St. Bonaventure vs LSU Pick: East Region Round One, March 20th

St. Bonaventure vs LSU Pick – Saturday, March 20th – East Region Round One: St Bonaventure comes in having won 6 of 7 on their way to the A 10 Championship. In the final, they comfortably handled VCU 74-65. Guard Kyle Lofton was excellent, scoring 23 points, with 6 assists and 5 rebounds. He led the way all year, averaging 14.6 points and 5.5 assists per game. Meanwhile, 6’10 Big Man Ossun Ossunniyi had 14 points, 12 boards along with 3 blocks. He averaged 10.5 points, 9.5 rebounds, and 2.9 blocks per game on the season. All five starters average double digits for this deep Bonnies squad. They are 3rd in the nation allowing just 60.4 points per game. They score 70.5 points per game and only turn the ball over 11.1 times a game. They hit 44.9% from the field, 35.4% from behind the arc, and 73.4% from the foul line.

〉More March Madness Betting: Michigan vs Texas Southern

LSU had an excellent season. In the SEC tournament, they had impressive wins over Ole Miss and Arkansas to take them to the final, where they lost 80-79 to Alabama in an extremely memorable game. LSU hadn’t won this tournament since 1980, and this was the Tigers’ first time in the final since 1993. LSU needs their four stars to all play well at the same time to get on a run in this tourney. Star freshman Cameron Thomas averaged 22.6 points per game. Trendon Watford comes in fresh off a career-high 30 points in the SEC final averaged 16.7 points, 7.4 rebounds and 3 assists per game. Meanwhile, Ja’Vonte Smart averaged 15.9 points and 4 offensive boards per game, while Darius Days averaged 11.7 points and 7.9 boards per game. No one else averages more than 4.2 points per game, but the Tigers still manage to score 82.1 points per game, hit 46.3% from the field, 35.0% from three, and 74.6% from the line.

St. Bonaventure vs LSU Odds

Opening Odds Spread
St. Bonaventure
Total 144.5
Where/When Mackey Arena | 1:45 PM ET


March Madness Odds - East Region