Ohio at Buffalo Expert NCAA Basketball Picks 2/19/2019
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
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The Ohio Bobcats travel to Alumni Arena to play the Buffalo Bulls on Tuesday, February 19, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Buffalo as 19 point favorites.
Ohio comes into this game with an overall record of 11-13. They currently have a point differential of -3.3 as they are averaging 69.3 points per game while giving up 72.5 per contest. Buffalo has an overall record of 22-3. They are averaging 84.8 points per game and surrendering 71.6, good for a point differential of 13.2.
Valuable Ohio Bobcats Betting Trends
The Ohio Bobcats are 5-18-0 against the spread
The Ohio Bobcats are 9-14-0 against the over/under
Important Buffalo Bulls Betting Trends
The Buffalo Bulls are 14-9-1 against the spread
The Buffalo Bulls are 12-12-0 against the over/under
Key Ohio Bobcats Injuries
01/23/19 G James Gollon Achilles is out for season
01/13/19 F Mason McMurray Hip is out for season
Key Buffalo Bulls Injuries
No key injuries to report
Teyvion Kirk averages 14.8 points per game in 31.4 minutes per contest. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 5.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 54%. Jason Carter comes into this contest averaging 16.2 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per night. He pulls down 7.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is at 71%.
Jeremy Harris averages 13.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.6 rebounds per contest and 2.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 71%. C.J. Massinburg averages 18.3 points per game while playing 32.3 minutes per contest. He grabs 6.2 rebounds per game and has 2.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bobcats allow 72.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 207th in Division 1. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 188th and 216th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.0 rebounds a game which ranks 183rd, and they give up 13.4 assists per contest which puts them in 202nd place in the NCAA. They force 14.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 231st in the nation. Ohio averages 69.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 273rd in the country. Their average scoring margin is -3.3 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 261st. Behind the arc they shoot 29% which is good for 341st in D-1. They average 37.6 rebounds per game and 14.0 assists per contest, which ranks them 69th and 135th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 44th with 15.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulls surrender 71.6 points per contest, which ranks them 183rd in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 87th and 65th in those defensive statistics. They rank 13th with 10.1 assists allowed per contest, and 286th with 37.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bulls are 322nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.9 per game. Buffalo is 7th in the country with 84.8 points per game this year. They are 80th in the D-1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 13.2. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 211th in the nation. They are 14th in the country in rebounding with 40.4 boards per game and 18th in assists per contest with 16.6. The Bulls are 270th in turnovers per game with 12.2.
The Bobcats have an offensive rating of 95.4, which is ranked 319th. They are 70th in college basketball in pace with 71.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 300th. As a unit they are 319th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 263rd in D-1. Ohio is 59th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.9 times per 100 possessions.
Buffalo is 327th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions. The Bulls have an offensive rating of 112.6, which is ranked 24th. They are 15th in D-1 in pace with 75 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 74th. As a unit they are 89th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 43% of their shot attempts, ranking 77th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Ohio/Buffalo college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Buffalo -19
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