Davidson vs St. Bonaventure Pick – Basketball Predictions & Odds 3/8/23
St. Bonaventure Bonnies (14-17) vs. Davidson Wildcats (15-15)
March 8, 2023 11:30 am EDT
The Line: Davidson Wildcats -3.5 / St. Bonaventure Bonnies +3.5; Over/Under: +134.5
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The St. Bonaventure Bonnies and Davidson Wildcats meet Wednesday in the college basketball Atlantic 10 Tournament Second Round at the Barclays Center. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies are averaging 67.2 points on 42.9 percent shooting and allowing 67.7 points on 43 percent shooting. Daryl Banks III is averaging 15.6 points and 3.7 rebounds, while Chad Venning is averaging 12.6 points and 0.7 assists. Kyrell Luc is the third double-digit scorer and Moses Flowers is grabbing 2.6 rebounds. The St. Bonaventure Bonnies are shooting 35 percent from beyond the arc and 70.6 percent from the free throw line. The St. Bonaventure Bonnies are allowing 29.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.7 rebounds per game.
The Davidson Wildcats are averaging 70.6 points on 44.7 percent shooting and allowing 69.1 points on 44.1 percent shooting. Foster Loyer is averaging 16.6 points and 4.2 rebounds, while Sam Mennenga is averaging 15.5 points and 1.4 assists. Desmond Watson is dishing 1.1 assists and Grant Huffman is grabbing 3.5 rebounds. The Davidson Wildcats are shooting 33.2 percent from beyond the arc and 74.7 percent from the free throw line. The Davidson Wildcats are allowing 32.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.6 rebounds per game.
The Bonnies are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 neutral site games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Wildcats are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 neutral site games. The under is 4-1 in Bonnies last 5 neutral site games. The under is 4-0 in Wildcats last 4 overall. The favorite is 8-3 ATS in the last 11 meetings.
Not a ton of separation between these teams, but the Davidson Wildcats did beat St. Bonaventure comfortably a couple of weeks ago. Davidson is also 7-3 ATS when favorites of 5 or fewer points. The St. Bonaventure Bonnies enter the tournament, losing their last 5 games by an average of 5.6 points. I’ll lay the small chalk with Davidson.