Saint Louis Billikens vs St. Bonaventure Bonnies Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner
|St. Bonaventure Bonnies||Saint Louis Billikens|
|11-5||January 15, 2014, 08:00 | Chaifetz Arena||15-2|
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Billikens in Saint Louis at Chaifetz Arena on Wednesday in college basketball action.
Saint Louis battles the Bonnies, currently sitting with a 11-5 mark (9-5 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 4-10 for the Billikens and 5-8 for the Bonnies.
View St. Bonaventure Bonnies vs Saint Louis Billikens Odds and Stats.
Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Billikens installed as -11.5-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.
The Billikens - Bonnies odds would favor the Billikens if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Saint Louis is rated No. 37 in the current Odds Shark poll, while St. Bonaventure is at No. 91.
St. Bonaventure was a 73-68 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Massachusetts. They covered the 7.5-point spread as underdogs. St. Bonaventure got 15 points from Charlon Kloof but lost anyway, 73-68, to Massachusetts on Saturday at Mullins Center.
Saint Louis was a 67-59 winner in its last match on the road against Dayton. They covered the 2-point spread as underdogs. The Billikens got 22 points from Dwayne Evans as Saint Louis ran past Dayton 67-59 on Saturday at Dayton Arena.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Bonnies is ranked No. 71 in NCAA hoops at 37.81 per game. Contrast that with Saint Louis’s No. 94 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Saint Louis is the No. 155-ranked team in the country at 5.82 per game, while St. Bonaventure rates No. 237 at 4.5 per game.
St. Bonaventure home to George Washington, Saturday, January 18th
Saint Louis at Fordham, Saturday, January 18th