The Dayton Flyers (3-0) go head-to-head with the Georgia Bulldogs (4-0) in the Maui Invitational at Lahaina Civic Center. The game will air on ESPN2 at 2:30 p.m. ET on Monday, November 25, 2019.
Georgia Bulldogs vs. Dayton Flyers ATS Prediction
The Bulldogs will be hoping for a similar result after defeating the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in their last game, 82-78. The Bulldogs made 22 of their 31 free throws (71.0 percent) and had a better turnover percentage (14.3 vs. 17.4). With 26 points on 11-for-20 shooting, Rayshaun Hammonds led Georgia in scoring.
In the Flyers’ previous game, they easily got past the Omaha Mavericks, 93-68. The Flyers had a much better turnover percentage (12.4 vs. 19.0) and had a better free throw rate (0.141 vs. 0.102). Obi Toppin was the top scorer from either team with 21 points on 8-for-11 shooting from the field.
Dayton figures to have the edge on the offensive side of the ball. The Flyers rank 41st in offensive efficiency, while the Bulldogs rank 251st in defensive efficiency dating back to last season. Additionally, the Bulldogs, who rank ninth in free throw attempt (FTA) rate (0.291), will face a difficult test against the Flyers, who rank ninth in opponents’ FTA rate (0.168).
Georgia vs. Dayton Odds Pick
Prediction: ATS Winner – Georgia
Georgia ranks 16th in blocks per game (4.9) while Dayton ranks 218th (2.6).
The Flyers rank 44th in steals allowed per game (5.4) while the Bulldogs rank 234th (7.1).
Georgia ranks 40th in rebounds per game (38.4) while Dayton ranks 214th (34.7).
The Flyers rank eighth in assists per game (16.9) while the Bulldogs rank 131st (13.8).
Georgia ranks 235th in three pointers attempted per game (20.7) while Dayton ranks 287th (19.3).