VCU vs Dayton: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 5, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 5, 2021

The Dayton Flyers (14-8) visit the VCU Rams (17-6) as 4-point underdogs after Ibi Watson scored 25 points in the Flyers 84-72 victory over Rhode Island. The game airs on NBCS at 3:30 PM ET on Friday, March 5, 2021. The point total for the matchup is set at 134.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 5, 2021, 1:19 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

VCU Betting Information

  • VCU is over .500 against the spread this season with a record of 11-10-1.
  • The Rams have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 4 points, going 6-7 this season.
  • In 36.4% of their games this season (8/22), the Rams and their opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • The Rams lost to Davidson 65-57 and failed to cover the spread as 3-point underdogs, while falling short of the 131 point total in their last outing on Saturday. Jamir Watkins scored a team-high 14 points in the loss.

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

VCU Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Nah’Shon Hyland 21 19.2 4.4 2.0 2.0 0.2 3.0
Vince Williams 23 11.1 5.2 2.2 1.1 0.2 1.7
Jamir Watkins 23 7.3 2.7 0.7 0.9 0.3 0.8
Levi Stockard III 22 6.7 2.2 0.5 0.6 0.4 0.0
Adrian Baldwin Jr. 23 6.6 3.3 4.4 2.2 0.0 0.5

Dayton Betting Information

  • Dayton has consistently covered the spread this season with a record ATS of 12-10.
  • For the 12th time this season, the Flyers are at least a 4-point underdog, where they have a record of 5-6 against the spread.
  • 45.5% of Dayton’s 22 games this season have stayed under the over/under.
  • The Flyers defeated Rhode Island 84-72 and covered the spread as 4-point favorites, while hitting the over on the 138 point total on Thursday in their most recent game. Watson put up a team-high 25 points to power them to the victory.

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

Dayton Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jalen Crutcher 22 18.0 3.7 5.0 0.8 0.0 2.0
Ibi Watson 22 16.0 4.0 1.8 0.4 0.3 2.7
Mustapha Amzil 17 10.2 5.5 1.2 0.6 0.5 1.4
Rodney Chatman 11 8.1 2.6 4.0 1.7 0.2 0.5
Jordy Tshimanga 21 6.6 7.9 0.6 0.4 0.6 0.0

Total Facts

  • VCU’s games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Friday’s matchup total (134.5 points) in 52.2% of opportunities (12 out of 23 matchups).
  • 10 Dayton games this year (45.5% of its matchups) finished with a final score greater than Friday’s point total of 134.5 points.
  • The Rams average 72.3 points per game against the Flyers’ 70.3, amounting to 8.1 points over the matchup’s total of 134.5.
  • The 132.6 points per game these two teams surrender to opponents on average this season are 1.9 fewer than the 134.5 over/under in this contest.
  • This season, the average total for Rams games is 137.5 points, 3.0 more than the over/under of 134.5 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 3.2 points fewer than the average over/under in Flyers games this season (137.7 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/9/2021 VCU Dayton -2.5 133.5 -148 +120 Regular Season 76-67 VCU
1/23/2021 VCU VCU -6 135.5 -275 +215 Regular Season 66-43 VCU
2/18/2020 Dayton VCU -3 143 -157 +130 Regular Season 66-61 DAYTON
1/14/2020 Dayton Dayton -8 137.5 -399 +297 Regular Season 79-65 DAYTON
2/16/2019 N/A Dayton N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 69-68 VCU
1/16/2019 N/A VCU N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 76-71 VCU

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