Saint Joseph's St. Bonaventure Betting Preview
St. Bonaventure Bonnies vs Saint Joseph's Hawks Odds
The Saint Joseph's Hawks will be trying to slam the St. Bonaventure Bonnies on Wednesday when the teams tip off at Hagan Arena in college betting action.
The Bonnies will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 7-8-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Hawks are 7-6 ATS. St. Bonaventure is 10-4 on the totals; Saint Joseph's is 6-5.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Hawks as 8.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 65-rated Hawks and the No. 227-ranked Bonnies, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 75-71 result in favor of the Hawks.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Saint Joseph's has the nation's No. 112-rated offensive output, at 70.3 PPG. The visiting Bonnies defense ranks No. 282 allowing on average 71.1 PPG. The Hawks FG% has averaged 44.5% so far, more than the Bonnies marksmen have achieved on the year, 44% per game.
Defensively, St. Bonaventure features the nation's No. 308-rated defense on the road, allowing 76.9 points per game. Saint Joseph's, meanwhile, comes in at No. 167 nationally in scoring at home.
St. Bonaventure won its last outing, an 81-78 result against Temple on January 19. They covered in that game as a 10-point underdog. Matthew Wright scored 22 points leading the Bonnies to an 81-78 victory over Temple at Liacouras Center on Saturday.
Saint Joseph's was a 79-59 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Pennsylvania. They covered the 11.5-point spread as favorites. The battle between the Hawks and Quakers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Pennsylvania was handed a 79-59 defeat on Saturday at The Palestra.
St. Bonaventure Bonnies Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Saint Louis are 2-7
After playing Temple are 3-7
After a win are 5-5
Saint Joseph's Hawks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Xavier are 3-7
After playing Pennsylvania are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
A few Bonnies at Hawks trends to consider:
St. Bonaventure is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
St. Bonaventure is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
St. Bonaventure is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Saint Joseph's
St. Bonaventure is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Saint Joseph's
Saint Joseph's is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against St. Bonaventure
Saint Joseph's is 17-3 SU in its last 20 games when playing St. Bonaventure
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Saint Joseph's last 5 games when playing St. Bonaventure
Saint Joseph's is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games at home
St. Bonaventure home to Saint Louis, Saturday, January 26
Saint Joseph's home to Xavier, Saturday, January 26