Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Tom Gola Arena
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The St. Bonaventure Bonnies travel to Tom Gola Arena to play the La Salle Explorers on Wednesday, February 17, 2016. The opening line for this game has St. Bonaventure as 11.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
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The Bonnies come into this game with an overall record of 17-6 and a road record of 6-4. They are 11-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-8. The Explorers have an overall record of 5-18 and a home record of 4-8. They have an over/under record of 9-10 and they are 6-14 against the spread.
Marcus Posley comes into this contest averaging 18.6 points per game while playing 36.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Bonnies. He pulls down 3.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is currently at 84%. Jaylen Adams averages 18.2 points per game in 36.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5 assists per contest and 3.5 rebounds per game for St. Bonaventure. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Jordan Price averages 19 points per game while playing 37.3 minutes per contest this year for the Explorers. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 67%. Cleon Roberts averages 12.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 37 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.8 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
St. Bonaventure averages 76.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 78th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 156th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 103rd in the country. They average 36 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per game which ranks them 172nd and 126th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 84th with 11.8 per game. The Bonnies allow 71.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 151st in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 134th and 24th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.3 rebounds a game which ranks 199th and they give up 14.2 assists per contest which puts them in 248th place in the country. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 107th in the Division 1.
La Salle averages 62.6 points per game this year which ranks them 336th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -13 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them sitting in the 319th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 229th in the nation. They average 29 rebounds per game and 12 assists per contest which ranks them 348th and 246th respectively. In the turnover department the Explorers rank 150th with 12.6 per game. The Explorers allow 75.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 256th in the country. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 332nd and 304th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.7 rebounds a game which ranks 270th and they give up 16 assists per contest which puts them in 324th place in the nation. The Explorers force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 217th in college basketball.
The Bonnies average 76.1 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 68.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 1.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 4.7 per contest. The Bonnies have an offensive rating of 110.4 and they assist on 53.3% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 69.2 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% 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 8.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.8% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.9%. The Bonnies give up 74.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 63.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Explorers score 64.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 63.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -18.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of -9.3 points per game. The Explorers have a rating on offense of 95.2 and 54.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 66.6 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they attempt 3 pointers on 44% of their shots. La Salle turns it over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 44.1% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 24.9%. The Explorers give up 73.8 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 82 points per game in their past 3 contests.
St. Bonaventure Bonnies Betting Trends
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies are 11-7 against the spread
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies are 11-8 against the over/under
La Salle Explorers Betting Trends
The La Salle Explorers are 6-14 against the spread
The La Salle Explorers are 9-10 against the over/under
St. Bonaventure Bonnies Injuries
12/05/15 G Courtney Stockard Toe out indefinitely
La Salle Explorers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take St. Bonaventure
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