Buffalo vs Vanderbilt College Basketball Betting Tips 12/3/2019
Game: Buffalo Bulls vs Vanderbilt Commodores
Date: Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Location: Memorial Gymnasium in Nashville, TN
Odds/Point Spread: Vanderbilt -1
The Buffalo Bulls head to Memorial Gymnasium to take on the Vanderbilt Commodores on Tuesday, December 3, 2019. The opening line for this game has Vanderbilt as 1 point favorites.
Buffalo heads into this matchup with a mark of 5-2. They currently have a point differential of 6.9 as they are averaging 81.0 points per contest while giving up 74.1 per game. Vanderbilt has an overall mark of 5-2. They are averaging 81.3 points per contest and giving up 70.4, which is a point differential of 10.9.
Valuable Buffalo Bulls Betting Trends
The Buffalo Bulls are 2-4-0 against the spread this season
The Buffalo Bulls are 4-2-0 against the over/under this year
Important Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 4-3-0 against the spread this season
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 6-1-0 against the over/under this year
Key Buffalo Bulls Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jayvon Graves comes into this game averaging 17.7 points per contest while playing 33.0 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is 62%. Davonta Jordan averages 13.4 points per contest in 28.6 minutes per game. He averages 5.4 assists per game and 3.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 52% for the season while his free throw percentage is 53%.
Aaron Nesmith scores 23.7 points per contest while playing 34.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.1 rebounds per contest and has 0.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is at 73%. Saben Lee averages 16.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 29.0 minutes per game. He also brings in 4.7 rebounds per game and has 6.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
Useful Team Statistics
Buffalo averages 81.0 points per contest, which is 41st in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 6.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 192nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 98th in the nation. They average 40.1 boards per contest and 17.6 assists per game, which ranks them 55th and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 293rd with 11.9 per game. The Bulls allow 74.1 points per contest, which is 286th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 265th and 165th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 40.0 rebounds a game which ranks 324th, and they allow 14.6 assists per game which puts them in 290th place in the country. They force 17.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 297th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Vanderbilt is 36th in the nation with 81.3 points per contest this season. They are 34th in the country in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin is 10.9. They shoot 40% from beyond the arc, which is good for 27th in the NCAA. They are 200th in D-1 in rebounding with 36.1 boards per contest and 78th in assists per game with 15.3. The Commodores are 199th in turnovers per contest with 13.4. The Commodores give up 70.4 points per game, which ranks them 214th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 224th and 213th in those defensive statistics. They rank 106th with 11.3 dimes allowed per game and 90th with 32.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Commodores are 200th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.7 per contest this year.
The Bulls are 69th in the nation in offensive rating with 108. In terms of pace they are 41st in the country with 75 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 154th. As a team they are 205th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 85th in Division 1. Buffalo is 334th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.3 times per 100 possessions.
Vanderbilt is 201st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions. The Commodores have an offensive rating of 114.5, which is ranked 16th. They are 216th in D-1 in pace with 69.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 58% is 9th. As a unit they are 20th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 47% of their shot attempts, ranking 18th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Buffalo/Vanderbilt college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Buffalo +1
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