LSU Tigers vs. Saint Bonaventure Bonnies NCAAB Men’s Tournament First Round Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for March 20, 2021

The No. 8 LSU Tigers (18-9) are 1.5-point favorites to advance to the second round of the NCAA Tournament when they face off against the No. 9 Saint Bonaventure Bonnies (16-4) on Saturday, beginning at 1:45 PM ET on TNT. Here’s everything you need to know about this 8-9 matchup before filling out your bracket.

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LSU vs Saint Bonaventure Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
LSU -1.5 -110 -109 144.5 -109 -112 -125 103

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Point Total Insights

  • LSU and its opponents have gone over the current 144.5 total in 20 of 27 games (74.1%) this season.
  • 2020-21 Saint Bonaventure games have had a higher total than Saturday’s over/under on four of 20 occasions (20%).
  • Saturday’s total is 8.1 points lower than the two team’s combined 152.6 points per game average.
  • The Tigers score 21.7 more points per game (82.1) than the Bonnies allow (60.4).
  • The Bonnies put up just 4.8 fewer points than the Tigers give up to opponents (75.3).
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    LSU Betting Data

  • The Tigers have been strong against the spread this season, earning a 19-6 record.
  • When favored by at least 1.5 points, the Tigers have fared well against the spread, putting together a 14-1 record.
  • LSU and its opponents have converted the over just 0 times in 25 (0%) games this season.
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    LSU Leaders

    Tigers Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Trendon Watford 17 17.6 7.4 3.0 1.3 0.6 0.7
    Ja’vonte Smart 18 15.8 4.1 4.3 1.1 0.2 2.6
    Darius Days 18 11.1 7.3 0.8 0.9 0.3 1.8
    Aundre Hyatt 14 4.1 2.9 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.5

    Saint Bonaventure Betting Data

  • The Bonnies have a winning record against the spread, going 15-4 ATS (covering 78.9% of the time).
  • When they are at least 1.5-point underdogs, the Bonnies have fared well, going 10-2 against the spread.
  • Saint Bonaventure has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 5.3% of matchups this season (1 out of 19 opportunities).
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    Saint Bonaventure Leaders

    Bonnies Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Kyle Lofton 11 13.4 4.1 6.2 1.4 0.1 1.0
    Jalen Adaway 11 12.6 5.3 1.6 0.7 0.4 0.5
    Dominick Welch 8 12.5 6.9 2.3 1.6 0.3 2.1
    Osun Osunniyi 11 11.1 10.0 2.4 0.9 2.9 0.0
    Alejandro 11 5.4 1.0 0.9 0.7 0.1 1.2
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