St. Bonaventure Duquesne Betting Preview
Duquesne Dukes vs St. Bonaventure Bonnies Odds
Duquesne 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 Bonnies are 9-10 so far on the season, and 8-9-1 ATS vs. the number. The Dukes, meanwhile, are 7-13 and 4-12 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen St. Bonaventure go 10-6 and the Dukes go 5-8 on the totals.
The Bonnies were listed as 12-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Bonnies, most recently No. 224 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Dukes, who rate No. 216 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 72-66 victory for the Bonnies.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features St. Bonaventure's No. 94-ranked scoring average of 71.3 PPG, against a Dukes defense rated No. 320 and allowing 74.4 PPG. The Bonnies FG% has averaged 44.2% to date this season, more than the Dukes shooters have managed so far (41.1% per game).
Defensively, Duquesne features the nation's No. 309-rated defense on the road, allowing 76.7 points per game. St. Bonaventure, meanwhile, comes in at No. 130 nationally in scoring at home.
Duquesne lost its last outing, a 72-56 result against Dayton on January 26. They failed to cover in that game as a 15.5-point underdog. Jeremiah Jones scored 16 points in a futile effort to lead the Dukes to a win (they lost 72-56 to Dayton at Dayton Arena on Saturday).
Last time out for St. Bonaventure, they were a 67-57 loser as they battled Saint Louis at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 3-point underdog. The Bonnies endured a 67-57 loss at the hands of the Billikens on Saturday, despite a 15-point effort from Demitrius Conger at Reilly Center.
Duquesne Dukes Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing George Washington are 4-6
After playing Dayton are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7
St. Bonaventure Bonnies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 1-9
After playing Saint Louis are 0-9
After a loss are 5-5
A few Dukes at Bonnies trends to consider:
Duquesne is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against St. Bonaventure
Duquesne is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against St. Bonaventure
Duquesne is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Duquesne is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
St. Bonaventure is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Duquesne
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Bonaventure's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Bonaventure's last 5 games when playing Duquesne
St. Bonaventure is 16-5 SU in its last 21 games at home
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