Western Michigan vs Buffalo College Basketball Picks, Odds, Predictions 1/12/21

Western Michigan vs Buffalo College Basketball Picks, Odds, Predictions 1/12/21 Photo by Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

Buffalo Bulls (4-3) at Western Michigan Broncos (2-7)

College Basketball: Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 2:00 pm (University Arena in Read Fieldhouse)

The Line: Western Michigan Broncos +9 -- Over/Under: 143.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Buffalo Bulls and Western Michigan Broncos meet Tuesday in college basketball action at the University Arena.

The Buffalo Bulls look for a win after splitting their last six games. The Buffalo Bulls are averaging 82.7 points on 46.1 percent shooting and allowing 75.9 points on 41.4 percent shooting. Jeenathan Williams is averaging 19 points and eight rebounds while Jayvon Graves is averaging 17.1 points and seven rebounds. Josh Mballa is the third double-digit scorer and Ronaldo Segu is dishing 3.9 assists. The Buffalo Bulls are shooting 34 percent from beyond the arc and 63.7 percent from the free throw line. The Buffalo Bulls are allowing 25 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.3 rebounds per game. 

The Western Michigan Broncos need a win after losing five of their last six games. The Western Michigan Broncos are averaging 62.4 points on 43.1 percent shooting and allowing 68 points on 42.1 percent shooting. B. Artis White is averaging 15.1 points and 2.7 assists while Titus Wright is averaging 10.1 points and 5.7 rebounds. Greg Lee is dishing 2.6 assists and Rafael Cruz Jr. is grabbing 3.9 rebounds. The Western Michigan Broncos are shooting 30.8 percent from beyond the arc and 64.4 percent from the free throw line. The Western Michigan Broncos are allowing 29.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.3 rebounds per game.

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The Bulls are 3-7-1 ATS in their last 11 games overall. The Broncos are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The over is 5-0 in Bulls last 5 overall. The under is 5-2 in Broncos last 7 overall. The home team is 7-3 ATS in the last 10 meetings.

The Buffalo Bulls are the better team here and have a clear advantage on offense, but they're also not a team that's had a lot of covering success and is even worse in the favorite role. The Western Michigan Broncos have a couple of players who can get off in this game and we can't ignore four of their last five losses have been decided by 11 or less points. Western Michigan competes despite the losses. Early game, we could see some sloppy play. I'll take my chances with the Broncos and the points.

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Randy’s Pick Western Michigan Broncos +9

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