St. Bonaventure Bonnies vs Dayton Flyers NCAA Basketball Bettting Prediction

St. Bonaventure Bonnies vs Dayton Flyers Prediction 2/2/2024

The St. Bonaventure Bonnies (13-7) travel to face off against the Dayton Flyers (17-3) on Friday, February 2nd. This game will be played at UD Arena in Dayton and televised on ESPN2. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 7:00 ET.

St. Bonaventure Bonnies vs Dayton Flyers

The St. Bonaventure Bonnies Are Coming Off A Win

St. Bonaventure will be on the road when they take on Dayton as 7.5-point underdogs. So far this season, they have gone 13-7, including a 4-4 mark in Atlantic 10 play. The Bonnies have won two straight games, and their record as the underdog is 2-4.

On the road this year, St. Bonaventure has gone 3-3, and they are coming off a 67-62 win over VCU. Over their last ten games on the road, they have gone 3-7, and their average scoring margin this season is +6.0 points per game.

St. Bonaventure has an ATS record of 10-10 this season and an ATS record of 3-3 on the road. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Bonnies have gone just 2-8 vs. the spread.

The over/under record for St. Bonaventure this season is 10-10 and the average scoring total in their games is 139.6. Today’s over/under line of 134.5 is lower than the average OU line in their games this year (138.8). So far, 12 of their games have finished with more points than today’s over/under line and in their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2.

The Dayton Flyers Are Coming Off A Win

Dayton enters this game with a record of 17-3 and a perfect 12-0 record at home. They have won 10 straight games overall and 15 of their 16 games as the favorite this season.

In their most recent game, the Flyers defeated George Washington by a score of 83-61. Over their last 10 games at home, Dayton is a perfect 10-0.

When looking at Dayton’s ATS record this season, they are currently 11-8-1. At home, their ATS mark is 6-6, while their home ATS record over their last 10 games is 5-5. As the favorite, the Flyers have gone 9-7 vs. the spread this year and 6-4 in their last 10 games.

On the season, the over/under record in Dayton games is 10-10, and today’s line of 134.5 is lower than the average OU line in their games (137). In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 132 points.

St. Bonaventure Offense Breakdown

In their recent matchup, the St. Bonaventure offense ended with 67 points against VCU. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 35.6% and made 5 threes. Leading St. Bonaventure in scoring vs. VCU was Daryl Banks III with his 15 points. Mika Adams-Woods also added 13 points for the Bonnies.

Chad Venning (F) 14.2 5.0 0.7
Mika Adams-Woods (G) 13.4 2.2 3.4
Charles Pride (G) 11.4 6.7 2.0

Dayton Offense Breakdown

Dayton is coming off a good offensive performance, putting up 83 points vs. George Washington. This figure is more than their season average of 74 points per game. DaRon Holmes II was the leading scorer for the Flyers, putting up 25 points. In addition, Nate Santos contributed 17 points.

DaRon Holmes II (F) 19.4 7.8 2.6
Nate Santos (F) 11.6 6.7 1.5
Koby Brea (G) 11.0 3.8 1.2

St. Bonaventure Team Defense

So far, the Bonnies’ defense is ranked 44th in the country at 65.8 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.0 threes per game vs. Dayton. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 31.1%.

Dayton Team Defense

At present, the Flyers’ defense is nationally ranked 24th, allowing 64.0 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Dayton’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 40.2% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 31.4% this season.

Bonnies vs Flyers Trends

  • Through their last ten road contests, the Bonnies offense has averaged 66 points per game while allowing an average of 67. St. Bonaventure posted an overall record of 3-7 while going 3-7 ATS.
  • The Flyers are 2-1 ATS in their last three home games and 2-1 straight-up.
  • In their last three games as the betting underdog, the Bonnies have a straight up record of 1-2 and an ATS mark of 1-2.
  • The Flyers have played well in their last five games as the betting favorite, going 4-1 straight up and 3-2 against the spread.

Bonnies vs Flyers Prediction

For a pick on the point-spread in this Flyers vs. Bonnies matchup, our bet is to grab the Bonnies at +7.5. Even though our projections have the Flyers winning 74-69, we see the Bonnies as the play on the point-spread.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 134.5 and our model has the Bonnies and Flyers finishing with a combined 143 points. Our pick is to take the over.

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