St. Bonaventure vs UCLA 3/13/18 - NCAA Tournament Picks & Predictions
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St. Bonaventure Bonnies vs. UCLA Bruins
NCAAB: 9:10 PM EST
Mar. 13, 2018
Latest Odds : UCLA -3 Total 155
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies (25-7) will play a First Four game on Tuesday March 13 against the UCLA Bruins (21-11) for the right to meet Florida on Thursday March 15 in the first round of the East Regional. St. Bonaventure was knocked out of the Atlantic 10 conference tournament on Saturday in the semifinals by Davidson 82-70. The loss snapped the Bonnies 13-game winning streak. Jaylen Adams scored 20 points for the Bonnies in the loss.
UCLA was eliminated from the Pac-12 tournament by Arizona 78-67 in overtime on Friday. The Bruins were led in the loss by Thomas Welsh who scored 17 points and grabbed 17 rebounds.
Jaylen Adams leads the Bonnies and scoring and is the leader in assists averaging 19.8 Points and 5.4 assists per game and is also averaging 3.6 rebounds per game. Two other players are averaging double figures in scoring. As a team, St. Bonaventure is shooting 45.6% from the field and 39.8% from 3-point territory. During the regular season, St. Bonaventure scored an average of 77.9 points per game, while allowing an average of 71.0.
Aaron Holiday is the scoring and assists leader for the Bruins averaging 19.6 points and 5.8 assists per game. Three other players are averaging double figures in scoring for UCLA. The leading rebounder is Thomas Welsh with an average of 10.6 per game. As a team, UCLA is shooting an average of 46.3% from the field and 38.2% from 3-point territory. During the regular season, UCLA scored an average of 81.9 points per game, while allowing an average of 76.3.
Recent Betting Trends:
St Bonaventure is 3-2 ATS in its last 5 games played
The OVER has cashed in 3 of the last 4 Bonnies games
UCLA is 3-4-1 ATS in its last 8 games played
The OVER has cashed in 4 of the last 6 Bruins games
Free Betting Pick: St Bonaventure Bonnies +3
UCLA has covered just 2 of its last 3 games against the spread. The Bonnies have fared better covering 3 of their last 5. The average PAC 12 is getting way too much credit and think under rated Bonnies are clearly the better team. Final Score Prediction, St Bonaventure Bonnies win and cover ATS 75-71.