Looking to win big? The Bonnies and Dukes face off at 3:30 ET on CBSS. The Dukes are hosting the game at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. The over/under for this game is set at 134.5 points, and Duquesne is favored by -1 vs. St. Bonaventure in a Atlantic 10 conference matchup.

ST. BONAVENTURE BONNIES VS DUQUESNE DUKES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Duquesne Dukes -1

This game will be played at Barclays Center at 3:30 ET on Saturday, March 16th.

WHY BET THE DUQUESNE DUKES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Dukes.
  • Not only will Duquesne pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -1.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 134.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 143 points.

Do the Bonnies Have What it Takes to Win as Road Underdogs?

St. Bonaventure heads into today’s game as an underdog, which they are 3-5 in this season. The Bonnies are 18-12 overall, including a 10-9 record in Atlantic 10 play. On the road, they are 5-6 this year, and their average scoring margin is +3.0 points per game.

St. Bonaventure is coming off a 75-73 win over La Salle. Over their last 10 road games, the Bonnies are 4-6, and over their last five, they are 3-2. This season, they have been the underdog eight times, going 3-5.

When looking at St. Bonaventure’s ATS record this season, they are currently sitting at 15-16. On the road, their ATS mark is 6-5, and over their last 10 road games, they have gone 5-5 vs. the spread. As the underdog, the Bonnies have gone 4-4 this year, and they are 5-5 ATS in their last 10 games as the underdog.

St. Bonaventure games have an over/under record of 18-13 this season. Today’s over/under line of 134.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (139.9). In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 144 points.

Coming off their recent game, the St. Bonaventure offense tallied 75 points in a matchup against La Salle. Their field goal percentage for the game was 43.1%, and they made 6 threes. Leading St. Bonaventure in scoring vs. La Salle was Mika Adams-Woods with his 15 points. Charles Pride also added 13 points for the Bonnies.

At present, the Bonnies’ defense is nationally ranked 81st, allowing 68.6 points per game. St. Bonaventure’s three-point defense is currently 169th in the country at 7.3 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 44.3% of their shots vs. St. Bonaventure.

Will Duquesne Win at Home?

After winning their last game against Dayton by a score of 65-57, the Dukes are now 20-11 on the season. They have won six straight games and are 12-8 in Atlantic 10 play.

At home, Duquesne has been excellent this season, going 15-4. Over their last 10 games at home, the Dukes have gone 8-2, and they have won their last five games at home.

Overall, Duquesne has an ATS record of .500 this season at 16-16. At home, they have gone 9-10 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Dukes are 6-4.

This season, the over/under record for Duquesne games is 9-22-1. The average over/under line in their games is 143.4 and the average score is 137.8, resulting in an average margin of -5.6 points versus the over/under line. Today’s over/under line is 134.5. So far, 14 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s line and 18 have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2.

In their recent matchup, the Duquesne offense ended with 65 points against Dayton. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 42.1% and made 7 threes. Currently leading the team in scoring is Jimmy Clark III who comes into today’s matchup averaging 15.2. Dae Dae Grant also heads into the game with a PPG average of 16.5.

The Dukes’ defense is presently ranked 43rd nationally, allowing an average of 66.7 points per contest. In today’s game vs. St. Bonaventure, the Duquesne defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Duquesne made 18 free-throws vs. the Dukes.