St. Bonaventure Bonnies home to Fordham Rams in NCAA Basketball betting action
Fordham Rams vs St. Bonaventure Bonnies Odds
Fordham pays a visit to St. Bonaventure on Saturday, hoping to send the Bonnies to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Reilly Center.
The Rams will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 16-12 ATS against the number this season, while the Bonnies are 14-12-1 ATS. Fordham is 10-13 on the totals; St. Bonaventure is 14-11.
The Rams were listed as 13-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 204-rated Bonnies and the No. 274-ranked Rams, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 72-59 result in favor of the Bonnies.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and St. Bonaventure has the nation's No. 57-rated offensive output, at 72.8 PPG. The visiting Rams defense ranks No. 333 allowing on average 76 PPG. The Bonnies FG% has averaged 44.8% so far, more than the Rams marksmen have achieved on the year, 39.7% per game.
Defensively, Fordham features the nation's No. 338-rated defense on the road, allowing 79.5 points per game. St. Bonaventure, meanwhile, comes in at No. 60 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Fordham was a 74-55 loser at home against Temple. They failed to cover the 11.5-point spread as underdogs. Fordham got 15 points from Jeff Short but lost anyway, 74-55, to Temple on Wednesday at Rose Hill Gym.
Last time out for St. Bonaventure, they were a 75-63 loser as they battled Dayton on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 7.5-point underdog. The Bonnies endured a 75-63 loss at the hands of the Flyers on Wednesday, despite a 22-point effort from Demitrius Conger at Dayton Arena.
Fordham Rams Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
After playing Temple are 2-8
After a loss are 1-9
St. Bonaventure Bonnies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
After playing Dayton are 1-9
After a loss are 4-6
A few Rams at Bonnies trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Fordham's last 8 games when playing on the road against St. Bonaventure
Fordham is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games when playing on the road against St. Bonaventure
Fordham is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
St. Bonaventure is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Fordham
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Bonaventure's last 5 games
St. Bonaventure is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of St. Bonaventure's last 8 games when playing at home against Fordham