Buffalo at Akron College Basketball Betting Tips 2/12/2019
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
James A. Rhodes Arena
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The Buffalo Bulls head to James A. Rhodes Arena to take on the Akron Zips on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. The opening line for this game has Buffalo as 7 point favorites.
Buffalo heads into this matchup with a mark of 20-3. They currently have a point differential of 13.9 as they are averaging 85.0 points per contest while giving up 71.2 per game. Akron has an overall mark of 14-9. They are averaging 70.0 points per contest and giving up 62.0, which is a point differential of 8.1.
Valuable Buffalo Bulls Betting Trends
The Buffalo Bulls are 13-8-1 against the spread this season
The Buffalo Bulls are 10-12-0 against the over/under this year
Important Akron Zips Betting Trends
The Akron Zips are 9-12-0 against the spread this season
The Akron Zips are 5-16-0 against the over/under this year
Key Buffalo Bulls Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Akron Zips Injuries
No key injuries to report
C.J. Massinburg comes into this game averaging 18.4 points per contest while playing 32.5 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.4 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.0 assists per game. His FG percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is 77%. Jeremy Harris averages 14.1 points per contest in 31.1 minutes per game. He averages 2.9 assists per game and 6.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% for the season while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Daniel Utomi scores 13.9 points per contest while playing 33.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.9 rebounds per contest and has 1.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is at 69%. Loren Jackson averages 13.4 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32.1 minutes per game. He also brings in 2.7 rebounds per game and has 3.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 33% and his free throw percentage is 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
Buffalo averages 85.0 points per contest, which is 9th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 13.9 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 81st. From 3-point territory they shoot 34%, which is good for 198th in the nation. They average 40.3 boards per contest and 17.4 assists per game, which ranks them 17th and 9th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 283rd with 12.0 per game. The Bulls allow 71.2 points per contest, which is 179th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 77th and 70th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 37.4 rebounds a game which ranks 294th, and they allow 9.9 assists per game which puts them in 10th place in the country. They force 16.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 328th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Akron is 262nd in the nation with 70.0 points per contest this season. They are 314th in the country in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is 8.1. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 300th in the NCAA. They are 118th in D-1 in rebounding with 36.6 boards per contest and 277th in assists per game with 12.1. The Zips are 307th in turnovers per contest with 11.4. The Zips give up 62.0 points per game, which ranks them 14th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 27th and 29th in those defensive statistics. They rank 19th with 10.3 dimes allowed per game and 309th with 37.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Zips are 206th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.8 per contest this year.
The Bulls are 21st in the nation in offensive rating with 113.1. In terms of pace they are 18th in the country with 74.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 69th. As a team they are 93rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shots, ranking 67th in Division 1. Buffalo is 331st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions.
Akron is 305th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions. The Zips have an offensive rating of 103.4, which is ranked 184th. They are 290th in D-1 in pace with 67.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 274th. As a unit they are 282nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 49% of their shot attempts, ranking 9th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Buffalo/Akron college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Buffalo -7
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