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MAC Tournament - College Basketball Betting - Buffalo Bulls Kent State Golden Flashes Odds

The Buffalo Bulls will try to pay off for their supporters and betting fans on Thursday when they play host to the Kent State Golden Flashes at Quicken Loans Arena in NCAA basketball odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NCAA basketball betting line for this matchup, Buffalo sat as -1.5-point favorites over at MyBookie. Also, check out the current over/under betting total for points scored, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline

Kent State Golden Flashes vs Buffalo Bulls Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the Buffalo Bulls are 17-14 overall and 17-9-1 ATS, while the Kent State Golden Flashes are 19-13 and 13-13-2 ATS. As for the betting totals, Buffalo boasts a 14-12 on the OU, and Kent State is 14-14.

The Buffalo Bulls sit at No. 23 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Kent State Golden Flashes sit at No. 109 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Buffalo has the nation's No. 60-rated offensive output, at 78.1 PPG. The visiting Kent State Golden Flashes defense ranks No. 157 allowing on average 72.97 PPG. The Bulls FG% has averaged 45.35% so far, more than the Buffalo Golden Flashes marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.77% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Jimmy Hall poured in a team-high 33 points for Kent State on Monday, as they defeated Central Michigan 116-106 at Memorial A .

Blake Hamilton went off for 32 points and added 6 rebounds for good measure, leading Buffalo to a 80-68 win over Bowling Green on Friday at Alumni Arena-NY.

Betting Trends
  • Kent State is 4-1-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Kent State is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kent State's last 6 games
  • Kent State is 1-9 ATS in its last 10 games when playing Buffalo
  • Buffalo is 9-2 ATS in its last 11 games
  • Buffalo is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Buffalo's last 12 games
  • Buffalo is 9-1 ATS in its last 10 games when playing Kent State