Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center
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The Buffalo Bulls travel to Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center to play the Kent State Golden Flashes on Tuesday, January 17, 2017.
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The Bulls come into this game with an overall record of 7-10 and a road record of 3-5. They are 6-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-6. The Golden Flashes have an overall record of 9-8 and a home record of 6-2. They have an over/under record of 9-4 and they are 6-7 against the spread.
Blake Hamilton comes into this contest averaging 16.7 points per game while playing 30.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Bulls. He pulls down 6.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Willie Conner averages 13.3 points per game in 30.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 1.8 rebounds per game for Buffalo. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 70%.
Jimmy Hall averages 17.2 points per game while playing 31 minutes per contest this year for the Golden Flashes. He grabs 10.6 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Jaylin Walker averages 15.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.4 rebounds per contest and 0.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 80%.
Buffalo averages 73.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 154th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -3.6 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 245th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 310th in the country. They average 40.7 rebounds per game and 14.6 assists per game which ranks them 14th and 97th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 311th with 15.2 per game. The Bulls allow 77.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 267th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 109th and 219th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.5 rebounds a game which ranks 260th and they give up 14.5 assists per contest which puts them in 251st place in the country. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 255th in Division 1.
Kent State averages 77.1 points per game this year which ranks them 71st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 4.4 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 247th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 262nd in the nation. They average 41.7 rebounds per game and 12.8 assists per contest which ranks them 6th and 215th respectively. In the turnover department the Golden Flashes rank 252nd with 14.4 per game. The Golden Flashes allow 72.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 179th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 120th and 240th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.7 rebounds a game which ranks 126th and they give up 14.1 assists per contest which puts them in 217th place in the nation. The Golden Flashes force 15.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 55th in college basketball.
The Bulls average 71.7 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 75.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -8.3 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -2.7 per contest. The Bulls have an offensive rating of 101.5 and they assist on 57.2% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 73.3 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Buffalo turns the ball over an average of 17.7 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 6.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.2% while their offensive rebound percentage is 32.9%. The Bulls give up 80 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 78 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Golden Flashes score 85.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 75 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -8.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 14.9 points per game. The Golden Flashes have a rating on offense of 107.8 and 46.9% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.4 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Kent State turns it over an average of 16.1 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 55.3% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 42.7%. The Golden Flashes give up 70.7 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 83.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Buffalo Bulls Betting Trends
The Buffalo Bulls are 6-7 against the spread
The Buffalo Bulls are 6-6 against the over/under
Kent State Golden Flashes Betting Trends
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 6-7 against the spread
The Kent State Golden Flashes are 9-4 against the over/under
Buffalo Bulls Injuries
01/16/17 F Raheem Johnson Suspension "?" Tuesday vs. Kent State
01/13/17 F Quate McKinzie Hand out indefinitely
Kent State Golden Flashes Injuries
11/21/16 G Rosel Hurley Groin out indefinitely
11/11/16 G Taishaun Johnson Eligibility out for season
01/02/17 G Jerrelle DeBerry Personal has left the team
Tony's Pick: Take Kent State
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