VCU College Basketball Betting Line Vs. Saint Bonaventure – January 28, 2023

Posted on January 28, 2023

The VCU Rams (16-5, 7-1 A-10) welcome in the Saint Bonaventure Bonnies (10-11, 4-4 A-10) after victories in eight home games in a row.

VCU is a substantial 11.5-point favorite against Saint Bonaventure when the Rams face off against the Bonnies on Saturday. A 133-point over/under is set for the game.

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VCU Betting Line, Matchup Info Vs. Saint Bonaventure

  • When: Saturday, January 28, 2023 at 6:00 PM ET
  • Where: Stuart C. Siegel Center in Morgantown, West Virginia
  • How to Watch on TV: CBS Sports
  • Spread Favorite: VCU -11.5
  • Moneyline Favorite: VCU -741
  • Moneyline Underdog: Saint Bonaventure +493
  • Over/Under: 133 points

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VCU Betting Trends

  • The Rams have covered nine times in 21 matchups with a spread this season.
  • VCU has covered the spread once this season (1-4-1 ATS) when playing as at least 11.5-point favorites.
  • The Rams have been favorites in 17 games this season and have come away with the win 14 times (82.4%) in those contests.
  • VCU has yet to enter a game this year with shorter moneyline odds than -741.
  • In the Rams’ 21 games this season, the combined scoring has gone over the point total 10 times.
  • VCU and its opponents have scored more than 133 points in 11 of 21 games this season.
  • The Rams have an average total of 135.0 in their outings this year, 2.0 more points than this game’s over/under.

VCU Top Performers

Brandon Johns Jr. 20 12.4 4.9 0.7 0.9 0.9 0.4
Adrian Baldwin Jr 16 11.9 2.7 6.0 2.4 0.1 1.5
Jamir Watkins 21 10.4 5.3 1.5 1.3 0.7 1.1
Jayden Nunn 21 9.4 2.5 1.6 1.9 0.4 1.1
Jalen Deloach 20 9.2 6.7 1.0 1.0 1.5 0.0

VCU Season Stats

  • VCU averages 71.5 points per game (184th in college basketball) while allowing 63.5 per contest (36th in college basketball). It has a +167 scoring differential overall and outscores opponents by 8.0 points per game.
  • The Rams rank 296th in the nation at 31.1 rebounds per game. That’s similar to the 32.0 their opponents average.
  • The Rams’ offense has been better in A-10 games this season, tallying 76.1 points per contest, compared to their season average of 71.5 PPG.
  • On defense, VCU is surrendering 64.1 points per game this year in conference action. As a comparison, its season average (63.5 points per game) is 0.6 PPG allowed lower.
  • In terms of three-pointers, the Rams’ offense has been more effective in A-10 action this season, draining 7.9 three-pointers per contest and converting 44.7% of their shots from downtown, compared to their overall average of 6.6 threes per game with a 36.0% three-point percentage.
  • VCU posts 74.3 points per game in home games, compared to 67.5 points per game in away games, a difference of 6.8 points per contest.
  • Defensively the Rams have played better in home games this year, allowing 60.9 points per game, compared to 68.7 in away games.

VCU Recent And Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Spread
1/10/2023 Loyola Chicago W 78-64 Away -3.5
1/13/2023 Dayton W 63-62 Away +7
1/17/2023 UMass W 83-55 Home -10.5
1/20/2023 Richmond W 74-62 Away +1.5
1/25/2023 George Mason W 72-52 Home -8
1/28/2023 Saint Bonaventure Home -11.5
1/31/2023 Davidson Away
2/3/2023 Saint Louis Away
2/7/2023 Dayton Home
2/15/2023 Rhode Island Away
2/18/2023 Fordham Home

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Saint Bonaventure Betting Trends

  • Saint Bonaventure has won 12 games against the spread this season, while failing to cover nine times.
  • Saint Bonaventure has been underdogs in eight games this season and won three (37.5%) of those contests.
  • The Bonnies have not entered a game this season as a bigger underdog on the moneyline than the +493 odds on them winning this game.
  • Saint Bonaventure and its opponents have combined to hit the over 11 out of 21 times this season.
  • The Bonnies have played 12 games this season that have gone over 133 combined points scored.
  • Saint Bonaventure has a 134.1-point average over/under in its matchups this season, 1.1 more points than this game’s total.

Saint Bonaventure Top Performers

Daryl Banks III 21 16.4 3.1 2.1 1.1 0.4 2.9
Kyrell Luc 21 12.7 3.2 4.5 1.8 0.4 1.1
Chad Venning 21 11.2 5.4 0.8 0.3 1.3 0.0
Yann Farell 21 8.3 6.8 1.0 0.7 0.4 1.7
Moses Flowers 20 7.8 2.2 1.6 1.0 0.0 1.0

Saint Bonaventure Season Stats

  • The Bonnies have a +2 scoring differential, putting up 67.1 points per game (300th in college basketball) and allowing 67.0 (116th in college basketball).
  • Saint Bonaventure ranks 248th in the nation at 32.5 rebounds per game. That’s similar to the 32.5 its opponents average.
  • The Bonnies average the same amount of points in A-10 action as overall, 67.1 points per game.
  • In 2022-23, Saint Bonaventure has given up 68.0 points per game in A-10 play, and 67.0 overall.
  • In A-10 play, the Bonnies drain more treys (7.3 per game) than they do overall (7.0), and their percentage from downtown (34.5%) is also higher than for the whole season (34.3%).
  • At home Saint Bonaventure is putting up 71.1 points per game, 7.5 more than it is averaging away (63.6).
  • The Bonnies are giving up fewer points at home (63.6 per game) than on the road (74.0).

Saint Bonaventure Recent And Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Spread
1/11/2023 Rhode Island L 68-67 Away +2
1/14/2023 Richmond W 71-63 Home -1
1/18/2023 Duquesne W 65-56 Home -0.5
1/21/2023 Loyola Chicago L 67-55 Away -1.5
1/25/2023 Fordham L 79-68 Home -4
1/28/2023 VCU Away +11.5
2/1/2023 Richmond Away
2/4/2023 Dayton Home
2/8/2023 La Salle Home
2/11/2023 Duquesne Away
2/15/2023 Fordham Away

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