Bowling Green vs Buffalo Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 1/31/2020
Game: Bowling Green Falcons vs Buffalo Bulls
Date: Friday, January 31, 2020
Location: Alumni Arena in Amherst, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Buffalo -4.5
The Bowling Green Falcons head to Alumni Arena to take on the Buffalo Bulls on Friday, January 31, 2020. The opening line for this game has Buffalo as 4.5 point favorites.
Bowling Green heads into this matchup with a mark of 16-5. They currently have a point differential of 4.0 as they are averaging 75.3 points per contest while giving up 71.3 per game. Buffalo has an overall mark of 14-7. They are averaging 79.5 points per contest and giving up 75.9, which is a point differential of 3.6.
Valuable Bowling Green Falcons Betting Trends
The Bowling Green Falcons are 7-11-1 against the spread this season
The Bowling Green Falcons are 10-9-0 against the over/under this year
Important Buffalo Bulls Betting Trends
The Buffalo Bulls are 10-10-0 against the spread this season
The Buffalo Bulls are 11-8-1 against the over/under this year
Key Bowling Green Falcons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Buffalo Bulls Injuries
01/23/20 F Tra'Von Fagan Knee is out indefinitely
Daeqwon Plowden comes into this game averaging 13.1 points per contest while playing 31.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 8.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 0.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 92%. Dylan Frye averages 14.0 points per contest in 31.0 minutes per game. He averages 4.2 assists per game and 3.2 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% for the season while his free throw percentage is 67%.
Jayvon Graves scores 16.4 points per contest while playing 34.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.9 rebounds per contest and has 2.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 68%. Davonta Jordan averages 12.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.0 rebounds per game and has 5.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 51%.
Useful Team Statistics
Bowling Green averages 75.3 points per contest, which is 84th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 4.0 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a unit, which has them ranked 258th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 182nd in the nation. They average 40.6 boards per contest and 12.8 assists per game, which ranks them 18th and 217th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 343rd with 10.5 per game. The Falcons allow 71.3 points per contest, which is 232nd in the NCAA. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 100th and 223rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 37.9 rebounds a game which ranks 301st, and they allow 11.1 assists per game which puts them in 68th place in the country. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 89th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Buffalo is 20th in the nation with 79.5 points per contest this season. They are 149th in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 3.6. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 181st in the NCAA. They are 5th in D-1 in rebounding with 41.9 boards per contest and 24th in assists per game with 16.0. The Bulls are 96th in turnovers per contest with 14.2. The Bulls give up 75.9 points per game, which ranks them 309th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 248th and 193rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 261st with 13.8 dimes allowed per game and 292nd with 37.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Bulls are 282nd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 15.2 per contest this year.
The Falcons are 119th in the nation in offensive rating with 104.2. In terms of pace they are 89th in the country with 71.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 257th. As a team they are 250th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 179th in Division 1. Bowling Green is 349th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions.
Buffalo is 226th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.9 times per 100 possessions. The Bulls have an offensive rating of 105.2, which is ranked 104th. They are 13th in D-1 in pace with 75.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 139th. As a unit they are 204th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 150th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Bowling Green/Buffalo college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Bowling Green +4.5
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