The Vermont Catamounts will get their season going on the road when they meet the St. Bonaventure Bonnies (0-1) at Reilly Center. The game is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. ET on Friday, November 8, 2019.
Vermont Catamounts at St. Bonaventure Bonnies Betting Odds
In the Bonnies’ last outing, they were topped by the Ohio Bobcats, 65-53. With eight points and 10 rebounds, Bobby Planutis had a good game for St. Bonaventure. Ohio had a much better effective field goal percentage (0.549 vs. 0.391). St. Bonaventure, meanwhile, had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (42.1 vs. 27.6).
Vermont went to the tournament last season following a 24-6 regular season campaign that earned them a 13th seed in the tournament. They lost in the First Round to the Florida State Seminoles.
The Catamounts were 24-6 straight up (SU) and 4-6 against the spread (ATS) last season. Games including Vermont went under the projected point total 60.0 percent of the time.
St. Bonaventure might struggle to put up points as they clash against one of the country’s best defenses. Since last season, Vermont ranks 22nd in defensive efficiency while the Bonnies rank 289th in offensive efficiency.
Vermont Catamounts vs. St. Bonaventure Bonnies Free Pick
Basketball Tip: SU Winner – St. Bonaventure, ATS Winner – St. Bonaventure, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
- Vermont ranks 161st in three pointers attempted per game (22.4) while St. Bonaventure ranks 299th (18.7).
- The Catamounts allow the 19th-fewest assists per game (10.4) while the Bonnies rank 56th (11.5).
- The Catamounts rank 14th in rebounds allowed per game (30.9) while the Bonnies rank 101st (33.9).
- St. Bonaventure ranks 18th in blocks per game (4.7) while Vermont ranks 83rd (4.0).