Buffalo at Ohio College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/26/2018
Friday, January 26, 2018
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The Buffalo Bulls travel to Convocation Center to play the Ohio Bobcats on Friday, January 26, 2018. The opening line for this game has Buffalo as 7 point favorites.
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Buffalo comes into this game with an overall record of 15-5. They currently have a point differential of 7.9 as they are averaging 83.6 points per game while giving up 75.7 per contest. Ohio has an overall record of 9-10. They are averaging 74.7 points per game and surrendering 74.9, good for a point differential of -0.2.
Valuable Buffalo Bulls Betting Trends
The Buffalo Bulls are 11-5 against the spread this season
The Buffalo Bulls are 10-7 against the over/under this year
Important Ohio Bobcats Betting Trends
The Ohio Bobcats are 5-7 against the spread this season
The Ohio Bobcats are 7-7 against the over/under this year
Key Buffalo Bulls Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Ohio Bobcats Injuries
11/27/17 F Ben Vander Plas Foot is out indefinitely
01/25/18 F Jason Carter Leg is "?" Friday vs Buffalo
C.J. Massinburg averages 18.6 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is at 75%. Nick Perkins averages 16.2 points per game in 28.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.8 assists per contest and 6.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Mike Laster averages 15.4 points per game while playing 33.2 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.1 rebounds per game and has 1.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 71%. Teyvion Kirk averages 14.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.6 rebounds per contest and 3.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
Buffalo averages 83.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 24th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 149th. Behind the arc they shoot 36%, which is good for 131st in the country. They average 39.1 rebounds per game and 16.9 assists per game, which ranks them 43rd and 32nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 193rd with 13.1 per game. The Bulls allow 75.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 267th in Division 1. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 152nd and 249th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.7 rebounds a game which ranks 289th and they give up 11.6 assists per contest, which puts them in 53rd place in college basketball. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 295th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Ohio is 160th in the country with 74.7 points per game this year. They are 220th in D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -0.2. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 118th in college basketball. They are 171st in the nation in rebounding with 36.0 boards per game, and 162nd in assists per contest with 13.9. The Bobcats are 233rd in turnovers per game with 12.7. The Bobcats surrender 74.9 points per contest, which ranks them 244th in the country. Their defense allows a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 166th and 136th in those defensive statistics. They rank 129th with 12.8 assists allowed per contest and 314th with 38.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bobcats are 188th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.7 per game this season.
The Bulls are 133rd in the country in defensive rating with 100, and their offensive rating of 110.4 is ranked 73rd. They are 20th in college basketball in pace with 74.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 103rd. As a unit they are 119th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 73rd in D-1. Buffalo is 284th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 111th in the country.
Ohio is 255th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.3 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 172nd in Division 1. The Bobcats are 148th in the nation in defensive rating with 100.7, and their offensive rating of 100.5 is ranked 263rd. They are 91st in D-1 in pace with 72 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 222nd. As a unit they are 219th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 226th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Buffalo/Ohio college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Ohio +7
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