NCAA hoops odds preview - George Washington vs. St. Bonaventure

George Washington Colonials St. Bonaventure Bonnies
14-3 January 18, 2014, 07:00 | Reilly Center 11-6



The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between St. Bonaventure and George Washington on Saturday, with the host Bonnies trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

The Colonials will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 8-4 ATS against the number this season, while the Bonnies are 10-5 ATS. George Washington is 5-6 on the totals; St. Bonaventure is 5-9.

View George Washington Colonials vs St. Bonaventure Bonnies Odds and Stats.

St. Bonaventure opened as 0-point in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening total as well at BetOnline.

According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 91-ranked Bonnies and the No. 82-rated Colonials in this matchup.

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George Washington was a 76-66 winner in their most recent outing at home against Virginia Commonwealth. They covered the 1.5-point spread as underdogs. The Colonials got a terrific 25-point effort from Patricio Garino as George Washington defeated Virginia Commonwealth 76-66 on Tuesday at Charles E. Smith Center.

In their last action, St. Bonaventure was a 66-60 loser on the road against Saint Louis. They covered the 11-point spread as underdogs. St. Bonaventure suffered a 66-60 loss against Saint Louis on Wednesday, getting 17 points from Matthew Wright in a losing effort at Chaifetz Arena.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up St. Bonaventure's No. 96 nationally ranked offense (75 points per game) against a Colonials defense that sits as the No. 54 at 65.71 PPG. The Bonnies have been averaging 46.26% from the field, less than the Colonials have managed so far this season (46.63% on average).

A few Colonials at Bonnies trends to consider:
George Washington is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
George Washington is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games
George Washington is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
George Washington is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games on the road
St. Bonaventure is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
St. Bonaventure is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of St. Bonaventure's last 7 games
St. Bonaventure is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home


Next up:
George Washington at George Mason, Saturday, January 25th
St. Bonaventure at La Salle, Wednesday, January 22nd
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