St. Bonaventure vs Dayton predictions 1/22/2020 College Basketball Picks & Tips
Game: St. Bonaventure Bonnies vs Dayton Flyers
Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Location: UD Arena in Dayton, OH
Odds/Point Spread: Dayton -15.5
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies head to UD Arena to take on the Dayton Flyers on Wednesday, January 22, 2020. The opening line for this game has Dayton as 15.5 point favorites.
St. Bonaventure heads into this matchup with a mark of 12-6. They currently have a point differential of 4.7 as they are averaging 68.0 points per contest while giving up 63.3 per game. Dayton has an overall record of 16-2. They are averaging 82.8 points per game and surrendering 65.6, good for a point differential of 17.3.
Valuable St. Bonaventure Bonnies Betting Trends
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies are 10-7-0 against the spread this season
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies are 9-8-0 against the over/under this year
Important Dayton Flyers Betting Trends
The Dayton Flyers are 10-7-1 against the spread this season
The Dayton Flyers are 12-6-0 against the over/under this year
Key St. Bonaventure Bonnies Injuries
01/18/20 F Osun Osunniyi Undisclosed is questionable
Key Dayton Flyers Injuries
11/11/19 C Moulaye Sissoko Redshirt is out for season
01/10/20 F Chase Johnson Left Team is out for season
Kyle Lofton comes into this game averaging 14.5 points per contest while playing 38.2 minutes per night this year. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 6.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 61% while his free throw percentage is 86%. Dominick Welch averages 11.3 points per contest in 36.1 minutes per game. He averages 1.8 assists per game and 6.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% for the season while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Obi Toppin scores 19.6 points per contest while playing 30.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.7 rebounds per contest and has 2.2 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage is at 71%. Jalen Crutcher averages 13.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 33.1 minutes per game. He also brings in 2.9 rebounds per game and has 5.0 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
St. Bonaventure averages 68.0 points per contest, which is 265th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 4.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 216th. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 132nd in the nation. They average 36.6 boards per contest and 13.3 assists per game, which ranks them 143rd and 167th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 288th with 12.1 per game. The Bonnies allow 63.3 points per contest, which is 52nd in the NCAA. They also surrender a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 58th and 130th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 99th, and they allow 12.4 assists per game which puts them in 176th place in the country. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 166th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Dayton is 5th in the nation with 82.8 points per contest this season. They are 1st in the country in shooting at 52%, while their average scoring margin is 17.3. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 35th in the NCAA. They are 197th in D-1 in rebounding with 35.4 boards per contest and 3rd in assists per game with 18.7. The Flyers are 232nd in turnovers per contest with 12.9. The Flyers give up 65.6 points per game, which ranks them 91st in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 154th and 213th in those defensive statistics. They rank 71st with 11.2 dimes allowed per game and 50th with 32.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Flyers are 278th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 15.2 per contest this year.
The Bonnies are 164th in the nation in offensive rating with 102. In terms of pace they are 311th in the country with 66.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 233rd. As a team they are 232nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 254th in Division 1. St. Bonaventure is 258th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions.
Dayton is 224th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions. The Flyers have an offensive rating of 116.8, which is ranked 2nd. They are 196th in D-1 in pace with 69.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 59% is 1st. As a unit they are 1st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 122nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's St. Bonaventure/Dayton college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take St. Bonaventure +15.5
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