The Dayton Flyers (20-10, 12-5 A-10) go up against the Saint Louis Billikens (19-11, 11-6) on Friday at Chaifetz Arena. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET (ESPN2/ESPN+). Below, we analyze Tipico Sportsbook’s lines around the Dayton vs. Saint Louis odds, and make our expert college basketball picks, predictions and bets.
The Flyers defeated La Salle 77-53 to cover as 14-point home favorites on Tuesday. Dayton has won 7 of its last 10 games.
The Billikens were unable to cover as 7-point road underdogs in Tuesday’s 79-67 loss to VCU. Saint Louis has gone 5-5 in its last 10 games.
This will be the 2nd meeting between the teams this season. The Flyers won 70-56 on Feb. 10 as 5-point home favorites while the 136,5 Under connected.
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Dayton at Saint Louis odds
Provided by Tipico Sportsbook; access USA TODAY Sports Scores and Sports Betting Odds hub for a full list. Lines last updated at 8:21 a.m. ET.
- Moneyline (ML): Dayton -125 (bet $125 to win $100) | Saint Louis -105 (bet $105 to win $100)
- Against the spread (ATS): Dayton -1.5 (-105) | Saint Louis +1.5 (-115)
- Over/Under (O/U): 137.5 (O: -110 | U: -110)
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Dayton at Saint Louis picks and predictions
Saint Louis 73, Dayton 69
With the Billikens posting a 14-3 record at home this season, SAINT LOUIS (-105) feels like the correct choice here.
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SAINT LOUIS +1.5 (-115) is the pick with the moneyline potentially having more value with it being a small spread. The Flyers are a mediocre 5-5 on the road and 4-4 ATS as road favorites this season.
The home team is 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings and the underdog is 29-12 ATS in the last 41 meetings between these programs.
Even with Dayton playing at a slower pace, OVER 137.5 (-110) is the bet in this matchup. The teams combined average 144.9 points per game and they both are hitting 35% or more of their 3-point attempts.
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