St. Bonaventure at Fordham College Basketball Game Picks 2/23/2019
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Rose Hill Gymnasium
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The St. Bonaventure Bonnies head to Rose Hill Gymnasium to take on the Fordham Rams on Saturday, February 23, 2019. The opening line for this game has St. Bonaventure as 3.5 point favorites.
St. Bonaventure heads into this matchup with a mark of 12-14. They currently have a point differential of 1.5 as they are averaging 67.0 points per contest while giving up 65.5 per game. Fordham has an overall record of 11-15. They are averaging 68.3 points per game and surrendering 67.1, good for a point differential of 1.3.
Valuable St. Bonaventure Bonnies Betting Trends
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies are 11-13-2 against the spread this season
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies are 9-16-1 against the over/under this year
Important Fordham Rams Betting Trends
The Fordham Rams are 11-13-1 against the spread this season
The Fordham Rams are 13-12-0 against the over/under this year
Key St. Bonaventure Bonnies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Fordham Rams Injuries
11/09/18 F Prokop Slanina Shoulder is out indefinitely
01/11/19 G Chris Austin Thumb is out for season
Courtney Stockard comes into this game averaging 16.0 points per contest while playing 33.7 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.2 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is 80%. Kyle Lofton averages 15.0 points per contest in 37.5 minutes per game. He averages 3.7 assists per game and 2.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Nick Honor scores 16.3 points per contest while playing 35.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 2.2 rebounds per contest and has 3.0 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is at 81%. Antwon Portley averages 12.0 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32.1 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.5 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 59%.
Useful Team Statistics
St. Bonaventure averages 67.0 points per contest, which is 305th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 1.5 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 253rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 303rd in the nation. They average 34.5 boards per contest and 12.3 assists per game, which ranks them 233rd and 269th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 202nd with 12.9 per game. The Bonnies allow 65.5 points per contest, which is 42nd in the NCAA. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 75th and 108th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.7 rebounds a game which ranks 115th, and they allow 11.7 assists per game which puts them in 72nd place in the country. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 215th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Fordham is 283rd in the nation with 68.3 points per contest this season. They are 304th in the country in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 1.3. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 180th in the NCAA. They are 290th in D-1 in rebounding with 33.2 boards per contest and 299th in assists per game with 11.6. The Rams are 325th in turnovers per contest with 11.0. The Rams give up 67.1 points per game, which ranks them 68th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 187th and 95th in those defensive statistics. They rank 250th with 14.0 dimes allowed per game and 255th with 36.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Rams are 243rd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.1 per contest this year.
The Bonnies are 290th in the nation in offensive rating with 98.9. In terms of pace they are 322nd in the country with 66.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 295th. As a team they are 293rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 310th in Division 1. St. Bonaventure is 143rd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions.
Fordham is 319th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions. The Rams have an offensive rating of 101, which is ranked 244th. They are 305th in D-1 in pace with 66.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 268th. As a unit they are 296th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shot attempts, ranking 39th in the country.
Who will win tonight's St. Bonaventure/Fordham college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take St. Bonaventure -3.5
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