Duquesne Dukes vs. St. Bonaventure Bonnies - 1/16/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
St. Bonaventure Bonnies (12-3) at Duquesne Dukes (11-6)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 6:00 pm (A.J. Palumbo Center)
The Line: Duquesne Dukes +2 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies look to remain hot when they visit the Duquesne Dukes Saturday.
The St Bonaventure Bonnies are one of the surprises in the Atlantic Ten and we will see if the wins keep rolling in. The offensive minded Bonnies improved to 12-3 with their 5th straight win in a 69-64 victory versus visiting Rhode Island Wednesday. Both teams connected at around 41% with the Rams sinking totaling 16 more looks at the basket and six more field goals which were negated by the Bonnies 26-10 edge at the charity stripe. Denzel Gregg poured in a game high 22 points an posted five yanks with Marcus Posley scoring 17 points. Dion Wright added 12 points and eleven rebounds while Jaylen Adams chipped in with ten points in a balanced St Bonaventure attack.
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The Duquesne Dukes are also a surprise at 11-6 and how they perform in the Atlantic Ten means more then their record. The Dukes had dropped four in a row before upending Saint Louis 81-71 behind a 38-13 first half. The Billikens were held to under 33% from the floor with Duquesne countering at 49% to equal five more field goals and render the Billikens 12 more looks at the basket useless. Derrick Colter paced the Dukes offense with 17 points with Micah Mason tossing in 15 points. Darius Lewis and TySean Powell each netted ten points and combined for 13 rebounds. Altogether five others scored between 4-6 points.
St. Bonaventure are 12-3-1 ATS in their last 16 games overall and the over is 7-2 in their last 9 Saturday games while the Bonnies are 16-5 ATS in their last 21 vs. Atlantic 10. Duquesne are 11-4-1 ATS in their last 16 home games. St. Bonaventure are 13-5 ATS in the last 18 meetings and the underdog is 19-9 ATS in the last 28 meetings. This won’t be an easy game for the Bonnies so be careful…