The Bonnies of St. Bonaventure are 23-9 overall and 14-17-1 ATS. The Bonnies won the NIT by three points over Oklahoma and Virginia. It was a three-point second half against Virginia, but they won by one. St. Bonaventure scores 69.8 points per game and surrenders 65.9. leads the way for St. Bonaventure, averaging 15.7 points per game on 47.8% field goal shooting and 39% from three. Five players on the team average 11.3 points.
The Xavier Musketeers are 21-13 overall and 15-19 against the spread. Xavier has beaten Cleveland State, Florida, and Vanderbilt in the NIT. Five players average ten points or more per game. Xavier scores 73.9 ppg while allowing 68.9 ppg.
St. Bonaventure is 4-1 ATS in their last five Tuesday games. The over is 6-1 in Xavier’s last 7 neutral site games. Xavier is 4-1 in its last five Tuesday games.
I expect St. Bonaventure to play at a slower pace. The Bonnies’ defence has been solid all season, while Xavier’s offence has been inconsistent. Xavier won’t score more than 60 points, and that will be the difference.
Free Pick : Xavier