Ohio Bobcats vs. Buffalo Bulls 2/27/2021 Betting Preview: Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on February 27, 2021

The Ohio Bobcats (13-6) are favored (-2.5) to extend a six-game winning streak when they host the Buffalo Bulls (11-7) at 2:00 PM ET on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at Convocation Center (OH). The contest airs on ESPN+. The matchup has an over/under of 159.5 points.

Betting Information

Ohio vs Buffalo Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Ohio -2.5 -105 -115 159.5 -110 -110 -139 115

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Computer picks for Ohio vs Buffalo
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Buffalo (+2.5) Under (159.5) Buffalo 78 Ohio 77

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Total Facts

  • The Bobcats and their opponents have combined for 159.5 points — this matchup’s over/under — in six of 19 opportunities (31.6%) this season.
  • Buffalo has played in five games this season (out of 18 total matchups — 27.8% of chances) where they and their opponents combined to score more than 159.5 points.
  • These two teams average a combined 163.6 points per game, 4.1 more points than the over/under of 159.5 set for this game.
  • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 13.3 fewer points per game (146.2) than this matchup’s total of 159.5 points.
  • The average point total for Bobcats games this season is 5.6 less points than the total of 159.5 in this matchup.
  • The average over/under in Bulls games this season is 3.6 less points than the point total of 159.5 in this outing.

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Ohio Betting Information

  • Ohio has been solid against the spread, going 11-7 on the season.
  • The Bobcats have posted a winning record of 6-3 against the spread when the spread is -2.5 or higher.
  • The Bobcats and their opponents have gone over the total in 11 of 18 games (61.1%) this season.

Buffalo Betting Information

  • Buffalo has an 11-6 record against the spread, covering in 64.7% of their matchups.
  • When they are at least 2.5-point underdogs, the Bulls have fared well, going 8-3 against the spread.
  • In the majority of Bulls games this season, the teams have combined to hit the over (10 out of 17 games, 58.8%).

Head to Head

Ohio vs Buffalo (Last 5 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/29/2021 Buffalo -2.5 160.5 -149 +122 Regular Season 76-75 OHIO
2/25/2020 Buffalo -0.5 151.5 -111 -112 Regular Season 80-69 OHIO
1/14/2020 Buffalo -6.5 154.5 -285 +225 Regular Season 76-73 BUF
3/5/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 82-79 BUF
2/19/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 114-67 BUF

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Ohio Leaders

  • The leader in points and assists for the Bobcats is Jason Preston, who scores 15.8 points and distributes 7.7 assists per game.
  • Dwight Wilson is Ohio’s best rebounder, hauling in an average of 7.5 boards in each contest while scoring 15.6 points per game.
  • Ben Roderick hits more threes per game than any of his teammates on the Bobcats, knocking down shots from deep at a clip of 2.6 per contest.
  • Ben Vander Plas is a standout on the defensive end for Ohio, leading the team in steals with 1.5 per game and blocks with 0.7 per contest.

Buffalo Leaders

  • Jeenathan Williams is the top scorer for the Bulls with 17.8 points per game. He also tacks on 7.4 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game to his stats.
  • Josh Mballa has a stat line of 10.1 rebounds, 14.6 points and 2.2 assists per game for Buffalo to take the top rebound spot on the team. Ronaldo Segu has the top spot for assists with 4.4 per game, adding 13.5 points and 3.4 rebounds per matchup.
  • Segu is the top scorer from distance for the Bulls, hitting 1.9 threes per game.
  • Buffalo’s leader in steals is Mballa with 1.6 per game, and its leader in blocks is Brock Bertram with 1.3 per game.
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