St. Bonaventure vs. Rhode Island - 1/13/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Rhode Island Rams (10-6) at St. Bonaventure Bonnies (11-3)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Reilly Center)
The Line: St. Bonaventure Bonnies -1.5 -- Over/Under: 140.5 See the Latest Odds
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies and the Rhode Island Rams face off on Wednesday in A-10 college basketball action.
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies are 11-3 this season and they have won eight of their last nine games. St. Bonaventure is averaging 77.3 points and they are shooting 44.9 percent from the floor while defensively they allowing 69.7 points and their opponents are shooting 42.4 percent. Marcus Posely leads the Bonnies averaging 17.9 points per game. Jaylen Adams is averaging 17.8 points and 5.0 assists, Dion Wright is averaging 16.4 points and 8.4 rebounds, and Denzel Gregg is averaging 9.1 points and 5.3 rebounds. St. Bonaventure looks like a serious contender to win the A-10.
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The Rhode Island Rams are 10-6 this season and they are coming off of a loss at St. Joe’s. URI is averaging 71.6 points and they are shooting 44.3 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 64.3 points and their opponents are shooting 43.3 percent. Four McGlynn leads the Rams averaging 12.5 points per game. Hassan Martin is averaging 12.4 points and 5.7 rebounds, Jared Terrell is averaging 11.6 points, and Jarvis Garrett is averaging 11.6 points. Rhode Island has struggled on the road going 1-3.
St. Bonaventure is 4-0 against the spread in their last four games, 6-1 against the spread in their last seven home games, and 8-0 against the spread against the A-10. Rhode Island is 2-5 against the spread in their last seven games, 2-8 against the spread against a team with a winning record, and 0-7 against the spread in their last seven road games. The road team has covered the point spread in four of the last five meetings of these two.
I have this one staying under the total is a hard fought battle with the defense winning so the under is my free pick.