Butler Bulldogs host St. Bonaventure Bonnies in college basketball action
St. Bonaventure Bonnies vs Butler Bulldogs Odds
The Butler Bulldogs will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the St. Bonaventure Bonnies at Hinkle Fieldhouse on Wednesday in NCAA hoops play.
The Bonnies will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 8-10-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Bulldogs are 13-7 ATS. St. Bonaventure is 10-7 on the totals; Butler is 13-6.
The Bonnies were listed as 11.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Bulldogs at No. 53 and the Bonnies at No. 218 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 76-70 result in favor of the Bulldogs.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Bonnies rank No. 252 in NCAA Division 1 with 32.9 per game. That compares with Butler’s No. 118 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Butler is college basketball's No. 109-ranked team at 6.7 per game, while the Bonnies rate No. 63 with 7.4 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, St. Bonaventure owns the country's No. 297-rated mark, allowing 75.4 points per game on the highway. Butler, on the other hand, rates No. 92 in scoring at home.
Last time out for St. Bonaventure, they were a 68-60 winner as they battled Duquesne at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 11.5-point favorite. Eric Mosley scored 14 points leading the Bonnies to a 68-60 victory over Duquesne at Reilly Center on Saturday.
Butler was a 75-68 winner in its last match at home against Rhode Island. They failed to cover the 16-point spread as favorites. Butler earned a 75-68 victory over Rhode Island on Saturday, getting 23 points from Rotnei Clarke at Hinkle Fieldhouse.
St. Bonaventure Bonnies Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Rhode Island are 3-7
After playing Duquesne are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
Butler Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
After a win are 8-2
A few Bonnies at Bulldogs trends to consider:
St. Bonaventure is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
St. Bonaventure is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Butler is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Butler is 15-2 SU in its last 17 games
St. Bonaventure at Rhode Island, Saturday, February 9
Butler at George Washington, Saturday, February 9