College baskeball point spread favors Bobcats in battle with Bonnies
St. Bonaventure Bonnies vs Ohio Bobcats Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Wednesday when the Ohio Bobcats try to run the St. Bonaventure Bonnies off the court at Ohio University Convocation Center in college hoops action.
The Bobcats currently sports a 5-0 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 4-0 ATS. The Bonnies are 3-1 and 1-1-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Bobcats produce a 0-0 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Bonnies have gone 1-0 against the number.
The visitors opened as 10-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including Bovada. The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Bobcats at No. 168 and the Bonnies at No. 210 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 92-71 result in favor of the Bobcats.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Ohio's No. 48-ranked offense, averaging 77.4 PPG, against a Bonnies defense that ranks No. 208 at 67.5 PPG. The Bobcats field goal percentage has averaged 50.9% so far, more than the Bonnies marksmen have achieved on the year, 44% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, St. Bonaventure owns the country's No. 173-rated mark, allowing 70 points per game on the highway. Ohio, on the other hand, rates No. 110 in scoring at home.
In their last action, St. Bonaventure was an 80-75 winner at home against Niagara. They covered the 3.5-point spread as favorites. Antoine Mason scored 19 points in a futile effort to lead the Purple Eagles to a win (they lost 80-75 to St. Bonaventure at Blue Cross Arena on Saturday).
Ohio was a 73-48 winner in their most recent outing at home against Richmond. They covered the 7.5-point spread as favorites. The battle between the Bobcats and Spiders didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Richmond was handed a 73-48 defeat on Saturday at Ohio University Convocation Center.
St. Bonaventure Bonnies Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Buffalo are 3-3
After playing Niagara are 7-3
After a win are 6-4
Ohio Bobcats Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 1-9
Before playing Robert Morris are 3-0
After a win are 9-1
A few Bonnies at Bobcats trends to consider:
St. Bonaventure is 8-15 SU in its last 23 games on the road
Ohio is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Ohio is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Ohio is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing St. Bonaventure
St. Bonaventure home to Buffalo, Saturday, December 1
Ohio at Robert Morris, Saturday, December 1