Saturday, February 13, 2016
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The Ohio Bobcats travel to Alumni Arena to play the Buffalo Bulls on Saturday, February 13, 2016. The opening line for this game has Buffalo as 3.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The Bobcats come into this game with an overall record of 15-8 and a road record of 3-4. They are 11-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-6. The Bulls have an overall record of 14-10 and a home record of 8-3. They have an over/under record of 10-12 and they are 11-8 against the spread.
Antonio Campbell comes into this contest averaging 16.5 points per game while playing 26.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Bobcats. He pulls down 9.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 58% while his free throw percentage is currently at 76%. Jaaron Simmons averages 14 points per game in 35.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 8 assists per contest and 3.8 rebounds per game for Ohio. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Lamonte Bearden averages 13.5 points per game while playing 28.8 minutes per contest this year for the Bulls. He grabs 2.6 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Blake Hamilton averages 11.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.3 rebounds per contest and 2.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Ohio averages 76.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 90th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 2.5 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 47th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 70th in the country. They average 35.5 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per game which ranks them 193rd and 158th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 188th with 13 per game. The Bobcats allow 73.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 212th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 157th and 278th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.4 rebounds a game which ranks 68th and they give up 11.6 assists per contest which puts them in 66th place in the country. They force 10.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 322nd in the Division 1.
Buffalo averages 74.8 points per game this year which ranks them 125th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 0 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 241st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 265th in the nation. They average 38.7 rebounds per game and 12.7 assists per contest which ranks them 58th and 200th respectively. In the turnover department the Bulls rank 303rd with 14.3 per game. The Bulls allow 74.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 233rd in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 133rd and 69th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.5 rebounds a game which ranks 209th and they give up 13.3 assists per contest which puts them in 183rd place in the nation. The Bulls force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 110th in college basketball.
The Bobcats average 75.9 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 73.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -2.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 0.7 per contest. The Bobcats have an offensive rating of 109.3 and they assist on 51.6% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 54%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Ohio turns the ball over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 6.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 26.1%. The Bobcats give up 78.8 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 72.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Bulls score 78.5 ppg at home and they have averaged 79.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 6.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 7.2 points per game. The Bulls have a rating on offense of 104.3 and 51.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.7 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Buffalo turns it over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.8% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 32.9%. The Bulls give up 71.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 73 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Ohio Bobcats Betting Trends
The Ohio Bobcats are 11-7 against the spread
The Ohio Bobcats are 11-6 against the over/under
Buffalo Bulls Betting Trends
The Buffalo Bulls are 11-8 against the spread
The Buffalo Bulls are 10-12 against the over/under
Ohio Bobcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Buffalo Bulls Injuries
02/11/16 G Lamonte Bearden Suspension out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Ohio
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