Delaware vs. St. Bonaventure - 12/30/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
St. Bonaventure Bonnies (7-3) at Delaware Blue Hens (0-10)
College Basketball: Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at 7:00 pm (Bob Carpenter Center)
The Line: Delaware Blue Hens +8 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies and Delaware Blue Hens play Tuesday night at the Bob Carpenter Center.
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies have split their last four games and are playing their fourth true road contest. On the season, St. Bonaventure is averaging 71.4 points on 43.2 percent shooting and is allowing 63.7 points on 39.4 percent shooting. Marcus Posley is averaging 17.3 points on 40.6 percent shooting and Dion Wright is averaging 13.3 points and 8.2 rebounds. Youssou Ndoye is grabbing 11.3 rebounds and Jaylen Adams is racking up 3.2 assists. The St. Bonaventure Bonnies are a well balanced basketball team that’s shooting 69.7 percent from the free throw line and 36.7 percent from beyond the arc. Defensively, St. Bonaventure is forcing 13.5 turnovers per game and is allowing teams to shoot 36.5 percent from deep. St. Bonaventure is also grabbing 39.3 rebounds per game.
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The Delaware Blue Hens have yet to win a game and are playing their first game in eight days. On the season, Delaware is averaging 60 points on 35.1 percent shooting and is allowing 75.2 points on 43.6 percent shooting. Kyle Anderson is averaging 17.7 points and four rebounds while Cazmon Hayes is averaging 13.9 points and 3.4 rebounds. Kory Holden is dishing out four assists and Chivarsky Corbett is shooting 36 percent from the field. The Delaware Blue Hens are easily one of the worst teams in the country, especially on the defensive side where they’re forcing 10.2 turnovers per game and allowing teams to shoot 38.6 percent from downtown. Offensively, Delaware is shooting 66.8 percent from the free throw line and 31.7 percent from deep. The good news is that Delaware has lost its last two games by a combined five points.
The Bonnies are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a S.U. loss and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Blue Hens are 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 vs. Atlantic 10 and 0-5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall.
With Anderson back on the court, Delaware has been a lot more compeitive than earlier in the season. The Bonnies have shown they can be beaten, especially recently in thier last game against Maryland-Eastern. The Blue Hens may not win this game but they should keep it close for the third straight contest.