Saint Louis at St. Bonaventure College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/7/2018
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
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The Saint Louis Billikens travel to Reilly Center to play the St. Bonaventure Bonnies on Wednesday, February 7, 2018. The opening line for this game has St. Bonaventure as 5.5 point favorites.
Saint Louis heads into this matchup with a mark of 13-11. They currently have a point differential of 1.8 as they are averaging 66.9 points per contest while giving up 65.1 per game. St. Bonaventure has an overall record of 16-6. They are averaging 76.6 points per game and surrendering 69.5, good for a point differential of 7.2.
Valuable Saint Louis Billikens Betting Trends
The Saint Louis Billikens are 13-8 against the spread this season
The Saint Louis Billikens are 11-10 against the over/under this year
Important St. Bonaventure Bonnies Betting Trends
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies are 9-10 against the spread this season
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies are 11-8 against the over/under this year
Key Saint Louis Billikens Injuries
12/12/17 F Elliott Welmer Foot is out indefinitely
11/27/17 G Ty Graves Eligibility is out indefinitely
11/16/17 G Adonys Henriquez Undisclosed is out indefinitely
11/16/17 G Jermaine Bishop Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Key St. Bonaventure Bonnies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Javon Bess averages 13.2 points per game while playing 35.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is at 76%. Davell Roby averages 11.3 points per game in 31.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 2.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 37% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Courtney Stockard averages 11 points per game while playing 28.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.9 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 72%. Matt Mobley averages 18.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.9 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
Useful Team Statistics
Saint Louis averages 66.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 313th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 1.8 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 299th. Behind the arc they shoot 31%, which is good for 325th in the country. They average 36.5 rebounds per game and 12.7 assists per game, which ranks them 131st and 251st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 212th with 12.8 per game. The Billikens allow 65.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 25th in Division 1. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 112th and 187th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.3 rebounds a game which ranks 57th and they give up 12.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 134th place in college basketball. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 136th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
St. Bonaventure is 111th in the country with 76.6 points per game this year. They are 160th in D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 7.2. They shoot 40% from 3-point range, which is good for 29th in college basketball. They are 170th in the nation in rebounding with 35.8 boards per game, and 132nd in assists per contest with 14.5. The Bonnies are 306th in turnovers per game with 11.6. The Bonnies surrender 69.5 points per contest, which ranks them 109th in the country. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 90th and 16th in those defensive statistics. They rank 129th with 12.8 assists allowed per contest and 150th with 34.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bonnies are 283rd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.9 per game this season.
The Billikens are 89th in the country in defensive rating with 98.5, and their offensive rating of 101.2 is ranked 251st. They are 334th in college basketball in pace with 65.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 320th. As a unit they are 307th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 286th in D-1. Saint Louis is 167th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 110th in the country.
St. Bonaventure is 307th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.5 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 86th in Division 1. The Bonnies are 110th in the nation in defensive rating with 99.2, and their offensive rating of 109.4 is ranked 82nd. They are 204th in D-1 in pace with 69.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 177th. As a unit they are 127th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 303rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Saint Louis/St. Bonaventure college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take St. Bonaventure -5.5
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