Saturday, January 23, 2016
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The Buffalo Bulls travel to University Arena to play the Western Michigan Broncos on Saturday, January 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has Western Michigan as 1.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 138.
The Bulls come into this game with an overall record of 10-8 and a road record of 2-6. They are 7-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-9. The Broncos have an overall record of 7-11 and a home record of 6-3. They have an over/under record of 6-6 and they are 5-7 against the spread.
Lamonte Bearden comes into this contest averaging 12.9 points per game while playing 28.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Bulls. He pulls down 2.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Blake Hamilton averages 11.8 points per game in 24.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 6.1 rebounds per game for Buffalo. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Thomas Wilder averages 17.4 points per game while playing 31.5 minutes per contest this year for the Broncos. He grabs 3.9 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 77%. Tucker Haymond averages 16.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.3 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Buffalo averages 74.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 140th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -0.9 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 247th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 277th in the country. They average 39.7 rebounds per game and 12.5 assists per game which ranks them 42nd and 218th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 318th with 14.8 per game. The Bulls allow 75.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 231st in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 156th and 95th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.4 rebounds a game which ranks 195th and they give up 13.2 assists per contest which puts them in 174th place in the country. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 176th in the Division 1.
Western Michigan averages 70.8 points per game this year which ranks them 199th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -3.4 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 274th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 272nd in the nation. They average 37.9 rebounds per game and 10.8 assists per contest which ranks them 96th and 314th respectively. In the turnover department the Broncos rank 249th with 13.6 per game. The Broncos allow 74.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 212th in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 217th and 235th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.1 rebounds a game which ranks 86th and they give up 14.2 assists per contest which puts them in 234th place in the nation. The Broncos force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 247th in college basketball.
Buffalo Bulls Betting Trends
The Buffalo Bulls are 7-6 against the spread
The Buffalo Bulls are 7-9 against the over/under
Western Michigan Broncos Betting Trends
The Western Michigan Broncos are 5-7 against the spread
The Western Michigan Broncos are 6-6 against the over/under
Buffalo Bulls Injuries
01/22/16 G Lamonte Bearden Foot "?" Saturday vs. Western Michigan
Western Michigan Broncos Injuries
12/21/15 F Connar Tava Foot out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Buffalo
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