Saturday, February 27, 2016
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The UMass Minutemen travel to Reilly Center to play the St. Bonaventure Bonnies on Saturday, February 27, 2016. The opening line for this game has St. Bonaventure as 11 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The Minutemen come into this game with an overall record of 12-15 and a road record of 3-7. They are 7-12 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-12. The Bonnies have an overall record of 19-7 and a home record of 12-2. They have an over/under record of 12-10 and they are 12-9 against the spread.
Trey Davis comes into this contest averaging 18.5 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Minutemen. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Donte Clark averages 17.3 points per game in 31.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.5 assists per contest and 3.8 rebounds per game for UMass. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Jaylen Adams averages 18.7 points per game while playing 37.1 minutes per contest this year for the Bonnies. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per game and has 5.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 89%. Marcus Posley averages 18.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.5 rebounds per contest and 3.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
UMass averages 74.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 129th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -2.3 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 215th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 256th in the country. They average 36.1 rebounds per game and 14.6 assists per game which ranks them 161st and 88th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 187th with 12.9 per game. The Minutemen allow 76.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 280th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 161st and 54th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.1 rebounds a game which ranks 287th and they give up 15.1 assists per contest which puts them in 302nd place in the country. They force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 180th in the Division 1.
St. Bonaventure averages 76.5 points per game this year which ranks them 84th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 5.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 181st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 75th in the nation. They average 35.7 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per contest which ranks them 180th and 145th respectively. In the turnover department the Bonnies rank 76th with 11.6 per game. The Bonnies allow 71.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 157th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 121st and 35th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.9 rebounds a game which ranks 231st and they give up 14.2 assists per contest which puts them in 250th place in the nation. The Bonnies force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 92nd in college basketball.
The Minutemen average 72.8 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 64.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -5.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -7 per contest. The Minutemen have an offensive rating of 101.5 and they assist on 56.1% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 72.2 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. UMass turns the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.6% while their offensive rebound percentage is 27.1%. The Minutemen give up 78.1 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 71.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Bonnies score 77.5 ppg at home and they have averaged 74.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 1.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 8.2 points per game. The Bonnies have a rating on offense of 110.1 and 52.8% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.2 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. St. Bonaventure turns it over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 31.4%. The Bonnies give up 69.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 73 points per game in their past 3 contests.
UMass Minutemen Betting Trends
The UMass Minutemen are 7-12 against the spread
The UMass Minutemen are 9-12 against the over/under
St. Bonaventure Bonnies Betting Trends
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies are 12-9 against the spread
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies are 12-10 against the over/under
UMass Minutemen Injuries
01/21/16 F Malik Hines Foot out for season
St. Bonaventure Bonnies Injuries
12/05/15 G Courtney Stockard Toe out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take UMass
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