St. Bonaventure vs. Saint Louis - 2/7/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Saint Louis Billikens (13-11) at St. Bonaventure Bonnies (15-6)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 7:00 pm (Reilly Center)
The Line: St. Bonaventure Bonnies -7.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
Atlantic Ten college basketball action features the Saint Louis Billikens taking the floor at the St. Bonaventure Bonnies.
The Saint Louis Billikens have been playing their best basketball with wins in five of six after upending the Fordham Rams 73-50 as an eleven point favorite. Saint Louis rode a 43.6%-34% shooting edge and eleven more free throws to an easy victor that was never competitive.
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Javon Bess paced a balanced Billikens attack with 17 points and eleven rebounds on 5-12 from the floor and 6-6 at the stripe followed by Jalen Johnson with 14 points on 3-7 shooting and 6-6 at the line. Saint Louis received 12 points and seven boards from DJ Foreman while Hasahn French and Jordan Goodwin combined for 20 points and 21 rebounds.
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies appear to have emerged from a few weeks of inconsistent performances in great shape with four consecutive wins capped off by an 84-81 win at Duquesne. St. Bonaventure was outshot 55.6%-48.4% but survived thanks to ten more looks at the basket.
Jaylen Adams was unstoppable for the Bonnies with a monster 40 point effort with seven assists on 14-22 from the floor including eight long balls and 4-6 at the stripe. St. Bonaventure received 19 points from Matt Mobley on 7-14 accuracy while Courtney Stockard added ten points, six boards and five assists.
Saint Louis are 13-3 ATS in their last 16 Wednesday games and Saint Louis are 23-6 ATS in their last 29 vs. Atlantic 10 and Saint Louis are 12-4 ATS in their last 16 road games. Over is 8-2 in St. Bonaventure last 10 overall and over is 8-2 in St. Bonaventure last 10 vs. Atlantic 10. Road team is 8-0 ATS in the last 8 meetings and Saint Louis are 4-11 ATS in the last 15 meetings.
I have to think St. Bonaventure at home wins but I’m not comfortable giving away the points…