Richmond Spiders vs St. Bonaventure Bonnies Prediction, 1/14/2023 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Richmond Spiders vs St. Bonaventure Bonnies
Date: Saturday, January 14, 2023
Location: Reilly Center in St. Bonaventure, NY
TV: Youtube TV
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies (8-8) will go up against the Richmond Spiders (9-7) at Reilly Center on Saturday.
The Richmond Spiders took the court against Duquesne and took home the win by a score of 75-73 in their last game. When it comes to personal fouls, the Spiders ended up with 16 while Duquesne finished the game with 25 personal fouls. They also buried 11 of 31 tries from 3-point range. Duquesne finished 88.9% from the charity stripe by burying 8 of 9 shots. Moreover, Duquesne pulled down 34 boards (10 offensive, 24 defensive), but didn't have a block. Duquesne dished out 14 assists and had 2 steals in the game. Regarding defending, Richmond allowed their opponent to shoot 43.5% from the field on 27 out of 62 shooting. They also distributed 14 assists in the game while creating 9 turnovers and having 2 steals. In the matter of rebounding, they earned 36 with 13 of them being offensive. At the free throw line, the Spiders converted 20 of their 30 shots for a percentage of 66.7%. Richmond finished with a 42.1% field goal percentage (24 out of 57) and converted 7 of their 25 3-pointers.
Tyler Burton is someone who was important in the matchup. He finished the contest at 50.0% from the field but had no dimes when the game ended. He was on the hardwood for 37 mins played and grabbed 8 rebounds. He was able to score 23 points on 7 of 14 shooting.
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Richmond enters this contest with a win-loss mark of 9-7 on the campaign. They have an average of 70.1 pts per contest (219th in college basketball) while going 44.5% from the field. The Spiders are shooting 36.0% from downtown (143 of 397) and 69.9% from the free throw line. As a team, Richmond is collecting 34.7 boards per game and is sitting with 210 assists on the season, which is 228th in the nation in terms of passing. They are losing possession via turnover 11.8 times per contest and as a basketball team are committing 14.8 fouls every game.
When they are on defense, the Spiders are forcing their opponents into 11.2 turnovers per game and they draw 17.6 personal fouls. They concede 30.7% from 3-point land and they rank 80th in college hoops in PPG allowed (65.1). The Spiders are allowing an opponent shooting percentage of 41.2% (382 of 927) and they concede 33.9 boards per game as a group. They are ranked 89th in the nation in giving up assists with 182 surrendered so far this season.
When they last stepped on the court, the St. Bonaventure Bonnies went home defeated by a final of 78-55 against Saint Louis. The Bonnies collected 16 defensive rebounds and 5 offensive rebounds for a total of 21 for the game. They gave up possession of the ball 11 times, while recording 7 steals for the game. Saint Louis was called for 13 personal fouls in this game which got the Bonnies to the charity stripe for a total of 10 tries. They were able to convert 6 of the free throw attempts for a percentage of 60.0%. Pertaining to shots from distance, St. Bonaventure converted 3 out of 13 tries (23.1%). In all, the Bonnies ended up shooting 23 for 54 from the field which had them shooting 42.6%. The Bonnies permitted Saint Louis to bury 24 of 49 attempts from the field which gave them a percentage of 49.0% for the contest. They finished 41.7% from beyond the arc by connecting on 10 out of 24 and ended up shooting 20 of 24 from the free throw line (83.3%). When discussing rebounds, St. Bonaventure permitted Saint Louis to snag 32 overall (9 on the offensive side).
Chad Venning pitched in for the Bonnies in the game. He recorded 23 points in his 30 minutes on the hardwood, but finished this game without an assist. He converted 10 of 12 for the contest for a rate of 83.3%, and totaled 6 rebounds.
St. Bonaventure has a record of 8-8 this year. The Bonnies are responsible for committing 18.3 fouls per contest and they connect on 68.9% from the free throw line. Their rate of dishing out assists is at 11.9 times per contest (288th in the nation) and they cough up possession 12.9 times per game. St. Bonaventure has 1,083 points this season (67.7 per contest) and they grab 33.1 rebounds per game. When it comes to offensive execution, the Bonnies are hitting on 43.7% from the field, which ranks them 233rd in the country.
The St. Bonaventure defense gives up 29.2% on 3-point shots (93 of 318) and their opponents are connecting on 70.3% of their shots from the charity stripe. They relinquish 12.7 assists and 33.7 rebounds on a nightly basis, which is ranked 193rd and 158th in college hoops. The Bonnies on the defensive side of the court are 126th in the country in points given up per game with 67.1. They are able to force 13.3 turnovers per game and have allowed teams to shoot 43.2% from the field (205th in the country).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Richmond
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