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Buffalo Bulls home to Penguins in NCAAB betting action

Youngstown State PenguinsBuffalo Bulls
Dec 10, 7:00 PM | Alumni Arena

Youngstown State Penguins vs Buffalo Bulls Odds


Alumni Arena features an NCAAB clash between the host Buffalo Bulls and the visiting Youngstown State Penguins in college hoops action on Saturday.

The Bulls sit at 5-2 (3-4 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Penguins are currently 6-2 (3-2 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Buffalo is 4-3 OU, and Youngstown State is 2-2-1 OU.

View Youngstown State vs Buffalo Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Penguins listed as 10.5-point underdogs

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 112-ranked Bulls and the No. 296-rated Penguins in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 76-73 win for the Bulls on Saturday.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Penguins rank No. 228 in NCAA Division 1 with 34.2 per game. That compares with Buffalo’s No. 8 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Buffalo is college basketball's No. 156-ranked team at 6.4 per game, while the Penguins rate No. 11 with 9.2 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Youngstown State owns the country's No. 110-rated mark, allowing 66.8 points per game on the highway. Buffalo, on the other hand, rates No. 148 in scoring at home.

Youngstown State was a 69-35 winner in its last match at home against Fredonia State. The battle between the Penguins and Blue Devils didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Fredonia State was handed a 69-35 defeat on Tuesday at Beeghly Center.

In their last action, Buffalo was an 82-74 winner on the road against Niagara. They covered the 7.5–point spread as favorites. Zach Filzen scored 16 points leading the Bulls to an 82-74 victory over Niagara at Gallagher Center on Wednesday.

Youngstown State Penguins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Toledo are 2-4
After a win are 3-7

Buffalo Bulls Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing BYU are 1-0
After playing Niagara are 7-3
After a win are 3-7

A few Penguins at Bulls trends to consider:
Youngstown State is 3-22 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Youngstown State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Buffalo
Buffalo is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Youngstown State
Buffalo is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Buffalo is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing Youngstown State
Buffalo is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games

Next up:
Youngstown State at Toledo, Saturday, December 17
Buffalo at BYU, Tuesday, December 20