Massachusetts @ St. Bonaventure
Current Records: Massachusetts 11-12; St. Bonaventure 15-7
What to Know
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies and the Massachusetts Minutemen are set to square off in an Atlantic 10 matchup at 7 p.m. ET Feb. 16 at Reilly Center. The two teams each escaped (but just barely!) with wins against their previous opponents.
It was a close one, but on Monday St. Bonaventure sidestepped the Saint Louis Billikens for an 83-79 victory. The Bonnies relied on the efforts of forward Osun Osunniyi, who had 21 points in addition to three blocks, and guard Dominick Welch, who had 19 points along with six rebounds. Osunniyi has also now had at least three blocks in his past three games.
Speaking of close games: things were close when UMass and the Saint Joseph's Hawks clashed this past Saturday, but the Minutemen ultimately edged out the opposition 69-67. Kudos to the oddsmakers for accurately forecasting both the winner and the close margin. UMass got double-digit scores from four players: forward Michael Steadman (19), guard T.J. Weeks Jr. (12), forward Trent Buttrick (11), and guard Noah Fernandes (10).
This next matchup looks promising for St. Bonaventure, who are favored by a full 11.5 points. They might be worth taking a chance on against the spread as they are currently on a three-game streak of ATS wins.
St. Bonaventure is now 15-7 while the Minutemen sit at 11-12. The Bonnies are 9-5 after wins this year, UMass 2-8.
How To Watch
- When: Wednesday at 7 p.m. ET
- Where: Reilly Center -- St. Bonaventure, New York
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $17.00
The Bonnies are a big 11.5-point favorite against the Minutemen, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Bonnies as a 10.5-point favorite.
St. Bonaventure have won all of the games they've played against Massachusetts in the last eight years.
- Jan 15, 2020 - St. Bonaventure 74 vs. Massachusetts 61
- Jan 23, 2019 - St. Bonaventure 65 vs. Massachusetts 51
- Dec 30, 2017 - St. Bonaventure 98 vs. Massachusetts 78
- Mar 09, 2017 - St. Bonaventure 73 vs. Massachusetts 60
- Mar 04, 2017 - St. Bonaventure 60 vs. Massachusetts 56
- Dec 30, 2016 - St. Bonaventure 89 vs. Massachusetts 77
- Feb 27, 2016 - St. Bonaventure 85 vs. Massachusetts 83
- Jan 09, 2016 - St. Bonaventure 88 vs. Massachusetts 77