Check out our free St. Bonaventure vs Siena pick and preview for this NCAA Basketball game in Albany. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this College Basketball matchup.

St. Bonaventure vs Siena Pick & Preview: Monday, December 19th Betting Odds

Bonnies vs Saints Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: St. Bonaventure Bonnies at Siena Saints
  • Where: Albany at MVP Arena
  • Date: Monday, December 19th
  • Betting Odds: St. Bonaventure +1, STBON -104 | SIENA -119 O/U 133.0

Bonnies Preview:

Heading into today’s matchup vs Siena, the St. Bonaventure Bonnies will be taking the floor for the 12th time this season and have an overall record of 6-5. On the road, the Bonnies will be playing their 2nd game of the season, having gone 0-2. So far, the Bonnies have been the underdog 3 times, going 1-2 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +1 underdogs on the spread.

St. Bonaventure will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Daryl Banks III who is averaging 16.55 points per game for the Bonnies. III is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Bonnies’ offensive gameplan is the play of Kyrell Luc who has hit 41.4% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 14.55 points per game.

Offensive production has been hard to come by for St. Bonaventure this season, as they are currently ranked 234th in college basketball at 70.1 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that that have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Bonnies’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 30.6%, placing them 444th in the NCAA.

Saints Preview:

Siena will take the floor against the Bonnies with an overall record of 5-5. Currently, the Saints have been the home team 3 times, sitting with a record of 2-1. The Saints’ are sitting with a betting line that is -1 points in their favor. For the season, Siena has been favored to win in 4 games, sitting with a mark of 3-1.

Siena’s leading scorer this season is Javian McCollum who is averaging 16.7 points per contest. So far, McCollum has accounted for 23.49% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 2.1 rebounds per game and 4.5 assists. Jackson Stormo is the second leading scorer for the Saints, averaging 12.78 points per game. Between him and Stormo, they are accounting for 39.7% of the team’s scoring.

Coming into today’s game, Siena will be looking from some improved play from their offense. Currently, the Saints are ranked 350th at 66.3 points per game. A major reason for their low scoring mumbers is the fact that they tend to work the clock on offense. This year, they are the 513rd ranked team in terms of pace. When looking at their 3-point shooting numbers, Siena is close to the NCAA average at 35.6%.

Free Spread Prediction: Siena Saints -1

Heading into this matchup, our NCAA betting model has identified this game as a profitable opportunity and recommends taking the Siena Saints to pick up the win and cover the spread as -1 point betting favorites. Although Siena as a team is just 316th in overall shooting percentage, we see their offense putting together a strong performance against the Bonnies’ defense. At -1 we see there being plenty of value in grabbing the Saints to come out on top and cover.