St. Bonaventure vs Loyola-Chicago Basketball Picks 2-27-24


The Loyola-Chicago Ramblers and the St. Bonaventure Bonnies meet in college basketball action from the Reilly Center on Tuesday night. Who comes out ahead in Tuesday’s A-10 showdown? Let’s dive in and find out with our Loyola-Chicago vs. St. Bonaventure Prediction.

Loyola-Chicago Team Preview

The Loyola-Chicago Ramblers come into this one looking to build on a 7-game win streak after an 80-59 win over George Mason last time out. Desmond Watson leads the Ramblers in scoring with 12.9 PPG along with 4.6 RPG and 2.3 APG while Philip Alston has 12.9 PPG and 4.4 RPG as the only other double-digit scorer for Loyola-Chicago up to this point in the year. Braden Norris has 8.6 PPG with 3.1 RPG and a team-high 4.9 APG to lead the Ramblers in assists this season. Miles Rubin has a team-high 4.6 RPG to lead the Ramblers on the glass. As a team, Loyola-Chicago is averaging 74.1 PPG on 46.4% shooting from the field, 35.9% from three and 69.8% from the foul line this season. Loyola-Chicago will meet Dayton after this one.

St. Bonaventure Team Preview

The St. Bonaventure Bonnies come into this game looking to build on a 75-67 win over UMass last time out. Chad Venning leads the Bonnies in scoring with 14.3 PPG along with 5 RPG while Mika Adams-Woods has 13.3 PPG with 2.3 RPG and a team-high 3.7 APG on the year. Charles Pride has 11.6 PPG with a team-high 6.1 RPG to lead the Bonnies on the glass and to finish off the group of double-digit scorers for the Bonnies so far this season. Moses Flowers also has 9.5 PPG as well for the Bonnies this season. As a team, St. Bonaventure is averaging 73.9 PPG on 46.3% shooting from the field, 37.1% from three and 76.6% from the foul line this season.

Loyola-Chicago vs. St. Bonaventure Prediction

I’m on Loyola-Chicago here. I see it as getting points with the best and the hottest team in the conference and while the Bonnies are solid at home and have a good chance at pulling out the win here, the Ramblers for my money are the better team here. Give me Loyola-Chicago and the points.

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