Saturday, January 30, 2016
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The Buffalo Bulls travel to Savage Arena to play the Toledo Rockets on Saturday, January 30, 2016. The opening line for this game has Toledo as 5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
The Bulls come into this game with an overall record of 11-9 and a road record of 2-7. They are 8-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-9. The Rockets have an overall record of 12-8 and a home record of 6-3. They have an over/under record of 9-8 and they are 8-8 against the spread.
Lamonte Bearden comes into this contest averaging 12.8 points per game while playing 28.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Bulls. He pulls down 2.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. Blake Hamilton averages 11.8 points per game in 25.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 6.3 rebounds per game for Buffalo. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 81%.
Nathan Boothe averages 19.6 points per game while playing 31 minutes per contest this year for the Rockets. He grabs 9 rebounds per game and has 3.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 77%. Jonathan Williams averages 18 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 30.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Buffalo averages 74.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 138th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -1.3 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 237th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 306th in the country. They average 38.9 rebounds per game and 12.5 assists per game which ranks them 59th and 213th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 298th with 14.4 per game. The Bulls allow 75.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 243rd in the nation. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 187th and 128th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.8 rebounds a game which ranks 166th and they give up 13.4 assists per contest which puts them in 189th place in the country. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 174th in the Division 1.
Toledo averages 77.8 points per game this year which ranks them 66th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 5.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 73rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 119th in the nation. They average 36.7 rebounds per game and 16.2 assists per contest which ranks them 144th and 31st respectively. In the turnover department the Rockets rank 34th with 11 per game. The Rockets allow 72.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 181st in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 154th and 307th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.6 rebounds a game which ranks 104th and they give up 13.2 assists per contest which puts them in 173rd place in the nation. The Rockets force 11.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 289th in college basketball.
The Bulls average 70.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 74.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 3 per contest. The Bulls have an offensive rating of 104.2 and they assist on 50.1% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 72.3 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 49%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% 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 9.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.5% while their offensive rebound percentage is 33.5%. The Bulls give up 78.2 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 71.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Rockets score 81.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 69.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -1.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 11.2 points per game. The Rockets have a rating on offense of 111.1 and 60.5% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70.9 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. Toledo turns it over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 6.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 27.5%. The Rockets give up 70 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 71 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Buffalo Bulls Betting Trends
The Buffalo Bulls are 8-7 against the spread
The Buffalo Bulls are 9-9 against the over/under
Toledo Rockets Betting Trends
The Toledo Rockets are 8-8 against the spread
The Toledo Rockets are 9-8 against the over/under
Buffalo Bulls Injuries
No key injuries to report
Toledo Rockets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Buffalo
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