Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Bobcats versus the Bulls? Tip off is at at 7:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on CBSS. The game will be played at Alumni Arena in Buffalo, NY. Ohio is favored by -10 in this Mid-American conference matchup the against Buffalo. The over/under for the game is set at 150.5 points.

OHIO BOBCATS VS BUFFALO BULLS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Buffalo Bulls +10

This game will be played at Alumni Arena at 7:00 ET on Tuesday, March 5th.

WHY BET THE BUFFALO BULLS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Bulls.
  • Not only will Buffalo pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +10.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 150.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Do the Bobcats Have What it Takes on the Road?

Ohio has been much better at home this season, going 13-5 compared to 3-7 on the road. They have won their last eight home games, and their average scoring margin at home is +6.6 compared to -0.6 on the road. The Bobcats have been favored in 23 of their 29 games, going 15-8 in those contests.

Over their last 10 road games, Ohio has gone just 3-7. They are coming off a 66-59 win over Bowling Green, and they are 17-12 overall this season. In Mid-American Conference play, the Bobcats are 11-5, and they have won four straight games.

Overall, Ohio has an ATS record of 14-14 this season. As the favorite, they are 12-11 vs. the spread. On the road, the Bobcats are 4-6 ATS this year, but they have gone 2-1 vs. the spread in their last three road games. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, Ohio is 8-2 ATS.

Ohio’s over/under record this season sits at 13-15 and today’s line of 150.5 is right in line with the average over/under line in their games (149.9). So far, 16 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is just 134 points.

In their recent matchup, the Ohio offense ended with 66 points against Bowling Green. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 42.3% and made 8 threes. For the season, the Ohio offense has been one of the more efficient shooting teams in the NCAA with a field goal percentage of 46%. So far, they have hit 53% of their looks from inside the arc, and are averaging 8.9 made three’s per contest.

On the defensive side, Ohio is currently hovering around the NCAA’s average for points allowed, conceding an average of 71.2 points per game. The Ohio defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 59 points and allowed Bowling Green to connect on 8 threes.

Will the Bulls Defense Show Up at Home?

Buffalo enters this game as a 10-point underdog, and they have gone 2-21 this season when they are the underdog. The Bulls are 4-25 overall, and they have a 2-14 record in Mid-American Conference play.

At home this season, Buffalo has gone just 1-13, and they have gone 1-9 in their last 10 games at home. Their average margin of defeat at home this season is -15.0 points per game.

As the underdog this season, Buffalo has gone 11-12 vs. the spread. Over their last three games at home, the Bulls are 3-0 vs. the spread and 3-7 in their last 10 home games.

This season, the over/under record for Buffalo games is 12-15-1. Today’s over/under line of 150.5 is similar to the average over/under line in their games this year (147.3). So far, 18 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average of 155 points scored.

Buffalo finished with 79 points in their game against Toledo. This total surpasses their season-average of 68.1 points per game. Offensively, the Bulls hold a season-long field goal percentage of 42%, placing them 328th in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 400th in terms of percentage and 272nd in three-pointers made.

Coming into the game, Buffalo will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 79.8 points per game (325th). In their previous game vs. Toledo, the Rockets finished with a field goal percentage of 49% and a total of 85 points vs. Buffalo.