Duquesne vs. St. Bonaventure - 1/22/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
St. Bonaventure Bonnies (10-6) at Duquesne Dukes (6-10)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 7:00 pm (A.J. Palumbo Center)
The Line: Duquesne Dukes +2 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies and Duquesne Dukes play Thursday at the A.J. Palumbo Center.
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies have split their last 10 games and play their seventh true road game. On the season, St. Bonaventure is averaging 69.2 points on 42.4 percent shooting and is allowing 64.2 points on 41.4 percent shooting. Marcus Posley is averaging 17.4 points and 1.4 assists while Dion Wright is averaging 12.1 points and 7.1 rebounds. Youssou Ndoye is grabbing 10.7 rebounds and Jaylen Adams is dishing 3.5 assists. The St. Bonaventure Bonnies have five players averaging double-digit points, and they’re shooting 71.1 percent from the line and 33.8 percent from downtown. Defensively, St. Bonaventure is allowing 37.4 percent shooting from deep and has given up 61 or less points in three straight games. St. Bonaventure is 3-3 SU on the road.
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The Duquesne Dukes have lost three straight games and look for their second A-10 win. On the season, Duquesne is averaging 69.6 points on 44.5 percent shooting and is allowing 72.1 points on 43.6 percent shooting. Derrick Colter is averaging 12.5 points and 3.3 assists while Micah Mason is averaging 10.6 points and 3.8 rebounds. Jordan Stevens is dishing 2.5 assists and Dominique McKoy is grabbing 5.2 rebounds. The Duquesne Dukes has eight players averaging at least 5.2 points, and they’re shooting 59.1 percent shooting from the line and 37.3 percent from beyond the arc. Defensively, Duquesne is allowing 36.8 percent shooting from deep and has given up 70 or more points in five of its last seven games. Duquesne is 5-5 SU on its home court.
The Bonnies are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 Thursday games and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Dukes are 4-0-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 9-4-1 ATS in their last 14 games overall. The Bonnies are 7-2 ATS in the last 9 meetings in Duquesne and 11-5 ATS in the last 16 meetings overall.
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies have won four of the last five games against Duquesne SU and are playing the better ball once again this season. Give me the Bonnies and the small chalk.