Planning on watching today’s Wildcats and Bonnies game? Catch the action at Reilly Center in Saint Bonaventure, NY, as the Bonnies hosts this showdown at 3:30 ET on CBSS. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 137 points, and St. Bonaventure is favored by -7.5 to win at home against Davidson.

DAVIDSON WILDCATS VS ST. BONAVENTURE BONNIES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Davidson Wildcats +7.5

This game will be played at Reilly Center at 3:30 ET on Saturday, February 17th.

WHY BET THE DAVIDSON WILDCATS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Bonnies.
  • Even though we have St. Bonaventure winning straight-up, we like Davidson at +7.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 137 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Is a Road Win Possible for Davidson?

Davidson has a 14-10 record this season, including a 4-7 mark in Atlantic 10 play. The Wildcats have gone 10-3 in non-conference games, and they are 6-5 on the road.

As the underdog, Davidson is 5-6 this season. The Wildcats have gone 5-5 in their last 10 road games, and they are coming off a 71-56 win over La Salle.

Davidson has an ATS record of 11-11 this season and they are 6-5 vs. the spread as the underdog. On the road, the Wildcats have gone 7-4 vs. the spread this year and they are 6-4 in their last 10 road games vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for Davidson games is 9-13 and the average over/under line in their games is 138.6. Today’s line of 137 is lower than the average line in their games this year. In their last three games, the average scoring total is 123 points and their over/under record in those games is 0-3. For the season, 11 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line of 137.

In their latest game, Davidson offense put up 71 points against La Salle. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 41.5% and made 4 threes. Leading Davidson in scoring vs. La Salle was Reed Bailey with his 22 points. Connor Kochera also added 15 points for the Wildcats.

In the current season, the Davidson defense has excelled, sitting 44th in the nation by allowing 66.5 points per game. Davidson’s three-point defense is currently 142nd in the country at 7.2 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 38.8% of their shots vs. Davidson.

Will the Bonnies Come Through as Home Favorites?

St. Bonaventure comes into this game as the favorite, as they have been the favorite in 17 of their 24 games this season. Overall, the Bonnies are 13-4 when favored.

At home, St. Bonaventure has been even better, going 11-5 this season. Over their last 10 games at home, the Bonnies have gone 7-3.

As the favorite, St. Bonaventure has a record of 10-7 vs. the spread this season and they are 6-4 in their last 10 games as the favorite. At home, the Bonnies are 8-8 vs. the spread this season and they have gone 6-4 in their last 10 games as the favorite.

This season, the over/under record for St. Bonaventure is 14-10. So far, the average over/under line in their games is 138.9 and their matchups have averaged 141.1 points per game. In their last three games, the over/under record is 3-0 and over their last 10 games, the over/under record is 7-3. Today’s over/under line of 137 is lower than the average scoring total of their games this year (141.1) and the average scoring total in their last three games (148).

St. Bonaventure’s offense is coming off a strong performance vs. Fordham, finishing the game with a total of 85 points. Their season average is now 74.2 points per game. Offensively, the Bonnies hold a season-long field goal percentage of 46%, placing them 141st in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 84th in terms of percentage and 133rd in three-pointers made.

At present, the Bonnies’ defense is nationally ranked 57th, allowing 66.9 points per game. The St. Bonaventure defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 67 points and allowed Fordham to connect on 8 threes.