times.
  • Dayton has won 16 games against the spread this year, while failing to cover 15 times.
  • Dayton covers the spread when it is a 1.5-point underdog or more 83.3% of the time. That's more often than Nevada covers as a favorite of 1.5 or more (62.5%).
  • Against the spread, the Wolf Pack have played worse when playing at home, covering 10 times in 16 home games, and eight times in 11 road games.
  • The Flyers have performed better against the spread away (7-4-0) than at home (6-9-0) this season.

Nevada vs. Dayton: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Nevada has been chosen as the moneyline favorite in 23 games this year and has walked away with the win 19 times (82.6%) in those games.
  • This season, the Wolf Pack have been victorious 19 times in 23 chances when named as a favorite of at least -113 or shorter on the moneyline.
  • Dayton has won 66.7% of the games this season it was the underdog on the moneyline (4-2).
  • The Flyers have a record of 3-2 when they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of -106 or longer (60%).
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies Nevada has a 53.1% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.

Nevada vs. Dayton Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Nevada is outscoring opponents by 9.3 points per game with a +309 scoring differential overall. It puts up 76.4 points per game (97th in college basketball) and allows 67.1 per outing (48th in college basketball).
  • Jarod Lucas ranks 91st in the country with a team-high 17.8 points per game.
  • Dayton has a +262 scoring differential, topping opponents by 8.4 points per game. It is putting up 74.7 points per game, 146th in college basketball, and is allowing 66.3 per outing to rank 29th in college basketball.
  • Dayton's leading scorer, Daron Holmes, ranks 28th in the country, putting up 20.4 points per game.
  • The Wolf Pack rank 232nd in college basketball at 34.5 rebounds per game. That's 1.8 more than the 32.7 their opponents average.
  • Nick Davidson's 7.3 rebounds per game lead the Wolf Pack and rank 150th in college basketball action.
  • The 33.8 rebounds per game the Flyers accumulate rank 271st in college basketball. Their opponents pull down 32.8.
  • Holmes tops the team with 8.4 rebounds per game (66th in college basketball).
  • Nevada averages 102.6 points per 100 possessions on offense (33rd in college basketball), and gives up 90.0 points per 100 possessions (91st in college basketball).
  • The Flyers' 103.3 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 28th in college basketball, and the 91.6 points they allow per 100 possessions rank 136th in college basketball.

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