Saint Louis vs Dayton: Men’s College Basketball Betting Odds and Picks – February 19, 2021

Posted on February 19, 2021 - Last Updated on March 5, 2021

The Saint Louis Billikens (10-3) will attempt to continue a four-game winning streak when they visit the Dayton Flyers (10-5) on Friday, February 19, 2021 at University of Dayton Arena as 5.5-point favorites. The contest airs at 7:00 PM ET on ESPN2. The point total in the matchup is set at 137.5.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 19, 2021, 2:16 AM ET.

Betting Odds

Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Saint Louis -5.5 -112 -110 137.5 -113 -108

Keys to the Game for Saint Louis

  • The Billikens have covered the spread more often than not this season, going 9-4 against the spread.
  • When they play as at least 5.5-point favorites, the Billikens have an ATS record of 6-3.
  • The Billikens usually hit the over, covering the point total in 8 out of 13 games (61.5%).

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Saint Louis Leaders

  • Javonte Perkins leads the Billikens in scoring, tallying 17.9 points per game to go with 3.3 rebounds and 2.1 assists.
  • Jordan Goodwin is the Billikens leading rebounder, pulling down 10.6 per game, while Yuri Collins is their best passer, distributing 6.4 assists in each contest.
  • Gibson Jimerson leads his teammates on the Billikens with 2.3 made threes per contest.
  • Goodwin and Hasahn French lead the Billikens on the defensive end, with Goodwin leading the team in steals averaging 1.9 per game and French in blocks averaging 1.3 per contest.

Keys to the Game for Dayton

  • Dayton has a winning record against the spread, going 8-7 ATS (covering 53.3% of the time).
  • The Flyers have fared well as a 5.5-point underdog, going 3-2 against the spread when they are at least 5.5-point underdogs.
  • Dayton has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 53.3% of matchups this season (8 out of 15 chances).

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Dayton Leaders

  • Jalen Crutcher’s excellent performances this season give him the top spot on the Flyers scoring and assists leaderboards with 18.9 points per game and 4.8 assists per game.
  • Jordy Tshimanga’s 8.0 rebounds per game paces Dayton’s rebounding effort. He also adds 6.8 points per game.
  • Ibi Watson makes a team-high 2.7 three-pointers per game for the Flyers.
  • Dayton’s Crutcher has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 0.8 per game and Mustapha Amzil is first in blocks with 0.5 per game.

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Flyers (+5.5)

Pick OU:
Over (137.5)

Prediction: Saint Louis 72, Dayton 67

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Head to Head

The Flyers lead the last five head-to-head matchups 4-1 over the Billikens. The Billikens have beat the spread more often than not against the Flyers, holding a 2-1 record ATS in those head-to-head meetings.

Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.
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