|2014 March Madness Elite 8 Odds & Total: Dayton vs. Florida|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Saturday, 29 March 2014 11:00|
Dayton vs. Florida Odds
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Florida is the clear favorite in this game, as the Gators have odds of -10.5 points against Dayton. The over/under total for the game has been set at 132.5 points (View Matchup). These two have no recent meetings.
Florida is now 18-14-1 against the spread and the Gators have hit the under 21 times. Florida is now riding a 29-game win streak with its 79-68 win over UCLA in the regional semifinal. The Gators have been outstanding on defense this tournament and they held the Bruins to 3 of 18 shooting from 3-point land while earning a 40-30 edge on the glass. Florida went on to shoot 29 of 58 in the win and added in eight 3-pointers. Michael Frazier II led Florida with 19 points and six rebounds while Kasey Hill came off the bench to give Florida six points, six rebounds and 10 assists.
Dayton is 20-12 against the spread and the Flyers have hit the over 17 times. Dayton has made this improbable run to the Elite 8 thanks to an 82-72 win over No. 11 Stanford on Thursday. The Flyers were in control most of the game, leading by 13 in the first half and keeping Stanford at a distance from there. Dayton shot 28 of 58 from the floor in the win, recording 19 assists on the 28 field goals. Stanford was held to just 22 of 58 shooting from the floor and 5 of 21 from 3-point land. The Flyers were led by Jordan Sibert, who had 18 points while Devin Oliver added 12 points and seven rebounds.
These two will face off in the Elite 8 of the South Region, today at 6:09PM ET on TBS. The game will be held from the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tenn.