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St Bonaventure Bonnies vs Siena Saints 11/12/2019 Picks, Previews and Predictions
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
St Bonaventure Bonnies vs Siena Saints 11/12/2019 – The St. Bonaventure Bonnies are going on the road and seek their first win of the season against the Siena Saints at the Times Union Center in New York City this Tuesday, November 12 at 7:00 pm. On the other hand, Siena split their first two games of the season and wants to avoid two consecutive losses. The game is predicted to go either way with St. Bonaventure having a slight edge over Siena according to Basketball Over Under Prediction.
St Bonaventure Bonnies vs Siena Saints 11/12/2019
St Bonaventure Bonnies
For the past two games, the Bonnies have been struggling to put the ball to the hoop and shooting a low 33.6% from the field. Kyle Lofton was their best player doing 11 points, 3.5 rebounds and 4.5 assists. Their center Amadi Ikpeze was a surprise doing 10.5 points and seven rebounds per outing. St. Bonaventure Bonnies need a better outing from Dominick Welch who did 9 points per game. For a guard, he averages a great 7.5 rebounds per night along with 1.5 steals per game. Having these three players would definitely be a home run for the Bonnies if they want to control the game over Siena. Good shot selection will be a huge key in this game.
Players to Watch: K. Lofton (11 PPG, 3.5 RPG, 4.5 APG, 1 SPG), A. Ikpeza (10.5 PPG, 7 RPG), D. Welch (9 PPG, 7.5 RPG, 2.5 APG, 1.5 SPG, 0.5 BPG).
The Saints split their first two games in the season. During their win against the American U. Eagles, they shot 52% from the three-point arc. In the loss against Xavier, they shot a dismal 21.1% of their threes on 19 attempts. Their field goal percentage was also bad with only 37.5%. Elijah Burns was more consistent in their first two games averaging 19 points, 6.5 rebounds, 1.5 assists and a steal per game. Jalen Pickett led the team in scoring with 20 points per game along with five rebounds and three assists per night. Their offense must be on queue against the Bonnies and ball rotation will be a key. Their 17 assists on their wins are a far number to their nine assists during their loss.
Players to Watch: J. Pickett (20 PPG, 5 RPG, 3 APG, 0.5 SPG), E. Burns (19 PPG, 6.5 RPG, 1.5 APG, 1 SPG, 0.5 BPG), D. Carey (14 PPG, 4 RPG, 3 APG, 1 SPG).
St Bonaventure Bonnies vs Siena Saints Betting Predictions
St Bonaventure Bonnies
Bonnies are 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
Saints are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
St Bonaventure Bonnies vs Siena Saints Betting Picks
This will be a tough game to call since Bonnies have not lived up to their promise but Siena owns the home court. The talent discrepancy favors the Bonnies and they have a slight edge on the odds according to College Basketball betting Tips . If the Bonnies manage to clog the passing lanes of Siena along with good three-point shooting, the game would highly be theirs.
Moneyline: The Saints look to be a better bet in their battle against the Bonnies owning a -500 moneyline while St. Bonaventure is at +375.
Spread: The Bonnies are given a slight edge with -1 on the spread. Saints have the +1 in this game.
Total: Both teams are given the 130.5 total. Siena is the team going under while Bonnies are the opposite.
Score Prediction: 67-65, Bonnies.