Ohio vs. Buffalo: College Basketball Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – January 30, 2024

Written By PlayPicks Staff on January 30, 2024

Tipping off at 7:00 PM ET on Tuesday, the Ohio Bobcats (10-10, 4-4 MAC) will face the Buffalo Bulls (2-17, 1-6 MAC) at Convocation Center (OH). Buffalo’s Sy Chatman is among the players to watch. The Bobcats are currently substantial 13.5-point favorites against the Bulls. A 148-point total is set for the matchup.

Ohio vs. Buffalo Betting Lines

Ohio vs Buffalo Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Ohio -13.5 148 points

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Ohio (-13.5)
Total Pick Under (148)

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Ohio vs. Buffalo Stat Rankings

Ohio Avg. (Rank) Buffalo Avg. (Rank)
77.6 (89th) Points Scored 67.1 (326th)
71.0 (153rd) Points Allowed 79.3 (340th)
(1st) Rebounds (1st)
8.4 (195th) Off. Rebounds 9.5 (99th)
8.4 (91st) 3pt Made 6.6 (262nd)
13.8 (138th) Assists 12.1 (270th)
9.7 (34th) Turnovers 14.3 (347th)

Ohio vs. Buffalo Betting Trends

  • The Bobcats have covered the spread seven times in 19 games.
  • Ohio has covered every time (1-0) as a 13.5-point favorite or greater this season.
  • This year, nine of the Bobcats’ 19 games have gone over the point total.
  • In 10 games this year, Ohio and its opponent have combined for more than 148 points.
  • The over/under in this matchup is 148 points, 0.5 fewer than the average total in this season’s Bobcats contests.
  • Buffalo has six wins in 17 games against the spread this season.
  • The Bulls’ ATS record as 13.5-point underdogs or greater is 4-1.
  • There have been nine Ohio’s games (out of 19) that hit the over this year.
  • Bulls games have finished with over 148 points scored four times this year.
  • The over/under for this game is 1.6 points higher than the average scoring total for Buffalo’s games (146.4).

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Ohio Impact Players

  • Shereef Mitchell is posting 13.5 points, 2.1 assists and 4.1 rebounds per game.
  • AJ Clayton is averaging 11.5 points, 0.9 assists and 4.6 rebounds per contest.
  • Elmore James is tops on his team in rebounds per game (5.4), and also averages 11.1 points and 1.2 assists. Defensively, he averages 0.5 steals and 0.0 blocked shots.
  • Aidan Hadaway posts 7.1 points, 4.1 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game. At the other end, he puts up 0.7 steals and 0.3 blocked shots.

Buffalo Impact Players

  • Chatman is the Bulls’ top scorer (18.3 points per game), and he averages 1.1 assists and 6.5 rebounds.
  • Jonnivius Smith is posting a team-best 9.1 rebounds per game. And he is contributing 7.9 points and 0.7 assists, making 57.6% of his shots from the field.
  • Isaiah Adams is putting up a team-high 3.4 assists per contest. And he is contributing 12.9 points and 4.2 rebounds, making 37.6% of his shots from the field and 21.6% from 3-point range, with 1.5 treys per contest.
  • Anquan Boldin Jr. gets the Bulls 7.2 points, 3.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists per contest. He also delivers 1.1 steals and 0.8 blocked shots.
  • Shawn Fulcher gives the Bulls 7.9 points, 1.6 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game. He also posts 1.4 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.

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