St. Bonaventure at Syracuse College Basketball Parlay 12/29/2018
Saturday, December 29, 2018
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The St. Bonaventure Bonnies head to Carrier Dome to take on the Syracuse Orange on Saturday, December 29, 2018. The opening line for this game has Syracuse as 12.5 point favorites.
St. Bonaventure comes into this game with an overall record of 4-8. They currently have a point differential of 2.8 as they are averaging 69.1 points per game while giving up 66.3 per contest. Syracuse has an overall mark of 8-4. They are averaging 70.8 points per contest and giving up 62.6, which is a point differential of 8.2.
Valuable St. Bonaventure Bonnies Betting Trends
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies are 5-7-0 against the spread this season
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies are 3-8-1 against the over/under this year
Important Syracuse Orange Betting Trends
The Syracuse Orange are 5-7-0 against the spread this season
The Syracuse Orange are 4-8-0 against the over/under this year
Key St. Bonaventure Bonnies Injuries
11/28/18 G Dominick Welch Muscle Pull is out indefinitely
Key Syracuse Orange Injuries
12/26/18 G Jalen Carey Hip is questionable Saturday vs St. Bonaventure
Jalen Poyser averages 14.4 points per contest in 37.3 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.2 assists per game and 3.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% for the season while his free throw percentage is 87%. Kyle Lofton comes into this game averaging 13.9 points per contest while playing 36.5 minutes per night. He grabs 2.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Elijah Hughes averages 14.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.8 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.5 rebounds per game and dishes 1.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 74%. Tyus Battle scores 17.8 points per contest while playing 35.5 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.0 rebounds per contest and has 1.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bonnies allow 66.3 points per contest which is 68th in the country. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 82nd and 166th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.6 rebounds a game which ranks 155th, and they allow 11.8 assists per game which puts them in 100th place in D-1. They force 15.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 264th in Division 1. St. Bonaventure averages 69.1 points per contest, which is 286th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 2.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 214th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 118th in the nation. They average 33.5 boards per contest and 11.9 assists per game, which ranks them 293rd and 287th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 157th with 13.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Orange give up 62.6 points per game, which ranks them 29th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 30th and 78th in those defensive statistics. They rank 260th with 14.4 dimes allowed per game and 233rd with 36.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Orange are 279th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.5 per contest. Syracuse is 260th in the country with 70.8 points per contest this season. They are 280th in D-1 in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 8.2. They shoot 30% from beyond the arc, which is good for 313th in the country. They are 137th in the nation in rebounding with 37.2 boards per contest and 281st in assists per game with 12.0. The Orange are 317th in turnovers per contest with 11.3.
The Bonnies are 262nd in the nation in offensive rating with 99.2. In terms of pace they are 298th in the country with 67.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 235th. As a team they are 235th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 297th in Division 1. St. Bonaventure is 115th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions.
Syracuse is 311th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions. The Orange are 159th in the country in offensive rating with 105.3. In terms of pace they are 320th in Division 1 with 67.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 287th. As a team they are 261st in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 115th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take St. Bonaventure +12.5 and over 128.5 total points
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