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St. Bonaventure Bonnies vs Iona Gaels Betting Matchup Report

Iona GaelsSt. Bonaventure Bonnies
Dec 31, 1:00 PM | Reilly Center

Iona Gaels vs St. Bonaventure Bonnies Odds


St. Bonaventure will look to improve on its 7-4 record on Monday when they host Iona in NCAA basketball odds action at Reilly Center.

The Bonnies bring a 7-4 record (5-4-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 6-6 Gaels, who are 5-5 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed St. Bonaventure go 6-2 so far and the Gaels go 4-2.

View Iona vs St Bonaventure Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with St. Bonaventure in this one found them as 5-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Bonnies, most recently No. 165 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Gaels, who rate No. 240 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 83-80 victory for the Bonnies.

How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Gaels is ranked No. 156 in NCAA hoops at 35.9 per game. Contrast that with St. Bonaventure’s No. 169 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, St. Bonaventure is the No. 91-ranked team in the country at 7 per game, while Iona rates No. 4 at 9.4 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Iona owns the country's No. 331-rated mark, allowing 81.5 points per game on the highway. St. Bonaventure, on the other hand, rates No. 78 in scoring at home.

Iona was a 96-91 loser in its last match on the road against Saint Joseph's. They covered the 8-point spread as underdogs. Lamont Jones scored 25 points for Iona on Friday, but the Hawks managed a 96-91 victory over the Gaels at Hagan Arena.

St. Bonaventure was a 92-73 loser in its last match on the road against North Carolina State. They failed to cover the 10.5-point spread as underdogs. St. Bonaventure suffered a 92-73 loss against North Carolina State on Saturday, getting 18 points from Eric Mosley in a losing effort at PNC Arena.

Iona Gaels Trends:
When playing on Monday are 2-5
Before playing Siena are 7-3
After playing Saint Joseph's are 1-0
After a loss are 8-2

St. Bonaventure Bonnies Trends:
When playing on Monday are 1-5
Before playing Colorado State are 0-1
After playing North Carolina State are 1-0
After a loss are 9-1

A few Gaels at Bonnies trends to consider:
Iona is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Iona is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
St. Bonaventure is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
St. Bonaventure is 14-6 SU in its last 20 games

Next up:
Iona at Siena, Friday, January 4
St. Bonaventure at Colorado State, Saturday, January 5