Princeton Tigers face Buffalo Bulls: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats
Princeton Tigers vs Buffalo Bulls Odds
College basketball wagering interest will be high on Saturday when the Tigers of Princeton hit the hard court against the Bulls of Buffalo.
Buffalo battles the Tigers, currently sitting with a 0-0 mark (0-0 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 0-0 for the Bulls and 0-0 for the Tigers.
The Bulls were listed as 2.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Bulls rated this week at No. 39 and the Tigers sitting at No. 84. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 2-0 result in favor of the Bulls.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Tigers rank No. 118 in NCAA Division 1 with 0 per game. That compares with Buffalo’s No. 118 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Buffalo is college basketball's No. 116-ranked team at 0 per game, while the Tigers rate No. 116 with 0 per game.
Defensively, Princeton features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. Buffalo, meanwhile, comes in at No. 67 nationally in scoring at home.
Princeton lost its last outing, an 82-61 result against Pittsburgh on March 19. They failed to cover in that game as a 6.5-point underdog. Princeton was crushed on Monday, getting blown out by Pittsburgh and falling by an 82-61 score at Petersen Events Center.
Buffalo was an 84-76 loser in its last match on the road against Oakland. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as underdogs. The Bulls endured an 84-76 loss at the hands of the Grizzlies on Saturday, despite a 19-point effort from Tony Watson II at Athletics Center.
Princeton Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Northeastern are 2-0
After a loss are 8-2
Buffalo Bulls Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
A few Tigers at Bulls trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Princeton's last 7 games on the road
Buffalo is 15-3 SU in its last 18 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Buffalo's last 9 games
Buffalo is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Buffalo's last 6 games at home
Princeton home to Northeastern, Tuesday, November 13
Buffalo at Florida State, Monday, November 12