Saturday, February 20, 2016
University of Dayton Arena
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The St. Bonaventure Bonnies travel to University of Dayton Arena to play the Dayton Flyers on Saturday, February 20, 2016. The opening line for this game has Dayton as 8 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
The Bonnies come into this game with an overall record of 17-7 and a road record of 6-5. They are 11-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-9. The Flyers have an overall record of 21-4 and a home record of 13-1. They have an over/under record of 10-13 and they are 12-12 against the spread.
Marcus Posley comes into this contest averaging 18.7 points per game while playing 36.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Bonnies. He pulls down 3.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Jaylen Adams averages 17.9 points per game in 37 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5 assists per contest and 3.4 rebounds per game for St. Bonaventure. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Charles Cooke averages 16 points per game while playing 30.9 minutes per contest this year for the Flyers. He grabs 6.3 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 71%. Dyshawn Pierre averages 13.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.7 rebounds per contest and 2.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 84%.
St. Bonaventure averages 76.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 89th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 169th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 93rd in the country. They average 35.6 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per game which ranks them 194th and 135th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 87th with 11.8 per game. The Bonnies allow 71.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 154th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 140th and 47th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.5 rebounds a game which ranks 207th and they give up 14.3 assists per contest which puts them in 249th place in the country. They force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 97th in the Division 1.
Dayton averages 74 points per game this year which ranks them 139th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 9.4 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 36th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 133rd in the nation. They average 38.4 rebounds per game and 15.3 assists per contest which ranks them 63rd and 53rd respectively. In the turnover department the Flyers rank 197th with 13 per game. The Flyers allow 64.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 39th and 209th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.6 rebounds a game which ranks 41st and they give up 12.8 assists per contest which puts them in 150th place in the nation. The Flyers force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 210th in college basketball.
The Bonnies average 75 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 68 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 1.1 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 1.3 per contest. The Bonnies have an offensive rating of 109.9 and they assist on 53.4% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. St. Bonaventure turns the ball over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.4% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.5%. The Bonnies give up 73.9 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 66.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Flyers score 75.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 71.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -1.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 14.3 points per game. The Flyers have a rating on offense of 108 and 59% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.2 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Dayton turns it over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.1% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.2%. The Flyers give up 61.1 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 73 points per game in their past 3 contests.
St. Bonaventure Bonnies Betting Trends
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies are 11-8 against the spread
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies are 11-9 against the over/under
Dayton Flyers Betting Trends
The Dayton Flyers are 12-12 against the spread
The Dayton Flyers are 10-13 against the over/under
St. Bonaventure Bonnies Injuries
12/05/15 G Courtney Stockard Toe out indefinitely
Dayton Flyers Injuries
11/13/15 F Josh Cunningham Eligibility out for season
02/19/16 F Kendall Pollard Knee "?" Saturday vs. St. Bonaventure
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