Another game this Saturday evening as we wind down the NCAA Basketball 2015-16 Regular season, with March Madness beginning in just 2 weeks, we have 2 Atlantic 10 rivals with the 22-8 VCU Rams (1st in Atlantic 10) playing the 23-6 Dayton Flyers (3rd in Atlantic 10) with the tip-off scheduled for 8 PM ET with the game being played at University of Dayton Arena in Dayton, Ohio with the game seen on CBSSN.
The Rams of Virginia Commonwealth this past Wednesday took the top spot in the Atlantic 10 with their strong win over Davidson. With that win the VCU Rams will at least share the conference Title. Thus in this game Saturday evening VCU will seek a win and become the Atlantic 10 champions with this top ranked game between these 2 rivals this Saturday evening,
For the fans of the 22-8 VCU Rams (14-3 Atlantic 10) you know your team increased their streak of wins to 2 game with 10 point advantage in b eating the Wildcats of Davidson 70-60. The Rams performed well as for the entire 2nd half they lead in the game. Plus they had 3 players on the team that scored in double figures as the Rams in their ultimate 6 games have won 5 of them.
The comeback by the Rams offense as of late was a result of the team averaging in their ultimate 5 wins some 78.9 points. That certainly is higher than their average of 76.5 points each game, The put on a offensive display on Wednesday as they were able complete some 51 percent of their shots from the field. Now the Rams will seek to secure a seed in the forthcoming March Madness Tournament as they take on Dayton on Saturday. If VCU is to get that seed they will need another stellar performance from M. Cox whom in their win over Davidson he scored some 19 points and had 9 rebounds and 5 blocks. Their team leader Cox has had a great season to date averaging some 11 points with 5.4 rebounds and 1.9 blocks each game this 2015-16 NCA BB Season.
The VCU team comes into this game with confidence playing the Flyers, sine lately in their ultimate 4 games they have won 3 of those games, but this will be the 1st time this season they have played each other. The Rams in their ultimate 10 games on the road VCU is with 6 wins and 4 losses straight up.
If you Bet on College basketball at the SBG sportsbook they you know your team the 23-6 Dayton Flyers (13-4 Atlantic 10) came back to the win column this past Tuesday as they beat the Richmond team 85-84 and that was a big win for the team, after their loss to Rhode Island the previous game 75-66. With that win over Richmond the Flyers kept their hopes of winning the Atlantic 10 title alive, as now they are only 1 game back of the VCU Rams.
As that game with Richmond seemed as if there was an upset in the making as the Richmond team took the lead in the 2nd half with some 10:40 minutes remaining, but their coach at the helm E. Miller pumped up and inspired S. Smith to save this game as he came back and scored 25 of his total 27 points in the game in the 2nd half of the game, and that was the drove the Dayton Flyers so desperately needed in that game.
It appeared that Smith who has been a important factor in the team’s offensive success to date as each game to date this season he has had 4.2 assists, 3.5 rebounds and some 12.2 points to date. In the game with Richmond Smith and his two teammates of C. Cooke and D. Pierre added support with Pierre scoring some 16 points and 11 rebounds and Cook has 21 points with 4-3 pointers.
The Dayton Flyers will seek a big win over Richmond and apply the same type of game Saturday when taking on the VCU Rams. The Dayton team will also be seeking that their bench come forward and step up their performance as in that Tuesday game they only accumulated some 6 points.
The Flyers will look to sustain the momentum of that huge win when they take on VCU tonight. For the Flyers to end their regular season winning, they will need to find a way to reduce turnovers. Dayton had some 13 turnovers in their game at Richmond. The Flyers also need their bench to step up their play. Their reserves scored just seven points on Tuesday. The Dayton Flyers in their ultimate 10 games at home are with 8 wins and 2 losses straight up.
The online betting prediction for this heated rivalry game between the Atlantic 10 VCU Rams playing the Dayton Flyers and the Rams will overcome the Flyers and win the game 83-80!