Saint Louis vs. St. Bonaventure - 3/7/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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St. Bonaventure Bonnies (19-11) at Saint Louis Billikens (22-8)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 8:00 pm (Chaifetz Arena)
The Line: Saint Louis Billikens -4.5 -- Over/Under: 135
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies and Saint Louis Billikens meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Chaifetz Arena.
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies need a win after splitting their last six games. The St. Bonaventure Bonnies are averaging 69.8 points on 44.1 percent shooting and allowing 66.7 points on 41.7 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 34.2 percent from beyond the arc and 73.1 percent from the free throw line. The St. Bonaventure Bonnies are allowing 32.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.4 rebounds per game. The St. Bonaventure Bonnies have won three of their last four road games.
The Saint Louis Billikens look for a win to build on their four-game winning streak. The Saint Louis Billikens are averaging 71.7 points on 45.4 percent shooting and allowing 65.7 points on 40.5 percent shooting. Jordan Goodwin is averaging 15.5 points and 10.5 rebounds while Javonte Perkins is averaging 14.6 points and 3.4 rebounds. Hasahn French is the third double-digit scorer and Gibson Jimerson is grabbing 1.5 rebounds. The Saint Louis Billikens are shooting 34 percent from beyond the arc and 57.9 percent from the free throw line. The Saint Louis Billikens are allowing 32.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.3 rebounds per game. The Saint Louis Billikens have won three straight home games.
The favorite is 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings. The road team is 10-2 ATS in the last 12 meetings.
The Saint Louis Billikens are starting to find their stride with four straight wins, and they're winning those games by an average of 9.8 points while shooting 53.4 percent from the field and 41.3 percent from deep. The Saint Louis Billikens win at home by an average of 8.3 points while allowing just 40 percent shooting from the field and 31.7 percent shooting from deep. The St. Bonaventure Bonnies don't have the horses offensively and aren't consistent enough overall to slowdown the improved play of Saint Louis.