Buffalo Bulls vs. San Francisco Dons Free Prediction

Daniel GimenezArticles, Basketball, College Basketball

The San Francisco Dons (7-0) will be in the at SSE Arena Belfast when they go head-to-head against the 21st-ranked Buffalo Bulls (6-0). Action begins at 10:30 a.m. ET on Saturday, December 1, 2018, and can be seen on CBS Sports Network.

Buffalo Bulls vs. San Francisco Dons ATS Odds

Both teams dismantled their last opponent. The Dons defeated the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks 76-58, while the Bulls beat the Milwaukee Panthers 96-77.

Buffalo played a nearly flawless game. They had a ridiculous effective field goal percentage of 0.600 (above their season average of 0.529) and a turnover percentage of 8.3 (better than their season average of 12.8). Milwaukee was 0.449 and 10.5, respectively, for those same stats. San Francisco, on the other hand, dominated nearly every stat category in their game. They had an extraordinary effective field goal percentage of 0.627 (above their season average of 0.551) and a free throw rate of 0.127 (below their season average of 0.191). For those same stats, Stephen F. Austin was 0.448 and 0.103, respectively. San Francisco’s Jordan Ratinho played well, finishing with 19 points and five rebounds. Meanwhile, Jeremy Harris was a key piece for Buffalo with 21 points.

The game should be a matchup of strength against strength as the productive offense of Buffalo takes on the top-notch defense of San Francisco. Since last season, the Bulls rank 19th in offensive efficiency, while the Dons are 57th in defensive efficiency.

Buffalo vs. San Francisco Free Pick

Free Basketball Tip: SU Winner – San Francisco, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Buffalo averages 4.4 blocks per game, which ranks 42nd in the nation. San Francisco ranks 223rd in blocks allowed per game (3.9).
  • The Dons rank 15th in three pointers allowed per game (18.0) while the Bulls rank 76th (20.4).
  • The Dons rank 104th in rebounds allowed per game (33.8) while the Bulls rank 251st (36.7).
  • Buffalo ranks 13th in assists per game (17.0) while San Francisco ranks 141st (13.9).