Siena Saints vs Bonnies College Hoops Game Preview
Siena Saints vs St. Bonaventure Bonnies Odds
The visiting Siena Saints hope to send their backers to the pay window on Tuesday as they look to cover the spread at Reilly Center against the St. Bonaventure Bonnies.
St. Bonaventure battles the Saints, currently sitting with a 2-6 mark (1-3 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 2-1 for the Bonnies and 0-1 for the Saints.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Bonnies as 13-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Bonnies rated this week at No. 272 and the Saints sitting at No. 186. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 68-62 result in favor of the Bonnies.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits St. Bonaventure's No. 112-ranked offense, averaging 72 PPG, against a Saints defense that ranks No. 114 at 63.1 PPG. The Bonnies field goal percentage has averaged 44.9% so far, more than the Saints marksmen have achieved on the year, 38.8% per game.
Defensively, Siena features the nation's No. 79-rated defense on the road, allowing 63.6 points per game. St. Bonaventure, meanwhile, comes in at No. 132 nationally in scoring at home.
Siena was a 69-56 loser in its last match at home against Albany. Rob Poole scored 19 points in a futile effort to lead the Saints to a win (they lost 69-56 to Albany at Times Union Center on Saturday).
St. Bonaventure was an 82-79 winner in its last match at home against Buffalo. They failed to cover the 9.5-point spread as favorites. Demitrius Conger scored 20 points leading the Bonnies to an 82-79 victory over Buffalo at Reilly Center on Saturday.
Siena Saints Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Rider are 5-5
After playing Albany are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6
St. Bonaventure Bonnies Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Arkansas State are 0-1
After playing Buffalo are 3-3
After a win are 6-4
A few Saints at Bonnies trends to consider:
Siena is 5-16 SU in its last 21 games on the road
St. Bonaventure is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
St. Bonaventure is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Siena
St. Bonaventure is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games
Siena home to Rider, Friday, December 7
St. Bonaventure at Arkansas State, Saturday, December 8