St. Bonaventure vs Buffalo NCAA Basketball Tips 12/30/2019
Game: St. Bonaventure Bonnies vs Buffalo Bulls
Date: Monday, December 30, 2019
Location: Alumni Arena in Amherst, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Buffalo -3
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies travel to Alumni Arena to play the Buffalo Bulls on Monday, December 30, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Buffalo as 3 point favorites.
St. Bonaventure heads into this matchup with a mark of 8-4. They currently have a point differential of 5.6 as they are averaging 67.7 points per contest while giving up 62.1 per game. Buffalo has an overall mark of 8-4. They are averaging 80.6 points per contest and giving up 76.0, which is a point differential of 4.6.
Valuable St. Bonaventure Bonnies Betting Trends
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies are 6-5-0 against the spread
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies are 5-6-0 against the over/under
Important Buffalo Bulls Betting Trends
The Buffalo Bulls are 5-6-0 against the spread
The Buffalo Bulls are 7-3-1 against the over/under
Key St. Bonaventure Bonnies Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Buffalo Bulls Injuries
No key injuries to report
Dominick Welch averages 12.6 points per game in 36.0 minutes per contest. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 5.4 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%. Kyle Lofton comes into this contest averaging 12.8 points per game while playing 38.7 minutes per night. He pulls down 2.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is at 93%.
Davonta Jordan averages 13.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 29.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.3 rebounds per contest and 5.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 56%. Jayvon Graves averages 16.1 points per game while playing 33.1 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.6 rebounds per game and has 2.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 66%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bonnies allow 62.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 47th in Division 1. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 76th and 105th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.8 rebounds a game which ranks 113th, and they give up 11.8 assists per contest which puts them in 126th place in the NCAA. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 159th in the nation. St. Bonaventure averages 67.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 271st in the country. Their average scoring margin is 5.6 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 230th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 98th in D-1. They average 36.2 rebounds per game and 13.3 assists per contest, which ranks them 178th and 179th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 249th with 12.8 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulls surrender 76.0 points per contest, which ranks them 307th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 270th and 231st in those defensive statistics. They rank 306th with 15.1 assists allowed per contest, and 296th with 38.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulls are 289th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 16.1 per game. Buffalo is 31st in the country with 80.6 points per game this year. They are 150th in the D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 4.6. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 141st in the nation. They are 17th in the country in rebounding with 41.8 boards per game and 11th in assists per contest with 17.3. The Bulls are 106th in turnovers per game with 14.6.
The Bonnies are 168th in the nation in offensive rating with 102.4. In terms of pace they are 323rd in the country with 66.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 216th. As a team they are 196th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 204th in Division 1. St. Bonaventure is 185th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions.
Buffalo is 236th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions. The Bulls have an offensive rating of 106.1, which is ranked 96th. They are 19th in D-1 in pace with 75.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 117th. As a unit they are 174th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 103rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's St. Bonaventure/Buffalo college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Buffalo -3
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