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Dec 20, 9:00 PM | Marriott Center

Buffalo Bulls vs BYU Cougars Odds


The BYU Cougars will try to pay off for their supporters on Tuesday when they play host to the Bulls at Marriott Center in NCAAB action.

The Cougars sport records of 8-3 and 4-4 ATS heading into this battle, while the Bulls have 6-2 and 3-5 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 3-5 for the Cougars and 5-3 for the Bulls.

View Buffalo vs BYU Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
BYU opened as 12.5-point favorites in this College Basketball tilt.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Cougars at No. 8 and the Bulls at No. 54 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 86-79 result in favor of the Cougars.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature BYU's No. 29-rated squad against Buffalo's No. 4-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, BYU rates No. 51 in the country with 7.9 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 173 nationally with 6.2 per match.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Buffalo owns the country's No. 66-rated mark, allowing 63.3 points per game on the highway. BYU, on the other hand, rates No. 39 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Buffalo, they were an 80-72 winner as they battled Youngstown State at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 10-point favorite. Buffalo got 29 points and 13 rebounds from Javon McCrea en route to an 80-72 victory over Youngstown State on Saturday at Alumni Arena.

BYU lost its last outing, an 86-83 result against Baylor on December 17. They failed to cover in that game as a 4-point favorite. Brandon Davies scored 18 points in a futile effort to lead the Cougars to a win (they lost 86-83 to Baylor at Marriott Center on Saturday).

Buffalo Bulls Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Temple are 1-1
After playing Youngstown State are 7-3
After a win are 4-6

BYU Cougars Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Santa Barbara are 4-0
After a loss are 10-0

A few Bulls at Cougars trends to consider:
Buffalo is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Buffalo is 4-7-1 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
Buffalo is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games on the road
BYU is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
BYU is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games

Next up:
Buffalo at Temple, Wednesday, December 28
BYU home to Santa Barbara, Thursday, December 22