St. Bonaventure @ VCU
Current Records: St. Bonaventure 19-7; VCU 20-7
What to Know
The St. Bonaventure Bonnies and the VCU Rams are set to square off in an Atlantic 10 matchup at 8:30 p.m. ET March 1 at Stuart Siegel Center. Both teams come into the contest bolstered by wins in their previous games.
It was a close one, but this past Saturday the Bonnies sidestepped the Saint Joseph’s Hawks for a 54-52 win. St. Bonaventure’s guard Jalen Adaway did his thing and had 14 points in addition to seven rebounds.
Meanwhile, VCU strolled past the Massachusetts Minutemen with points to spare this past Saturday, taking the game 77-62. The Rams’ guard KeShawn Curry looked sharp as he had 18 points.
St. Bonaventure is expected to lose this next one by 5.5. The smart bettors have been the ones to keep their money on St. Bonaventure’s opponents whenever they hit the road.
The wins brought St. Bonaventure up to 19-7 and VCU to 20-7. Two numbers to keep in mind before tip-off: The Bonnies come into the matchup boasting the 26th fewest turnovers per game in college basketball at 10.5. But the Rams rank eighth in college basketball when it comes to takeaways, with 17.5 on average. We’ll see which of these strengths — offense or defense — will win out.
How To Watch
- When: Tuesday at 8:30 p.m. ET
- Where: Stuart Siegel Center — Richmond, Virginia
- TV: CBS Sports Network
- Live Stream: CBSSports.com or fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
- Watch on your Phone: CBS Sports App
- Watch on Connected TV: CBS Sports App on Roku and Fire TV
The Rams are a solid 5.5-point favorite against the Bonnies, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The line has drifted a bit towards the Rams, as the game opened with the Rams as a 3.5-point favorite.
VCU have won five out of their last nine games against St. Bonaventure.
- Jan 14, 2022 – St. Bonaventure 73 vs. VCU 53
- Mar 14, 2021 – St. Bonaventure 74 vs. VCU 65
- Feb 12, 2021 – VCU 67 vs. St. Bonaventure 64
- Jan 20, 2021 – St. Bonaventure 70 vs. VCU 54
- Jan 18, 2020 – VCU 91 vs. St. Bonaventure 63
- Feb 09, 2019 – VCU 85 vs. St. Bonaventure 55
- Feb 24, 2018 – St. Bonaventure 68 vs. VCU 63
- Feb 04, 2017 – VCU 83 vs. St. Bonaventure 77
- Jan 24, 2016 – VCU 84 vs. St. Bonaventure 76
Injury Report for VCU
- Vince Williams Jr.: Game-Time Decision (Ankle)
- Marcus Tsohonis: Out (Concussion)
- Jamir Watkins: Out for the Season (Knee)
- Jarren McAllister: Out (Knee)
Injury Report for St. Bonaventure
- Osun Osunniyi: Out (Ankle)
- Anouar Mellouk: Out for the Season (Not Injury Related)
- Linton Brown: Out for the Season (Not Injury Related)