St. Bonaventure at Florida College Basketball Picks & Predictions 3/15/2018
Thursday, March 15, 2018
American Airlines Center
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The St. Bonaventure Bonnies head to American Airlines Center to take on the Florida Gators on Thursday, March 15, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Florida as 1 point favorites.
St. Bonaventure comes into this game with an overall record of 24-6. They currently have a point differential of 6.9 as they are averaging 77.5 points per game while giving up 70.6 per contest. Florida has an overall mark of 20-11. They are averaging 76.1 points per contest and giving up 69.4, which is a point differential of 6.6.
Valuable St. Bonaventure Bonnies Betting Trends
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies are 16-14 against the spread this season
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies are 14-13 against the over/under this year
Important Florida Gators Betting Trends
The Florida Gators are 15-15 against the spread this season
The Florida Gators are 13-16 against the over/under this year
Key St. Bonaventure Bonnies Injuries
03/13/18 F Josh Ayeni Knee is questionable Thursday vs Florida
Key Florida Gators Injuries
02/20/18 C John Egbunu Knee is out indefinitely
01/16/18 F Isaiah Stokes ACL is out indefinitely
01/13/18 F Chase Johnson Concussion is out indefinitely
Jaylen Adams averages 19.4 points per contest while playing 37.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 5.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 85%. Matt Mobley averages 18.4 points per contest in 37.5 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.5 assists per game and 5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 42% for the season while his free throw percentage is 87%.
Jalen Hudson scores 15.3 points per contest while playing 26.3 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 3.9 rebounds per contest and has 1.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 67%. Egor Koulechov averages 13.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.6 minutes per game. He also brings in 6.5 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 87%.
Useful Team Statistics
St. Bonaventure averages 77.5 points per contest this year, which is 78th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 6.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 144th. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 26th in Division 1. They average 35.4 boards per contest and 14.0 assists per game, which ranks them 175th and 149th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 313th with 11.3 per game. The Bonnies allow 70.6 points per contest, which is 131st in the country. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 68th and 33rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.8 rebounds a game which ranks 177th, and they allow 13.5 assists per game which puts them in 184th place in college basketball. They force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 284th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Florida is 101st in the country with 76.1 points per contest this season. They are 247th in the nation in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 6.6. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 60th in Division 1. They are 187th in the country in rebounding with 35.1 boards per contest and 220th in assists per game with 13.0. The Gators are 344th in turnovers per contest with 9.8. The Gators give up 69.4 points per game, which ranks them 100th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 109th and 233rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 47th with 11.5 dimes allowed per game and 291st with 37.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Gators are 241st in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 13.8 per contest this year.
The Bonnies are 61st in the nation in offensive rating with 110.4, and their defensive rating of 100.6 is ranked 114th. In terms of pace they are 201st in the country with 69.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 146th. As a team they are 96th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 270th in Division 1. St. Bonaventure is 313th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 90th in the nation.
Florida is 347th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 86th in Division 1. The Gators are 109th in the nation in defensive rating with 100.6, and their offensive rating of 110.2 is ranked 65th. They are 244th in D-1 in pace with 68.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 183rd. As a unit they are 181st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 99th in the country.
Who will win tonight's St. Bonaventure/Florida college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take St. Bonaventure +1
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