NCAA Basketball betting line favors Spiders over Bonnies
St. Bonaventure Bonnies vs Richmond Spiders Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the Richmond Spiders try to run the St. Bonaventure Bonnies off the court at Robins Center in college hoops action.
The Spiders are 14-11 so far on the season, and 6-16 ATS vs. the number. The Bonnies, meanwhile, are 11-12 and 10-11-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Richmond go 9-10 and the Bonnies go 10-10 on the totals.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Richmond Spiders as 7-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Spiders, most recently No. 187 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Bonnies, who rate No. 234 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 72-69 victory for the Spiders.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Richmond's No. 340-rated squad against St. Bonaventure's No. 283-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Richmond rates No. 25 in the country with 8.2 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 97 nationally with 7 per match.
Defensively, St. Bonaventure features the nation's No. 279-rated defense on the road, allowing 74.3 points per game. Richmond, meanwhile, comes in at No. 97 nationally in scoring at home.
St. Bonaventure lost its last outing, a 69-66 result against La Salle on February 13. They covered in that game as a 4-point underdog. St. Bonaventure got 15 points from Eric Mosley but lost anyway, 69-66, to La Salle on Wednesday at Reilly Center.
Richmond lost its last outing, a 61-55 result against Saint Joseph's on February 13. They failed to cover in that game as a 4.5-point underdog. The Spiders endured a 61-55 loss at the hands of the Hawks on Wednesday, despite a 13-point effort from Kendall Anthony at Hagan Arena.
St. Bonaventure Bonnies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Massachusetts are 3-7
After playing La Salle are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
Richmond Spiders Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Fordham are 6-4
After playing Saint Joseph's are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
A few Bonnies at Spiders trends to consider:
St. Bonaventure is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games on the road
St. Bonaventure is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Richmond
Richmond is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Richmond's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Richmond's last 5 games when playing St. Bonaventure
Richmond is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing St. Bonaventure
St. Bonaventure home to Massachusetts, Wednesday, February 20
Richmond at Fordham, Saturday, February 23