Free NCAA Hoops Pick: Rams vs Bonnies CBB Odds
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18-14 (4-2 N) Rhode Island Rams vs. St. Bonaventure Bonnies 17-15 (2-3 N)
Date: Saturday, March 16th, 2019
Time: 1:00 PM ET
Venue: Barklays Center in Brooklyn, New York
CBB Moneyline Odds: OFF
CBB Betting Odds: SBON -1.5
CBB Betting Total: 127
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The eighth-seeded team in the Atlantic 10 Conference in the Rhode Island Rams picked up a huge, confidence-building victory over the top-seeded team in the VCU Rams in their most recent tournament matchup. They now move on to face a team in the Bonnies of St. Bonaventure to which they were able to pick up a 12-point victory against in their last meeting.
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies have certainly been resilient lately as they enter this matchup winners of two straight games. Their most recent matchup came versus the Patriots of George Mason in the opening round of the Atlantic 10 tournament as 20 points each from Kyle Lofton along with Dominick Welch ultimately sealed the victory for the Bonnies.
Rhode Island Rams
On the other hand, Fatts Russell along with Tyrese Martin led Rhode Island with 18 points each as they were able to shoot 54% as a team, compared to just 38% for St Bonaventure. And while both teams turned the ball over frequently in this contest, Rhode Island seem to get the breaks on the perimeter as well as from the free-throw line in picking up the victory.
Leading scorer in the season in Jeff Dowtin (15 ppg) scored just 12 points in this contest as he went in miserable 4-11 from the perimeter.For the season, he is connecting on 48% of his shots, however, while also shooting 36% from three-point range.
Versus a defensive-minded VCU Ram squad, Rhode Island was able to find the basket late in the second half as the team shot 44% from the floor compared to just 38% for VCU. Dowtin led the team with 22 points as the Rams are also able to shoot exceptional from the free throw line at 85% on their way to the victory.
St. Bonaventure Bonnies
And while St. Bonaventure was certainly not on fire from the floor in shooting just 40% from the perimeter in their matchup versus the Patriots, they shot just well enough in which to pull out a victory in the end. Besides, their defense was solid as ever in allowing just 35% shooting to George Mason.
Lofton along with Welch combined for 10 three’s on the night as St Bonaventure was able to connect on 12 3-pointers throughout the contest. On the other hand, Ladarien Griffin was the only other double-digit scorer for the Bonnies with 10 points in the winning effort.
Six foot three inch guard Lofton has been a huge source of offense for Sr. Bonaventure this season as he is averaging 15 points a game on 43% shooting from the floor. However, forward Courtney Stockard it’s also averaging a tad under 15 points while grabbing seven rebounds per game for St Bonaventure on the year as well.
Nonetheless, Stockard has struggled lately while shooting only 40% from the floor per outing. He along with Lofton struggled in going a combined 8-28 from the floor versus the Rams in their last meeting as Rhode Island took a 14-point lead at the half and never looked back en route to a 12-point victory.
CBB Betting Trends:
- Over is 6-2 in URI last 8 neutral site games.
- Under is 22-8-1 in SBON last 31 overall.
- Over is 14-6 in the last 20 meetings.
Free Rhode Island Rams vs. St. Bonaventure Bonnies NCAAB Prediction:
The Rams were able to pick up a huge win over the VCU Rams, as pointed out, in their last outing. On the other hand, the Bonnies have also had an outstanding streak of play as well as they enter this matchup. Nonetheless, look for this to be a highly competitive matchup from start to finish as the Bonnies will squeak by with a slim, 77-75 win in the end.
4* Free CBB Betting Pick: St. Bonaventure
I happen to have just a bit more confidence in the Bonnies at this point in the season due to their recent play. Of course, look for the Rams to make this game interesting; However, St. Bonaventure will indeed squeeze out a win over a Rams team looking to gain even more momentum, moving forward.
NCAAB Free Score Prediction: Rhode Island 75 – St. Bonaventure 77
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