Buffalo vs Eastern Michigan Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 2/4/2020
Game: Buffalo Bulls vs Eastern Michigan Eagles
Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Location: EMU Convocation Center in Ypsilanti, MI
Odds/Point Spread: Eastern Michigan +4
The Buffalo Bulls head to EMU Convocation Center to take on the Eastern Michigan Eagles on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. The opening line for this game has Buffalo as 4 point favorites.
Buffalo comes into this game with an overall record of 14-8. They currently have a point differential of 3.4 as they are averaging 79.4 points per game while giving up 76.0 per contest. Eastern Michigan has an overall record of 11-10. They are averaging 64.9 points per game and surrendering 63.0, good for a point differential of 1.8.
Valuable Buffalo Bulls Betting Trends
The Buffalo Bulls are 10-11-0 against the spread this season
The Buffalo Bulls are 11-9-1 against the over/under this year
Important Eastern Michigan Eagles Betting Trends
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 8-9-0 against the spread this season
The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 6-11-0 against the over/under this year
Key Buffalo Bulls Injuries
01/23/20 F Tra'Von Fagan Knee is out indefinitely
Key Eastern Michigan Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Jayvon Graves comes into this game averaging 16.8 points per contest while playing 34.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is 67%. Davonta Jordan averages 12.1 points per contest in 31.0 minutes per game. He averages 5.3 assists per game and 5.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 49%.
Ty Groce scores 11.1 points per contest while playing 30.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.4 rebounds per contest and has 1.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is at 73%. Noah Morgan averages 10.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.4 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Useful Team Statistics
Buffalo averages 79.4 points per contest, which is 19th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 3.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 168th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 196th in the nation. They average 42.3 boards per contest and 15.8 assists per game, which ranks them 3rd and 28th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 91st with 14.2 per game. The Bulls allow 76.0 points per contest, which is 312th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 247th and 182nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 37.7 rebounds a game which ranks 294th, and they allow 13.6 assists per game which puts them in 246th place in the country. They force 15.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 278th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Eastern Michigan is 317th in the nation with 64.9 points per contest this season. They are 275th in the country in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 1.8. They shoot 29% from beyond the arc, which is good for 335th in the NCAA. They are 210th in D-1 in rebounding with 35.0 boards per contest and 339th in assists per game with 10.0. The Eagles are 36th in turnovers per contest with 15.3. The Eagles give up 63.0 points per game, which ranks them 35th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 100th and 302nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 262nd with 13.8 dimes allowed per game and 225th with 35.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Eagles are 339th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 17.8 per contest this year.
The Bulls are 104th in the nation in offensive rating with 105.1. In terms of pace they are 13th in the country with 75.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 161st. As a team they are 222nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 176th in Division 1. Buffalo is 237th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions.
Eastern Michigan is 26th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.3 times per 100 possessions. The Eagles have an offensive rating of 93.7, which is ranked 320th. They are 206th in D-1 in pace with 69.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 296th. As a unit they are 299th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 152nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Buffalo/Eastern Michigan college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Buffalo -4
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