St. Bonaventure vs. Richmond - 3/9/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Richmond Spiders (12-19) at St. Bonaventure Bonnies (24-6)
College Basketball: Friday, March 9, 2018 at 6:00 pm (Capitol One Arena)
The Line: St. Bonaventure Bonnies -7.5 -- Over/Under: 148 See the Latest Odds
In Atlantic 10 Tournament college basketball action on Friday, the Richmond Spiders and the St. Bonaventure Bonnies will be matching up on the court.
Richmond enters this game with a 12-19 record overall. The Spiders were just 9-19 as recently as February 24, but have since rattled off three victories—including Thursday’s over Duquesne in the tournament.
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In that 81-68 Duquesne win, Richmond guard Jacob Gilyard was tops in scoring with 20 points, two rebounds and three assists. Guard Nick Sherod also had a nice game for the Spiders with 17 points and four rebounds.
Over on the St. Bonaventure side, they’re sitting at 24-6 on the year. The Bonnies have won their last 12 straight games, and took out Saint Louis on Saturday. In that one, St. Bonaventure’s lead scorer was Courtney Stockard with 22 points.
Jaylen Adams is the top scorer on the season for the Bonnies with 20.5 PPG and 5.3 APG, while Matt Mobley has 18.2 PPG. Also in double-figures for St. Bonaventure is Stockard with 12.6 PPG and 6.5 RPG.
Richmond is 7-1 ATS in their last eight following a straight-up win and 7-2 ATS in their last nine following an ATS win. The Spiders are also 3-12-2 ATS in their last 17 Friday games and the over is 35-17-1 in their last 53 overall.
Meanwhile, the Bonnies are 5-1 ATS in their last six overall and 5-1 ATS in their last six versus the Atlantic 10. St. Bonaventure is also 17-7 ATS in their last 24 neutral-site games and 11-5 ATS in their last 16 Friday games.
The last time these two teams met up, the Bonnies secured a 97-88 home win on February 10. Richmond is playing with a renewed vigor these days though, and they’ve put up at least 81 in each of their last three. St. Bonaventure has failed to hit 69 points in two of their last three, so I’m going with Richmond to cover here.