St. Bonaventure at UCLA College Basketball Picks & Predictions 3/13/2018
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
University of Dayton Arena
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The St. Bonaventure Bonnies head to University of Dayton Arena to take on the UCLA Bruins on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has UCLA as 3.5 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 77.9 points per game while giving up 71.0 per contest. UCLA has an overall mark of 20-10. They are averaging 81.9 points per contest and giving up 76.3, which is a point differential of 5.6.
Valuable St. Bonaventure Bonnies Betting Trends
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies are 15-14 against the spread this season
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies are 14-13 against the over/under this year
Important UCLA Bruins Betting Trends
The UCLA Bruins are 15-16 against the spread this season
The UCLA Bruins are 17-12 against the over/under this year
Key St. Bonaventure Bonnies Injuries
03/11/18 F Courtney Stockard Hamstring is questionable Tuesday vs UCLA
03/11/18 F Josh Ayeni Knee left last game, is questionable Tuesday vs UCLA
Key UCLA Bruins Injuries
12/22/17 F Cody Riley Suspension is out for season
12/04/17 G LiAngelo Ball Left Team is out for season
11/08/17 F Jalen Hill Suspension is out for season
02/10/18 C Ikenna Okwarabizie Concussion is out indefinitely
Jaylen Adams averages 19.8 points per contest while playing 37.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 5.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 86%. Matt Mobley averages 18.5 points per contest in 37.6 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.5 assists per game and 5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Aaron Holiday scores 20.3 points per contest while playing 37.6 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 3.6 rebounds per contest and has 5.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 83%. Kris Wilkes averages 13.8 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 29.7 minutes per game. He also brings in 5 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 66%.
Useful Team Statistics
St. Bonaventure averages 77.9 points per contest this year, which is 71st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 6.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 132nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 40%, which is good for 22nd in Division 1. They average 35.6 boards per contest and 14.2 assists per game, which ranks them 169th and 131st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 307th with 11.5 per game. The Bonnies allow 71.0 points per contest, which is 145th in the country. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 68th and 31st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.6 rebounds a game which ranks 171st, and they allow 13.5 assists per game which puts them in 185th place in college basketball. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 276th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
UCLA is 28th in the country with 81.9 points per contest this season. They are 103rd in the nation in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 5.6. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 45th in Division 1. They are 30th in the country in rebounding with 38.8 boards per contest and 80th in assists per game with 15.1. The Bruins are 273rd in turnovers per contest with 11.8. The Bruins give up 76.3 points per game, which ranks them 278th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 83rd and 183rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 222nd with 13.9 dimes allowed per game and 255th with 36.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Bruins are 23rd in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 10.8 per contest this year.
The Bonnies are 56th in the nation in offensive rating with 110.9, and their defensive rating of 101.1 is ranked 128th. In terms of pace they are 199th in the country with 69.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 129th. As a team they are 81st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 269th in Division 1. St. Bonaventure is 310th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 89th in the nation.
UCLA is 312th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.9 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 116th in Division 1. The Bruins are 222nd in the nation in defensive rating with 104.3, and their offensive rating of 111.9 is ranked 40th. They are 78th in D-1 in pace with 71.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 76th. As a unit they are 69th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 107th in the country.
Who will win tonight's St. Bonaventure/UCLA college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take St. Bonaventure +3.5
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