Davidson Wildcats vs St. Bonaventure Bonnies Prediction, 2/1/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Davidson Wildcats vs St. Bonaventure Bonnies
Date: Tuesday, February 1, 2022
Location: Reilly Center in St. Bonaventure, NY
The Davidson Wildcats (17-3) are en route to Reilly Center on Tuesday where they will try to beat the St. Bonaventure Bonnies (12-5).
The Davidson Wildcats played La Salle and took home the win by a score of 77-69 in their last contest. When it comes to fouls, the Wildcats left the arena with 17 while La Salle totaled 26 fouls. They also made 7 out of their 32 attempts from downtown. La Salle ended up going 80.0% at the charity stripe by converting 12 of 15 attempts. On top of that, La Salle pulled down 31 rebounds (10 offensive, 21 defensive), but didn't notch a block. La Salle recorded 14 dimes and had 6 steals for the matchup. Concerning defending, Davidson allowed the other team to go 39.7% from the floor on 25 out of 63 shooting. They also recorded 12 assists for this game in addition to forcing 7 turnovers and earning 4 steals. With respect to rebounding, they collected 35 with 8 of them being of the offensive sort. When they shot from the charity stripe, the Wildcats knocked down 22 of 28 attempts for a rate of 78.6%. Davidson ended the game with a 46.2% field goal percentage (24 out of 52) and made 7 of their 19 3-pointers.
Luka Brajkovic is a guy who came through in the game. He ended up walking away with 22 points on 7 of 10 shooting. He played for 34 minutes played and totaled 6 rebounds. He ended up going 70.0% from the floor and totaled 3 assists.
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Davidson will play this contest with a mark of 17-3 on the season. They turn it over 10.6 times per contest and as a unit are committing 14.7 personal fouls on a nightly basis. As a unit, Davidson is pulling in 34.4 boards per game and is sitting with 305 dimes for the season, which has them ranked 78th in the nation in terms of passing the rock. The Wildcats are hitting 40.8% on three-point attempts (182 of 446) and 78.0% from the charity stripe. They have an average of 76.9 points per outing (59th in Division 1) while going 49.3% from the field.
When they are on the defensive end, the Wildcats are forcing their opponents into 11.3 turnovers on a nightly basis and they draw 17.3 personal fouls. They are surrendering 34.3% from beyond the arc and they are 126th in D-1 in PPG from their opponents (66.8). The Wildcats defense is giving up an opponent FG percentage of 42.5% (474 of 1,116) and they concede 29.8 rebounds per contest as a squad. They rank 164th in the nation in giving up assists with 245 surrendered so far this year.
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the St. Bonaventure Bonnies went home victorious with a score of 80-69 against Saint Joseph's. In the matter of cleaning up the glass, St. Bonaventure permitted Saint Joseph's to grab 27 overall (8 offensive). They wrapped up this game 29.4% from beyond the arc by shooting 10 of 34 and ended up shooting 7 of 8 from the charity stripe (87.5%). The Bonnies allowed Saint Joseph's to make 26 of their 64 attempts from the field which had them shooting 40.6% for the matchup. When the final whistle blew, the Bonnies finished 27 for 52 from the floor which gave them a rate of 51.9%. Pertaining to shooting from downtown, St. Bonaventure converted 2 out of their 7 attempts (28.6%). They were able to bury 24 of the free throw tries for a percentage of 82.8%. Saint Joseph's committed 22 personal fouls for this contest which got the Bonnies to the free throw line for a total of 29 shots. They also turned it over 10 times, while recording 5 steals for this game. The Bonnies collected 26 defensive rebounds and 5 offensive rebounds for a total of 31 in the game.
Jaren Holmes was important for the Bonnies in this game. He knocked down 7 out of 8 in this contest for a rate of 87.5%, and tallied 2 rebounds. He earned 20 points in his 40 minutes of playing time and had 3 assists for this contest.
St. Bonaventure has a win-loss mark of 12-5 this season. As an offensive team, the Bonnies are connecting on 44.3% from the floor, which is 178th in college basketball. St. Bonaventure has totaled 1,200 pts so far this year (70.6 per contest) and they collect 35.8 rebounds per game. They are assisting teammates 13.0 times per contest (197th in college basketball) and they lose possession by turning the ball over 10.8 times per contest. The Bonnies are responsible for committing 13.8 personal fouls every game and they shoot 77.6% from the charity stripe.
The Bonnies on the defensive end are ranked 151st in college basketball in PPG given up with 67.7. They have forced 11.5 TO's every game and have allowed teams to shoot 42.0% from the floor (136th in D-1). The St. Bonaventure defense gives up 35.2% on 3-point shots (162 of 460) and their opposition makes 72.7% of their free throw shots. They have allowed 14.6 assists and 33.4 rebounds every game, which is 309th and 117th in Division 1.
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Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take St. Bonaventure
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