Saint Louis vs. St. Bonaventure - 3/4/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
St. Bonaventure Bonnies (15-12) at Saint Louis Billikens (11-18)
College Basketball: Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Chaifetz Arena)
The Line: Saint Louis Billikens +3 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies and Saint Louis Billikens meet Wednesday at the Chaifetz Arena.
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies have split their last eight games and play their last road game. On the season, St. Bonaventure is averaging 67.6 points on 42 percent shooting and is allowing 66 points on 43 percent shooting. Marcus Posley is averaging 16.7 points and 1.8 assists while Dion Wright is averaging 13.1 points and 6.7 rebounds. Youssou Ndoye is grabbing 10.4 rebounds and Andell Cumberbatch is shooting 40.1 percent. The St. Bonaventure Bonnies have four double-digit scorers, and they’re shooting 70.2 percent from the line and 31.6 percent from deep. Defensively, St. Bonaventure is allowing 37.8 percent shooting from downtown and has given up 69 or more points in four of its last five games.
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The Saint Louis Billikens could use a win after losing six of their last seven games. On the season, Saint Louis is averaging 59.9 points on 41.8 percent shooting and is allowing 67.2 points on 45.6 percent shooting. Milik Yarbrough is averaging 10.6 points and five rebounds while Achraf Yacoubou is averaging 9.1 points and 1.3 assists. Davell Roby is dishing 1.9 assists and Mike Crawford is shooting 48.5 percent. The Saint Louis Billikens have four players averaging at least seven points, and they’re shooting 65.7 percent from the line and 33.3 percent from deep. Defensively, Saint Louis is allowing 36.3 percent shooting from deep and has given up 74 or more points in four of its last five games.
The Bonnies are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games vs. a team with a losing S.U. record and 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games following a S.U. win. The Billikens are 5-14-1 ATS in their last 20 home games and 16-34-1 ATS in their last 51 games overall. The Bonnies are 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings in Saint Louis and 8-2 ATS in the last 10 meetings overall.
Saint Louis is just waiting for this season to come to an end after constant letdown performances. St. Bonaventure usually always shows up and has done a nice job of covering the spread once again. Give me the Bonnies and I'll lay the bucket.