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Dec 7, 7:00 PM | Gallagher Center

Buffalo Bulls vs Niagara Purple Eagles Odds

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Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Wednesday when the Niagara Purple Eagles try to run the Bulls off the court at Gallagher Center in college hoops action.

The Bulls will look to vanquish their hosts on Wednesday, as they are 2-4 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Purple Eagles are 2-3-1 ATS. Buffalo is 3-3 against the total, while Niagara is 3-3 versus the number.

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Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Buffalo before tip-off in this one will find them as 7-point favorites.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Purple Eagles - Bulls odds would favor the Bulls if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Niagara is rated No. 304 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Buffalo is at No. 112. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 80-59 win for the Bulls.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Niagara has the nation's No. 191-rated offensive output, at 67.6 PPG. The visiting Bulls defense ranks No. 62 allowing on average 60.8 PPG. The Purple Eagles FG% has averaged 41.4% so far, less than the Bulls marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.3% per game.

Defensively, Buffalo features the nation's No. 30-rated defense on the road, allowing 58 points per game. Niagara, meanwhile, comes in at No. 137 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Buffalo, they were a 66-60 loser as they battled St. Bonaventure at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 6-point favorite. Zach Filzen went off for 26 points and added 5 rebounds but it wasn't enough as St. Bonaventure handed Buffalo a 66-60 defeat at Alumni Arena.

Last time out for Niagara, they were a 98-62 loser as they battled Iona at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 12.5-point underdog. Niagara was run off the court by the Gaels on Sunday as Iona routed them 98-62 at Gallagher Center.

Buffalo Bulls Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Youngstown State are 6-4
After playing St. Bonaventure are 2-3
After a loss are 7-3

Niagara Purple Eagles Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Hartford are 1-0
After playing Iona are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6

A few Bulls at Purple Eagles trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Buffalo's last 6 games on the road
Buffalo is 3-7-1 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
Buffalo is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games on the road
Niagara is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
Niagara is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games when playing Buffalo
Niagara is 2-8 ATS in its last 10 games when playing Buffalo
Niagara is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing at home against Buffalo

Next up:
Buffalo home to Youngstown State, Saturday, December 10
Niagara at Hartford, Saturday, December 10

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