Tuesday, January 3, 2017
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The Buffalo Bulls travel to Savage Arena to play the Toledo Rockets on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.
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The Bulls come into this game with an overall record of 6-7 and a road record of 2-4. They are 5-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-3. The Rockets have an overall record of 7-6 and a home record of 5-1. They have an over/under record of 6-5 and they are 5-6 against the spread.
Blake Hamilton comes into this contest averaging 17.2 points per game while playing 29.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Bulls. He pulls down 6.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is currently at 78%. Willie Conner averages 14.2 points per game in 32.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 1.8 rebounds per game for Buffalo. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 72%.
Jonathan Williams averages 19.8 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per contest this year for the Rockets. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Steve Taylor averages 15.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 11.5 rebounds per contest and 3.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is 51%.
Buffalo averages 74.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 120th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -1.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 131st. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 211th in the country. They average 39.9 rebounds per game and 15.3 assists per game which ranks them 41st and 74th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 334th with 16.5 per game. The Bulls allow 76.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 239th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 101st and 214th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.5 rebounds a game which ranks 199th and they give up 14.3 assists per contest which puts them in 230th place in the country. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 258th in Division 1.
Toledo averages 80.7 points per game this year which ranks them 38th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 0.1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 60th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 191st in the nation. They average 39.2 rebounds per game and 14.3 assists per contest which ranks them 60th and 121st respectively. In the turnover department the Rockets rank 280th with 15 per game. The Rockets allow 80.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 304th in the country. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 300th and 81st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.8 rebounds a game which ranks 121st and they give up 12.7 assists per contest which puts them in 126th place in the nation. The Rockets force 10.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 341st in college basketball.
The Bulls average 73.1 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 79 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -7.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 3 per contest. The Bulls have an offensive rating of 103.7 and they assist on 58.4% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 72.8 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they shoot 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Buffalo turns the ball over an average of 19.2 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 6.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54.2% while their offensive rebound percentage is 33.6%. The Bulls give up 80.7 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 76 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Rockets score 81 ppg at home and they have averaged 85.7 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 7.6 points per game. The Rockets have a rating on offense of 106.4 and 52.3% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 71.4 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 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Toledo turns it over an average of 17.6 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 4.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 28.9%. The Rockets give up 73.4 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 79 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Buffalo Bulls Betting Trends
The Buffalo Bulls are 5-4 against the spread
The Buffalo Bulls are 5-3 against the over/under
Toledo Rockets Betting Trends
The Toledo Rockets are 5-6 against the spread
The Toledo Rockets are 6-5 against the over/under
Buffalo Bulls Injuries
No key injuries to report
Toledo Rockets Injuries
12/02/16 G Daniel Dzierzawski Dismissed dismissed from team
Guy's Pick: Take Toledo
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