Sunday, February 7, 2016
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The Saint Louis Billikens travel to Reilly Center to play the St. Bonaventure Bonnies on Sunday, February 7, 2016. The opening line for this game has St. Bonaventure as 15 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
The Billikens come into this game with an overall record of 8-13 and a road record of 2-4. They are 4-13 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-10. The Bonnies have an overall record of 14-6 and a home record of 9-2. They have an over/under record of 10-6 and they are 10-5 against the spread.
Achraf Yacoubou comes into this contest averaging 12.2 points per game while playing 30.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Billikens. He pulls down 5.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 53%. Mike Crawford averages 10.9 points per game in 26.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 3.1 rebounds per game for Saint Louis. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Marcus Posley averages 19.1 points per game while playing 36.5 minutes per contest this year for the Bonnies. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per game and has 3.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 86%. Jaylen Adams averages 18.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 5.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 88%.
Saint Louis averages 66.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 300th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -5.8 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 256th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 290th in the country. They average 32.8 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per game which ranks them 299th and 133rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 249th with 13.6 per game. The Billikens allow 72 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 175th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 164th and 110th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.8 rebounds a game which ranks 222nd and they give up 13.7 assists per contest which puts them in 210th place in the country. They force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 157th in the Division 1.
St. Bonaventure averages 78 points per game this year which ranks them 59th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 5.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 139th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 96th in the nation. They average 36 rebounds per game and 14.1 assists per contest which ranks them 176th and 111th respectively. In the turnover department the Bonnies rank 45th with 11.2 per game. The Bonnies allow 72.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 183rd in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 154th and 44th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.6 rebounds a game which ranks 214th and they give up 14.3 assists per contest which puts them in 250th place in the nation. The Bonnies force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 115th in college basketball.
The Billikens average 60.7 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 63.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -14.4 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -12 per contest. The Billikens have an offensive rating of 94.8 and they assist on 62.2% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.7 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Saint Louis turns the ball over an average of 17.8 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 47.1% while their offensive rebound percentage is 21.2%. The Billikens give up 75.1 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 75.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Bonnies score 79.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 81 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 6 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 9.2 points per game. The Bonnies have a rating on offense of 111.4 and 53.4% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70.1 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 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. St. Bonaventure turns it over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.6% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 31.5%. The Bonnies give up 70.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 75 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Saint Louis Billikens Betting Trends
The Saint Louis Billikens are 4-13 against the spread
The Saint Louis Billikens are 7-10 against the over/under
St. Bonaventure Bonnies Betting Trends
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies are 10-5 against the spread
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies are 10-6 against the over/under
Saint Louis Billikens Injuries
02/06/16 F Milik Yarbrough Concussion "?" Sunday vs. St. Bonaventure
01/20/16 C Austin Gillmann Foot out indefinitely
St. Bonaventure Bonnies Injuries
12/05/15 G Courtney Stockard Toe out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Saint Louis
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