St. Bonaventure Bonnies vs. Saint Louis Billikens - 2/7/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Saint Louis Billikens (8-13) at St. Bonaventure Bonnies (14-6)
College Basketball: Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 2:00 pm (Reilly Center)
The Line: St. Bonaventure Bonnies -14 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies look for a home win against Atlantic Ten rival the St Louis Billikens.
The Saint Louis Billikens are 3-6 in the Atlantic Ten which means the team has to focus on winning the conference playoffs. The Billikens have lost consecutive contests after a 78-67 defeat at Duquesne as a five point home dog. This was a sloppy game with both sinking shots at around 38% with 18 turnovers each. The Dukes mustered six more looks at the basket and three more field goals while sinking five more free throws. Ash Yacoubou was the Billikens best scoring option with 18 points and eight rebounds on 6-11 with Mike Crawford dropping 14 points on 5-7.Miles Reynolds followed with ten points with Reggie Agbeko chipping in nine.
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After dropping back to back contests the St. Bonaventure Bonnies have rebounded to win three straight to get themselves right back in the thick of the Atlantic Ten race at 6-3. The Bonnies handled a solid St. Joseph’s squad an 83-73 loss as a 5.5 point road underdog on Wednesday as they made a seven point halftime lead hold up. The Hawks had a slight 42%-40.6% shooting edge but the Bonnies took advantage of 12 more shots and connected on 12-34 from distance. SBU received a game high 31 points and seven assists from Jaylen Adams with 18 points and eleven rebounds from Dion Wright. Idris Taqqee added 13 points and five yanks while Marcus Posley scored eleven points.
Saint Louis are 11-3 ATS in their last 14 Sunday games and are 13-41-1 ATS in their last 55 games overall while going 7-20 ATS in their last 27 road games. The over is 8-2 in St. Bonaventure last 10 overall and is 8-2 in their last 10 vs. Atlantic 10 while the Bonnies are 15-5-1 ATS in their last 21 games overall. The Billikens are 2-9 ATS in the last 11 meetings. This seems like a lot of points but if the Bonnies play to their potential I’ll take them…