St. Bonaventure at Saint Joseph's NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/12/2019
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
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The St. Bonaventure Bonnies travel to Hagan Arena to play the Saint Joseph's Hawks on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Saint Joseph's as 2 point favorites.
St. Bonaventure heads into this matchup with a mark of 9-14. They currently have a point differential of -0.4 as they are averaging 66.3 points per contest while giving up 66.8 per game. Saint Joseph's has an overall mark of 11-13. They are averaging 70.3 points per contest and giving up 72.1, which is a point differential of -1.8.
Valuable St. Bonaventure Bonnies Betting Trends
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies are 9-12-2 against the spread
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies are 8-14-1 against the over/under
Important Saint Joseph's Hawks Betting Trends
The Saint Joseph's Hawks are 8-15-1 against the spread
The Saint Joseph's Hawks are 11-13-0 against the over/under
Key St. Bonaventure Bonnies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Saint Joseph's Hawks Injuries
01/14/19 G Lamarr Kimble Hand is out indefinitely
01/12/19 F Pierfrancesco Oliva Knee is out for season
Courtney Stockard comes into this contest averaging 15.8 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 82%. Kyle Lofton averages 14.4 points per game in 37.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.7 assists per contest and 2.5 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Charlie Brown averages 20.3 points per game while playing 35.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.6 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 84%. Jared Bynum averages 11.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.8 rebounds per contest and 4.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 69%.
Useful Team Statistics
St. Bonaventure averages 66.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 318th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -0.4 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 290th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 321st in the nation. They average 34.3 rebounds per game and 11.8 assists per game, which ranks them 241st and 297th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 181st with 13.1 per game. The Bonnies allow 66.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 61st in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc, ranking them 109th and 103rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.1 rebounds a game which ranks 135th and they give up 12.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 92nd place in Division 1. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 224th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Saint Joseph's is 251st in the country with 70.3 points per game this year. They are 310th in Division 1 in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is -1.8. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 251st in the nation. They are 213th in the NCAA in rebounding with 35.0 boards per game, and 293rd in assists per contest with 11.8. The Hawks are 348th in turnovers per game with 9.4. The Hawks surrender 72.1 points per contest, which ranks them 200th in D-1. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 181st and 268th in those defensive statistics. They rank 314th with 15.3 assists allowed per contest and 262nd with 36.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Hawks are 13th in country in forcing turnovers with 10.5 per game.
The Bonnies are 306th in the nation in offensive rating with 97.3. In terms of pace they are 318th in the country with 66.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 322nd. As a team they are 317th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 312th in Division 1. St. Bonaventure is 136th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions.
Saint Joseph's is 349th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions. The Hawks are 197th in the country in offensive rating with 102.8. In terms of pace they are 245th in Division 1 with 68.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 281st. As a team they are 272nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 49th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's St. Bonaventure/Saint Joseph's college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Saint Joseph's -2
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