Buffalo Bulls vs. St. Bonaventure Bonnies Betting Prediction


The 17th-ranked Buffalo Bulls (8-0) and their great offense head to St. Bonaventure to play the Bonnies (4-5) and their exceptional defense. The game gets underway at 4 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 8, 2018.

Buffalo Bulls vs. St. Bonaventure Bonnies ATS Odds

In their last outing, the Bonnies lost a close one to the Bucknell Bison, 88-85, while the Bulls were victorious over the Saint Francis U Red Flash, 82-67.

Buffalo played a nearly flawless game. They had a turnover percentage of 12.2 and an effective field goal percentage of 0.479. Saint Francis U was 21.6 and 0.409, respectively, for those same stats. St. Bonaventure, on the other hand, had a better turnover percentage (14.0 vs. 15.9). LaDarien Griffin had a good outing for St. Bonaventure, putting up 13 points and 10 rebounds. Meanwhile, Nick Perkins played a key role for Buffalo with 16 points and nine rebounds.

The Bonnies won the only contest between these two teams last year, 73-62. St. Bonaventure’s rebounding was their largest advantage. The Bonnies had 17 offensive rebounds and 50 total rebounds, while the Bulls had 10 and 38, respectively.

This battle pits one of the country’s top offenses against one of its elite defenses. Since the 2017-18 season, Buffalo ranks 21st in offensive efficiency and St. Bonaventure ranks 20th in defensive efficiency.

Buffalo vs. St. Bonaventure Odds Pick

Basketball Tip: SU Winner – Buffalo, ATS Winner – Buffalo, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Buffalo ranks 29th in three pointers attempted per game (26.6) while St. Bonaventure ranks 245th (19.5).
  • The Bonnies rank 22nd in blocks per game (3.8) while the Bulls rank 175th in blocks allowed per game (3.6).
  • The Bulls rank 33rd in rebounds per game (39.1) while the Bonnies rank 247th (35.2).
  • Buffalo ranks 18th in assists per game (17.1) while St. Bonaventure ranks 214th (13.6).