Ohio Bobcats at Buffalo Bulls ATS Odds

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The Buffalo Bulls (20-8, 12-3 MAC) welcome the Ohio Bobcats (12-15, 5-10 MAC) to Alumni Arena as they look to prolong their 10-game home winning streak. Tip-off is set for 3:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, February 24, 2018.

Ohio Bobcats at Buffalo Bulls Betting Preview

In the Bobcats last game, they defeated the Kent State Golden Flashes, 88-76. Jordan Dartis was the games leading scorer with 20 points on 7-for-15 shooting. The Bobcats knocked down 14 of their 17 free throws (82.4 percent) and had an effective field goal percentage of 0.638 (above their season average of 0.504).

The Bulls are trying to rebound after their 84-81 loss to the Miami (OH) RedHawks in their last game. Jeremy Harris was the games high scorer with 23 points on 9-for-17 shooting. Miami (OH) had a turnover percentage of 14.1 (better than their season average of 17.3). Buffalo, on the other hand, held the RedHawks to an offensive rebounding percentage of 12.9 (below their season average of 29.9).

There should be plenty of transition action in this matchup that showcases two of the nations more up-and-down teams. Buffalo currently ranks 17th in possessions per game (74.6) and Ohio is 22nd (74.2).

Harris has taken his game to another level over the last five games for Buffalo, averaging 19.2 points, 1.6 blocks and 1.4 steals per game.

These teams have already met once this season. The Bulls won 73-66. The Bulls offensive rebounding percentage was their biggest strength over the Bobcats. Buffalo had a rate of 36.6, while Ohio posted a mark of 25.0. Harris recorded a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds.

Ohio Bobcats at Buffalo Bulls Free Prediction

Pick: SU Winner – Buffalo, ATS Winner – Buffalo, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • The Bulls rank 64th in blocks per game (4.0) while the Bobcats rank 115th in blocks allowed per game (3.5).
  • Buffalo ranks 45th in rebounds per game (38.5) while Ohio ranks 280th in rebounds allowed per game (38.9).
  • The Bulls rank 28th in three pointers attempted per game (26.7) while the Bobcats rank 255th in three pointers allowed per game (25.0).
  • Buffalo ranks 21st in assists per game (16.9) while Ohio ranks 119th (14.1).

Betting Trends:

  • The Bulls average margin of victory in their last five games has been 5.2, down from 6.9 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Bobcats have scored an average of 82.6 points per game (6.8 above their season average) and allowed an average of 77.8 points per game (1.8 above their season average).