Davidson Wildcats vs. St. Bonaventure Bonnies - 3/11/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
St. Bonaventure Bonnies (22-9) vs. Davidson Wildcats (19-11)
College Basketball: Friday, March 11, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Barclays Center)
The Line: Davidson Wildcats -- See the Latest Odds
TV: NBC Sports Network
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies will play the Davidson Wildcats in the third round of the A-10 Tournament.
The Davidson Wildcats are 19-11 (10-8) and are the #6 seed in the A-10 tournament. Davidson is coming off of a win against La Salle by a score of in their first tournament game. Davidson is averaging 79.7 points per game while giving up 78.2 points per game. Davidson is also averaging 34.8 rebounds per game and 15.3 assists per game. Jack Gibbs is averaging 24.8 points per game and 4.9 assists per game for Davidson. Peyton Aldridge is averaging 15.3 points per game and 6.4 rebounds per game for the Wildcats. Davidson is shooting 76.3% on free throws, 35.7% on three-pointers, and 44.6% on all field goal attempts.
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The St. Bonaventure Bonnies are 22-9 (14-4) and are the #3 seed in the A-10 tournament. St. Bonaventure finished the regular season by winning their last 5 games and is coming off of a win against Saint Louis by a score of 76-67. St. Bonaventure defeated Davidson at home by a score of 97-85 in these two teams only regular season meeting. St. Bonaventure is averaging 77.5 points per game while giving up 72.2 points per game. St. Bonaventure is also averaging 35.3 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per game. Marcus Posley is averaging 19.3 points per game and 3.6 assists per game for St. Bonaventure. Jaylen Adams is averaging 18.2 points per game and 5 assists per game for the Bonnies. St. Bonaventure is shooting 77.7% on free throws, 38% on three-pointers, and 44.5% on all field goal attempts.
Davidson is 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games. Davidson is 1-6 ATS in their last 7 neutral site games. The under is 4-1 in Davidson’s last 5 Friday games. St. Bonaventure is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 Friday games. St. Bonaventure is 13-3 ATS in their last 16 neutral site games. The over is 4-1 in the last 5 games for St. Bonaventure.
Both of these teams have had good seasons and this should be a good game. St. Bonaventure plays better defense and has the rebounding advantage in this matchup. St. Bonaventure was able to defeat Davidson in the regular season meeting. I think this will be a close game, but I am going with St. Bonaventure here.