Ohio vs. Buffalo - 2/27/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Buffalo Bulls (16-12) at Ohio Bobcats (18-9)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 4:00 pm (Ohio University Convocation Center)
The Line: Ohio Bobcats -3.5 -- Over/Under: 157.5 See the Latest Odds
The Ohio Bobcats and the Buffalo Bulls face off on Saturday in MAC college basketball action.
The Ohio Bobcats are 18-9 this season and they are coming off of a loss to Bowling Green that ended a five game winning streak. Ohio is averaging 77.5 points per game and they are shooting 47.5 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 73.5 points and their opponents are shooting 43.9 percent. Antonio Campbell leads the Bobcats averaging 18 points and 9.9 rebounds per game. Jaaron Simmons is averaging 14.4 points and 7.7 assists, Kenny Kaminski is averaging 12.5 points, and Treg Setty is averaging 10.6 points. Ohio is 13-2 at home and 9-6 in the MAC.
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The Buffalo Bulls are 16-12 this season and they have won their last two games. Buffalo is averaging 75.6 points per game and they are shooting 43.1 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 75.4 points and their opponents are shooting 43.7 percent. Lamonte Bearden leads the Bulls averaging 13.5 points per game. Blake Hamilton is averaging 12.1 points and 6.3 rebounds, C.J. Massinburg is averaging 11.7 points, and Willie Conner is averaging 10.8 points. Buffalo is 4-8 on the road and 9-6 in MAC games.
Ohio is 5-1 against the spread in their last six home games, 5-1 against the spread against the MAC, and 7-2 against the spread following a loss. Buffalo is 4-1 against the spread following a win and 4-1 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread. The underdog has covered the point spread in five of the last six meetings of these two teams.
Buffalo has been tough but I see Ohio getting back to winning and doing it by plenty to cover.