Saturday, February 27, 2016
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The Buffalo Bulls travel to Convocation Center to play the Ohio Bobcats on Saturday, February 27, 2016. The opening line for this game has Ohio as 4.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
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The Bulls come into this game with an overall record of 16-12 and a road record of 4-8. They are 13-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 12-12. The Bobcats have an overall record of 18-9 and a home record of 13-2. They have an over/under record of 13-7 and they are 13-8 against the spread.
Lamonte Bearden comes into this contest averaging 13.5 points per game while playing 28.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Bulls. He pulls down 2.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is currently at 79%. Blake Hamilton averages 12.1 points per game in 25.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.6 assists per contest and 6.3 rebounds per game for Buffalo. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Antonio Campbell averages 18 points per game while playing 27.4 minutes per contest this year for the Bobcats. He grabs 9.9 rebounds per game and has 0.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage currently is at 74%. Jaaron Simmons averages 14.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.7 rebounds per contest and 7.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Buffalo averages 75.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 107th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 0.1 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 204th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 280th in the country. They average 38 rebounds per game and 12.7 assists per game which ranks them 75th and 204th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 303rd with 14.1 per game. The Bulls allow 75.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 254th in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 170th and 129th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.2 rebounds a game which ranks 196th and they give up 13.4 assists per contest which puts them in 187th place in the country. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 98th in the Division 1.
Ohio averages 77.5 points per game this year which ranks them 57th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 4 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 29th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 29th in the nation. They average 35.5 rebounds per game and 14 assists per contest which ranks them 188th and 112th respectively. In the turnover department the Bobcats rank 163rd with 12.6 per game. The Bobcats allow 73.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 206th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 179th and 253rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.8 rebounds a game which ranks 45th and they give up 11.6 assists per contest which puts them in 63rd place in the nation. The Bobcats force 10.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 325th in college basketball.
The Bulls average 71.8 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 81.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -5.8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 7 per contest. The Bulls have an offensive rating of 105 and they assist on 50.3% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 72.8 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Buffalo turns the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.5% while their offensive rebound percentage is 32.5%. The Bulls give up 77.6 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 74.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Bobcats score 77.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 81.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 9.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 8.5 points per game. The Bobcats have a rating on offense of 111.2 and 52.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70.2 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 55%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 59% and they attempt 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Ohio turns it over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 6.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.3% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 26.4%. The Bobcats give up 68.7 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 71.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Buffalo Bulls Betting Trends
The Buffalo Bulls are 13-9 against the spread
The Buffalo Bulls are 12-12 against the over/under
Ohio Bobcats Betting Trends
The Ohio Bobcats are 13-8 against the spread
The Ohio Bobcats are 13-7 against the over/under
Buffalo Bulls Injuries
No key injuries to report
Ohio Bobcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Buffalo
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