Buffalo Bulls vs Bowling Green Falcons Prediction, 2/15/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Buffalo Bulls vs Bowling Green Falcons
Date: Tuesday, February 15, 2022
Location: Stroh Center in Bowling Green, OH
The Bowling Green Falcons (12-13) will try to beat the Buffalo Bulls (13-8) at Stroh Center on Tuesday.
The Buffalo Bulls stepped onto the hardwood against Ball State and walked away with a win by a score of 80-74 in their last game. In the matter of fouls, the Bulls walked away with 20 while Ball State recorded 18 fouls. They knocked down 7 out of their 21 shots from 3-point range. Ball State went 64.7% at the free throw line by making 11 of their 17 shots. Additionally, Ball State snagged 31 rebounds (6 offensive, 25 defensive), but wrapped up the game with no rejections. Ball State earned 16 dimes and had 8 steals in this game. When discussing defense, Buffalo allowed their opponent to shoot 46.7% from the field on 28 of 60 shooting. They also distributed 13 assists for the matchup in addition to creating 18 turnovers and having 9 steals. Regarding pulling down rebounds, they collected 39 with 17 of them being of the offensive sort. From the free throw line, the Bulls converted 13 of their 18 tries for a percentage of 72.2%. Buffalo walked away from the game having earned a 42.9% FG percentage (30 of 70) and converted 7 of their 21 shots from downtown.
Jeenathan Williams is one player who played a role in this contest. He finished 56.3% from the field and dished out 1 assist. He played 31 mins and also grabbed 3 rebounds. He accumulated 24 points on 9 of 16 shooting.
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Buffalo heads into this game with a mark of 13-8 so far this year. They turn the ball over 13.5 times per contest and as a group they commit 17.5 personal fouls on a nightly basis. As a team, Buffalo is collecting 42.3 rebounds per game and has earned 319 assists this year, which is 183rd in college hoops in terms of passing the rock. The Bulls are hitting 33.4% on three-point attempts (182 of 545) and 71.3% from the charity stripe. They are averaging 79.6 points per contest (21st in D-1) while going 45.3% from the field.
Defensively, the Bulls have forced 12.7 turnovers per contest while drawing 16.6 personal fouls. They are ranked 22nd in the country in giving up assists to the opposition with 232 relinquished for the campaign. The Bulls defensively are allowing a field goal percentage of 41.9% (547 of 1,304) and they surrender 34.7 rebounds per game as a group. They give up 29.9% on 3-point attempts while they are 241st in college hoops in PPG allowed (71.3).
When they last played, the Bowling Green Falcons took a loss by a final score of 94-78 when they played Miami. Concerning team rebounding, Bowling Green allowed Miami to snag 44 in all (9 on the offensive glass). They finished 34.4% from 3-point land by going 11 of 32 and finished the contest at 15 out of 17 at the free throw line (88.2%). The Falcons allowed Miami to make 34 of their 68 attempts from the floor which left them shooting 50.0% for the matchup. Overall, the Falcons went 29 for 71 from the field which had them shooting 40.8%. When it comes to three-point attempts, Bowling Green knocked down 7 of their 23 tries (30.4%). They were able to make 13 of them for a clip of 59.1%. Miami had 15 fouls in this contest which took the Falcons to the free throw line for a total of 22 tries. They coughed up the ball 10 times, while earning 8 steals in this game. The Falcons corralled 25 defensive boards and 10 offensive rebounds totaling 35 in this game.
Myron Gordon was important for the Falcons for the contest. He made 5 out of 10 for the game giving him a rate of 50.0%, but didn't pull down a rebound. He racked up 20 points in his 26 minutes of playing time and earned 5 dimes in this game.
Bowling Green has a win-loss mark of 12-13 this season. The Falcons are responsible for committing 17.7 personal fouls per game and they hit 75.0% from the charity stripe. They are earning an assist 13.0 times per game (190th in Division 1) and they lose possession via turnover 12.6 times per game. Bowling Green has tallied 2,050 pts for the season (82.0 per game) and they collect 40.4 rebounds per contest. When it comes to offense, the Falcons are shooting 43.8% from the floor, which has them ranked 198th in the country.
The Bowling Green defense allows 34.0% on shots from behind the 3-point line (230 of 676) and their opponents are making 73.7% of their foul shots. They surrender 13.9 dimes and 37.2 rebounds on a nightly basis, which ranks them 277th and 309th in D-1. The Falcons on defense are ranked 346th in D-1 in PPG given up with 78.4. They have forced 13.5 turnovers per game and have allowed teams to shoot 43.8% from the floor (229th in D-1).
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Tony Sink's Pick: Take Buffalo
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