St. Bonaventure Bonnies host Virginia Commonwealth Rams in college basketball action
Virginia Commonwealth Rams vs St. Bonaventure Bonnies Odds
St. Bonaventure will look to improve on its 7-7 record on Saturday when they host Virginia Commonwealth in NCAA basketball odds action at Reilly Center.
St. Bonaventure battles the Rams, currently sitting with a 13-3 mark (5-4 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 9-2 for the Bonnies and 3-6 for the Rams.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bonnies - Rams odds would favor the Rams if the lines were set according to our power ranks. St. Bonaventure is rated No. 200 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Virginia Commonwealth is at No. 13. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 89-72 win for the Rams.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature St. Bonaventure's No. 190-rated squad against Virginia Commonwealth's No. 134-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, St. Bonaventure rates No. 102 in the country with 6.9 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 10 nationally with 8.8 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Virginia Commonwealth owns the country's No. 49-rated mark, allowing 62.2 points per game on the highway. St. Bonaventure, on the other hand, rates No. 74 in scoring at home.
Virginia Commonwealth won its last outing, a 74-62 result against Dayton on January 9. They covered in that game as a 11.5-point favorite. Treveon Graham scored 24 points leading the Rams to a 74-62 victory over Dayton at Siegel Center on Wednesday.
St. Bonaventure was a 78-59 loser in its last match on the road against George Washington. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as underdogs. The Bonnies endured a 78-59 loss at the hands of the Colonials on Wednesday, despite a 17-point effort from Chris Johnson at Charles E. Smith Center.
Virginia Commonwealth Rams Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
After a win are 9-1
St. Bonaventure Bonnies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Xavier are 8-2
After playing George Washington are 0-10
After a loss are 6-4
A few Rams at Bonnies trends to consider:
Virginia Commonwealth is 15-4 SU in its last 19 games on the road
St. Bonaventure is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games at home
St. Bonaventure is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
St. Bonaventure is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Virginia Commonwealth home to Saint Joseph's, Thursday, January 17
St. Bonaventure home to Xavier, Wednesday, January 16