Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Pride and Bulls. The game is starting at 7:30 ET on FloH, and it’s hosted by the Bulls at Hertz Arena in Estero, FL. Get ready to place your bets! The Pride come into this non-conference matchup as the betting favorite. The over/under line currently sits at 147.5 points.
HOFSTRA PRIDE VS BUFFALO BULLS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Buffalo Bulls +9.5
This game will be played at Hertz Arena at 7:30 ET on Monday, November 20th.
WHY BET THE BUFFALO BULLS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-68 in favor of the Bulls.
- Not only will Buffalo pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +9.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 147.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 142 points.
Can Hofstra Stun the Crowd at Hertz Arena?
As they head into their third game, Hofstra, who are currently 0-2, will face Buffalo. In their previous five road games, including those from last year, Hofstra has a 4-1 record. As of now, Hofstra has a 0-2 record against the spread for the season leading up to today’s game. Looking back at their performance in the previous three games, they hold a 0-2 ATS record with an average scoring differential of +5.
So far, Hofstra’s games have averaged 136 points per game with the average over/under line being 153.8 points. Looking at the Pride’s last three games, their over/under record is 0-2 with their games averaging 76 points per game.
The Hofstra offense, in their latest game, managed to score just 60 points versus George Washington. During the game, they attempted 27 three-point shots and had a field goal percentage of 37.3%. The top scorer for the Pride was Tyler Thomas with 20 points, while Darlinstone Dubar also added 17 to the scoreboard.
The Pride’s defense is presently ranked 49th nationally, allowing an average of 64.3 points per contest. So far, the Hofstra defense is giving up an average of 6.0 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 12 times per game (357th).
Can the Bulls Secure a Win at Home?
Buffalo will be playing their third game of the season and currently have a 0-2 record. In their first two games, they played at home. Buffalo heads into today’s matchup with a 0-2 record against the spread. Over the course of their previous three games, the Bulls have gone 0-2 vs. the spread and hold an average scoring differential of +4.
Looking at their over/under performance through two games, Buffalo has an over/under record of 1-1-0, with their games averaging 152 points per game on average. The Bulls’ last five games have culminated with an average of 72 points per game and an over/under record of 1-3.
In their latest game, Buffalo offense put up 56 points against South Alabama. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 36.4% and made 4 threes. Sy Chatman led the scoring for the Bulls, contributing 16 points. Additionally, Kanye Jones chipped in with 14 points.
Facing Hofstra, Buffalo aims for a better defensive performance, given their current average of 81.7 points allowed per game (178th). In their previous game vs. South Alabama, the Jaguars finished with a field goal percentage of 36% and a total of 70 points vs. Buffalo.