Duquesne St. Bonaventure Betting Preview
St. Bonaventure Bonnies vs Duquesne Dukes Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for St. Bonaventure when they take on the Duquesne Dukes on Saturday in college hoops betting action.
The Dukes are 8-18 so far on the season, and 6-16 ATS vs. the number. The Bonnies, meanwhile, are 12-13 and 12-11-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Duquesne go 7-12 and the Bonnies go 12-10 on the totals.
Bettors looking to side with Duquesne in this one found them as 4.5-point underdogs earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 231-rated St. Bonaventure taking on the No. 240-rated Dukes in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 71-64 win for the Bonnies on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Duquesne has the nation's No. 176-rated offensive output, at 67.3 PPG. The visiting Bonnies defense ranks No. 282 allowing on average 71.3 PPG. The Dukes FG% has averaged 40.8% so far, less than the Bonnies marksmen have achieved on the year, 44% per game.
Defensively, St. Bonaventure features the nation's No. 292-rated defense on the road, allowing 75 points per game. Duquesne, meanwhile, comes in at No. 201 nationally in scoring at home.
St. Bonaventure was a 99-94 winner in their most recent outing at home against Massachusetts. They covered the 2-point spread as favorites. The Bonnies used a 39-point performance from Eric Mosley to help St. Bonaventure smack Massachusetts 99-94 on Wednesday at Reilly Center.
Duquesne lost its last outing, a 68-49 result against Butler on February 19. They failed to cover in that game as a 17-point underdog. Duquesne suffered a 68-49 loss against Butler on Tuesday, getting 11 points from Derrick Colter in a losing effort at Hinkle Fieldhouse.
St. Bonaventure Bonnies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Charlotte are 6-4
After playing Massachusetts are 5-5
After a win are 3-7
Duquesne Dukes Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing La Salle are 6-4
After a loss are 1-9
A few Bonnies at Dukes trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Bonaventure's last 5 games when playing on the road against Duquesne
St. Bonaventure is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games on the road
St. Bonaventure is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Duquesne
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Duquesne's last 5 games when playing at home against St. Bonaventure
Duquesne is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against St. Bonaventure
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Duquesne's last 5 games when playing St. Bonaventure
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Duquesne's last 7 games
St. Bonaventure home to Charlotte, Saturday, March 2
Duquesne at La Salle, Saturday, March 2