Buffalo vs. Ohio - 11/24/17 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Buffalo vs. Ohio - 11/24/17 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by USA TODAY Sports

Ohio Bobcats (8-3) at Buffalo Bulls (5-6)

College Football: Friday, November 24, 2017 at 1:00 pm (UB Stadium)

The Line: Buffalo Bulls 3.5 -- Over/Under: Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Ohio Bobcats take the field at the Buffalo Bulls in week 13 college football action.

The Ohio Bobcats could have wrapped up a spot with a win at the Akron Zips in week 13 but instead dropped a 37-34 decision at the Akron Zips as a two touchdown road favorite. Ohio lost the yardage battle 443-395 and complicated things with a trio of turnovers which ultimately cost the a win.

Bobcats quarterback Nathan Rourke struggled throwing the ball on 9-22 for 110 yards  and two interceptions with Papi White catching six balls for 68  yards. Rourke gave the Bobcats some much need production on the ground with 165 yards and a pair of touchdowns on 15 carries while AJ Ouellette added 74 yards on 24 carries. 

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The season for the Buffalo Bulls has boiled down to the final game of the year and it’s win and become Bowl eligible or stay home. Buffalo has won back to back contests following a 40-24 rout of the Ball State Cardinals as a 17 point road favorite. UB was dominant in all area with a 565-337 yardage edge with the ability to both run and throw.

Buffalo was explosive in the air with quarterback Tyree Jackson connecting on 16-28 for 350 yards and four touchdowns and an interception with Anthony Johnson logging even receptions for 153 yards and four TD’s. Emmanuel Reed was the top Bulls runner with 123 yards on 18 carries while Theo Anderson added 91 yards on 14 touches. 

Over is 4-0 in Ohio last 4 games after accumulating less than 170 yards passing in their previous game and over is 5-1 in Ohio last 6 vs. a team with a losing record and under is 5-1 in Ohio last 6 games in November. Buffalo are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 home games vs. a team with a winning road record and Buffalo are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 home games and Buffalo are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games after allowing less than 170 yards passing in their previous game. Home team is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 meetings and Ohio are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 meetings in Buffalo. 

I’m laying the points here and I hope Ohio wins because I’m a fan. The total is something I want to see however…

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Mark’s Pick Ohio -3 (-120)

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.

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