Point spread favors Buckeyes in battle with Bulls
Buffalo Bulls vs Ohio State Buckeyes Odds
The Ohio State Buckeyes, now eligible for postseason play after a two-year ban, begin their 2013 season when they host the Buffalo Bulls out of the MAC Saturday afternoon at the Horseshoe in Columbus (12 pm ET).
OSU, which went 12-0 last year and is ranked No. 2 in the preseason polls, was an early 36-point favorite over Buffalo, which is coming off a 4-8 season.
Betting Line: Those siding with the visitors in this one saw the Bulls listed as 33.5-point underdogs earlier this week at Bovada. Meanwhile, the over under line was unavaiilable earlier in the week.
Buffalo Bulls Trends:
When playing in August are 3-4
When playing on turf are 4-6
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing outside the conference are 2-8
Ohio State Buckeyes Trends:
When playing in August are 4-1
When playing on turf are 10-0
After outgaining opponent are 8-2
When playing outside the conference are 8-2
A few Bulls at Buckeyes trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Buffalo's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Buffalo's last 5 games on the road
Buffalo is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
Buffalo is 2-4-1 ATS in its last 7 games
Ohio State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Ohio State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Buffalo at Baylor, Saturday, September 7
Ohio State home to San Diego State, Saturday, September 7