St. Bonaventure at George Washington NCAA Basketball Tips 3/2/2019
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Charles E. Smith Center
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The St. Bonaventure Bonnies travel to Charles E. Smith Center to play the George Washington Colonials on Saturday, March 2, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has St. Bonaventure as 6 point favorites.
St. Bonaventure heads into this matchup with a mark of 14-14. They currently have a point differential of 2.9 as they are averaging 67.3 points per contest while giving up 64.4 per game. George Washington has an overall mark of 8-20. They are averaging 64.0 points per contest and giving up 72.1, which is a point differential of -8.1.
Valuable St. Bonaventure Bonnies Betting Trends
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies are 13-13-2 against the spread
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies are 9-17-2 against the over/under
Important George Washington Colonials Betting Trends
The George Washington Colonials are 13-15-0 against the spread
The George Washington Colonials are 16-11-1 against the over/under
Key St. Bonaventure Bonnies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key George Washington Colonials Injuries
12/13/18 F Arnaldo Toro Hip is out for season
Kyle Lofton averages 14.6 points per game in 37.6 minutes per contest. He averages 3.8 assists per contest and 2.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%. Courtney Stockard comes into this contest averaging 16.1 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per night. He pulls down 6.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Terry Nolan Jr. averages 11.0 points per game and he sees the court an average of 29.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.0 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 36% and his free throw percentage is 60%. D.J. Williams averages 14.8 points per game while playing 34.5 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 66%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bonnies allow 64.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 27th in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 47th and 85th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.4 rebounds a game which ranks 101st, and they give up 11.4 assists per contest which puts them in 52nd place in the NCAA. They force 13.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 219th in the nation. St. Bonaventure averages 67.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 301st in the country. Their average scoring margin is 2.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 226th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 274th in D-1. They average 34.6 rebounds per game and 12.7 assists per contest, which ranks them 219th and 241st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 190th with 12.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Colonials surrender 72.1 points per contest, which ranks them 199th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 213th and 268th in those defensive statistics. They rank 276th with 14.4 assists allowed per contest, and 293rd with 37.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Colonials are 69th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 11.9 per game. George Washington is 335th in the country with 64.0 points per game this year. They are 308th in the D-1 in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is -8.1. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 311th in the nation. They are 293rd in the country in rebounding with 33.3 boards per game and 312th in assists per contest with 11.4. The Colonials are 160th in turnovers per game with 13.2.
The Bonnies are 276th in the nation in offensive rating with 99.7. In terms of pace they are 320th in the country with 66.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 276th. As a team they are 280th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 318th in Division 1. St. Bonaventure is 140th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions.
George Washington is 93rd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions. The Colonials are 333rd in the country in offensive rating with 92.9. In terms of pace they are 252nd in Division 1 with 68 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 327th. As a team they are 325th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 279th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's St. Bonaventure/George Washington college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take George Washington +6
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