Ohio vs Buffalo Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/14/2020
Game: Ohio Bobcats vs Buffalo Bulls
Date: Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Location: Alumni Arena in Amherst, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Buffalo -6.5
The Ohio Bobcats head to Alumni Arena to take on the Buffalo Bulls on Tuesday, January 14, 2020. The opening line for this game has Buffalo as 6.5 point favorites.
Ohio heads into this matchup with a mark of 9-7. They currently have a point differential of 3.2 as they are averaging 71.6 points per contest while giving up 68.4 per game. Buffalo has an overall mark of 10-6. They are averaging 79.6 points per contest and giving up 76.9, which is a point differential of 2.8.
Valuable Ohio Bobcats Betting Trends
The Ohio Bobcats are 5-9-0 against the spread this season
The Ohio Bobcats are 9-5-0 against the over/under this year
Important Buffalo Bulls Betting Trends
The Buffalo Bulls are 7-8-0 against the spread this season
The Buffalo Bulls are 10-4-1 against the over/under this year
Key Ohio Bobcats Injuries
01/11/20 F Mason McMurray Back is questionable
01/09/20 F Marvin Price Personal is out for season
Key Buffalo Bulls Injuries
01/04/20 F Tra'Von Fagan Knee is out indefinitely
Jordan Dartis averages 14.9 points per contest in 32.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.6 assists per game and 2.1 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% for the season while his free throw percentage is 82%. Jason Preston comes into this game averaging 15.4 points per contest while playing 37.4 minutes per night. He grabs 5.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 7.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Davonta Jordan averages 12.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.9 minutes per game. He also hauls in 5.1 rebounds per game and dishes 5.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 52%. Jayvon Graves scores 17.2 points per contest while playing 34.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.4 rebounds per contest and has 2.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bobcats allow 68.4 points per contest which is 170th in the country. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 168th and 182nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.8 rebounds a game which ranks 66th, and they allow 11.3 assists per game which puts them in 75th place in D-1. They force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 116th in Division 1. Ohio averages 71.6 points per contest, which is 181st in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 3.2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 91st. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 79th in the nation. They average 34.8 boards per contest and 15.3 assists per game, which ranks them 224th and 54th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 200th with 13.3 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bulls give up 76.9 points per game, which ranks them 321st in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 284th and 226th in those defensive statistics. They rank 294th with 14.6 dimes allowed per game and 303rd with 38.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Bulls are 266th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.3 per contest. Buffalo is 26th in the country with 79.6 points per contest this season. They are 152nd in D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 2.8. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 147th in the country. They are 12th in the nation in rebounding with 41.6 boards per contest and 24th in assists per game with 16.4. The Bulls are 127th in turnovers per contest with 14.1.
The Bobcats are 112th in the nation in offensive rating with 104.6. In terms of pace they are 261st in the country with 68.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 55th. As a team they are 72nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 42nd in Division 1. Ohio is 150th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions.
Buffalo is 254th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions. The Bulls have an offensive rating of 105.3, which is ranked 99th. They are 15th in D-1 in pace with 75.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 138th. As a unit they are 199th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 123rd in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Ohio +6.5 and over 155.5 total points
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