Charlotte 49ers visit St. Bonaventure Bonnies in college basketball clash
Charlotte 49ers vs St. Bonaventure Bonnies Odds
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies will hit the floor running against the visiting Charlotte 49ers Saturday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.
The Bonnies bring a 13-13 record (13-11-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 18-9 49ers, who are 12-10 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed St. Bonaventure go 13-10 so far and the 49ers go 12-9.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Bonnies as 5.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 216-ranked Bonnies and the No. 90-rated 49ers in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 72-70 win for the Bonnies on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and St. Bonaventure has the nation's No. 75-rated offensive output, at 71.9 PPG. The visiting 49ers defense ranks No. 167 allowing on average 66.3 PPG. The Bonnies FG% has averaged 44.4% so far, less than the 49ers marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.6% per game.
Defensively, Charlotte features the nation's No. 199-rated defense on the road, allowing 70.7 points per game. St. Bonaventure, meanwhile, comes in at No. 96 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Charlotte, they were an 88-67 loser as they battled Dayton at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 1-point favorite. Charlotte was run off the court by the Flyers on Wednesday as Dayton routed them 88-67 at Dale F. Halton Arena.
Last time out for St. Bonaventure, they were a 78-71 winner as they battled Duquesne on the road. They covered in the match as a 4.5-point favorite. St. Bonaventure earned a 78-71 victory over Duquesne on Saturday, getting 19 points from Chris Johnson at A.J. Palumbo Center.
Charlotte 49ers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Duquesne are 0-7
After playing Dayton are 3-6
After a loss are 5-5
St. Bonaventure Bonnies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Dayton are 2-8
After playing Duquesne are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
A few 49ers at Bonnies trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Charlotte's last 5 games on the road
Charlotte is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Bonaventure's last 6 games at home
St. Bonaventure is 18-6 SU in its last 24 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Bonaventure's last 7 games when playing Charlotte
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of St. Bonaventure's last 9 games
Charlotte at Duquesne, Wednesday, March 6
St. Bonaventure at Dayton, Wednesday, March 6