St. Bonaventure vs. Saint Joseph's A-10 Tournament - 3/13/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
St. Bonaventure Bonnies (17-12) at Dayton Flyers (23-7)
College Basketball: Friday, March 13, 2015 at 6:30 pm (Barclays Center)
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The Dayton Flyers and the St. Bonaventure Bonnies face off on Friday in Atlantic 10 college basketball tournament action.
The Dayton Flyers are 23-7 this season and earned a bye in the first round of the A-10 Tournament. Dayton is averaging 68.5 points and they are shooting 46.5 percent while defensively they are allowing 60.5 points and their opponents are shooting 41.7 percent. Jordan Sibert leads the Flyers averaging 16.6 points per game. Dyshawn Pierre is averaging 13 points and 8.1 rebounds, Kendall Pollard is averaging 12.5 points and 5.4 rebounds, and Devon Scott is averaging 9.1 points and 7.4 rebounds. Dayton is 2-1 in neutral site games and 13-5 in A-10 games.
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The St. Bonaventure Bonnies are 17-12 this season and they landed in this game with a win over St. Joe’s on Thursday. St. Bonaventure is averaging 67.4 points and they are shooting 42.2 percent while defensively they are allowing 64.9 points and their opponents are shooting 42.4 percent. Marcus Posley leads the Bonnies averaging 16.5 points per game. Dion Wright is averaging 13.1 points and 6.9 rebounds, Youssou Ndoye is averaging 11.9 points and 10.2 rebounds, and Andell Cumberbatch is averaging 10.1 points and 5.1 rebounds. St. Bonaventure is 2-0 in neutral site games and 10-8 in the A-10.
Dayton is 6-1 against the spread in their last seven neutral site games, 6-2 against the spread following a loss, and 4-0 against the spread against a team with a winning record. St. Bonaventure is 6-1 against the spread in their last seven neutral site games, 11-3 against the spread following a win, and 0-4 against the spread against a team with a winning record. The favorite has covered the point spread in four of the last five meetings of these two.
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