St. Bonaventure vs. Saint Joseph's - 3/4/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Saint Joseph's Hawks (6-23) at St. Bonaventure Bonnies (18-11)
College Basketball: Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 7:00 pm (Reilly Center)
The Line: St. Bonaventure Bonnies -12 -- Over/Under: 143.5
The Saint Joseph's Hawks and St. Bonaventure Bonnies meet Wednesday in college basketball action at the Reilly Center.
The Saint Joseph's Hawks need a win after losing nine of their last 11 games. The Saint Joseph's Hawks are averaging 68.6 points on 38.5 percent shooting and allowing 79.3 points on 46.1 percent shooting. Ryan Daly is averaging 20.2 points and 7.2 rebounds while Cameron Brown is averaging 9.7 points and 4.4 rebounds. Taylor Funk is dishing 2.3 assists and Myles Douglas is grabbing 3.2 rebounds. The Saint Joseph's Hawks are shooting 29.6 percent from beyond the arc and 70.3 percent from the free throw line. The Saint Joseph's Hawks are allowing 37.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.3 rebounds per game. The Saint Joseph's Hawks have lost six straight road games.
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies need a win after losing three of their last four games. The St. Bonaventure Bonnies are averaging 69.1 points on 43.7 percent shooting and allowing 66.5 points on 41.5 percent shooting. Kyle Lofton is averaging 14.3 points and 2.7 rebounds while Jaren English is averaging 11.8 points and 2.2 assists. Dominick Welch is the third double-digit scorer and Osun Osunniyi is grabbing 8.7 rebounds. The St. Bonaventure Bonnies are shooting 33.7 percent from beyond the arc and 72.5 percent from the free throw line. The St. Bonaventure Bonnies are allowing 32.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.4 rebounds per game. The St. Bonaventure Bonnies have split their last six home games.
The underdog is 6-2-1 ATS in the last 9 meetings.
The Saint Joseph's Hawks have proven time and time again they're not a good basketball team, and that's even more of a case on the road where they lose by an average of 14.3 points and shoot 39 percent from the field. The Saint Joseph's Hawks are just 5-8 against the spread on the road. The St. Bonaventure Bonnies aren't playing great ball as of late, but they're 7-4-1 against the spread at home and 16-11-1 against the spread on the season. This is a lot of chalk to eat, but the Saint Joseph's Hawks are a bad basketball team. It's the Bonnies or pass.