La Salle vs. St. Bonaventure - 2/13/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
St. Bonaventure Bonnies (17-6) at La Salle Explorers (10-15)
College Basketball: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 7:00 pm (Tom Gola Arena)
The Line: La Salle Explorers +2.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
Over at Tom Gola Arena on Tuesday, the St. Bonaventure Bonnies will be meeting up with the La Salle Explorers on the college basketball circuit.
St. Bonaventure comes in here with an 18-6 record overall. The Bonnies have won their last six straight games, most recently taking out Richmond on Saturday. In that one, St. Bonaventure guards Jaylen Adams and Matt Mobley each had 24 points.
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Adams leads the Bonnies in scoring this year with 20.2 PPG and 5.3 APG, followed by Mobley with 18.0 PPG and 4.8 RPG. The only other St. Bonaventure player averaging in double-figures is Courtney Stockard (11.1 PPG; 6.2 RPG).
Over on the La Salle side, they’re currently 10-15 this season. The Explorers have lost three of their last four games, falling to Saint Louis in their last outing. In that game, La Salle guard BJ Johnson managed 23 points.
Johnson is tops in scoring for La Salle this year with 21.1 PPG and 8.2 RPG. Also in the double-digit club for La Salle are Pookie Powell (17.1 PPG; 4.2 APG) and Isiah Deas (10.3 PPG; 4.6 RPG).
The Bonnies are 5-13 ATS in their last 18 Tuesday games and 1-5 ATS in their last six road games. St. Bonaventure is also 0-5 ATS in their last five road games versus a team with a winning home record and the over is 6-0 in their last six road games.
Meanwhile, the Explorers are 8-21 ATS in their last 29 overall and 7-19 ATS in their last 26 versus the Atlantic 10. La Salle is also 1-4 ATS in their last five Tuesday games and 5-16 ATS in their last 21 following an ATS loss.
St. Bonaventure is on a pretty nice roll right now, and they’ve scored at least 84 points in three of their last four games (with 79 in the other one). As for La Salle, they’ve got some good scoring up top but on the whole they’re simply allowing too many points to be competitive. I’m going with St. Bonaventure to stay hot here.