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Temple Owls vs Buffalo Bulls Betting Matchup Report

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Dec 28, 7:00 PM | Liacouras Center

Buffalo Bulls vs Temple Owls Odds


Temple will look to improve on its 7-3 record on Wednesday when they host Buffalo in NCAAB odds action at Liacouras Center.

The Owls currently sports a 7-3 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 5-5 ATS. The Bulls are 6-3 and 3-6 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Owls produce a 8-2 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Bulls have gone 6-3 against the number.

View Buffalo vs Temple Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Owls in this one, they're listed as 9.5-point favorites on the NCAAB betting menu for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 97-rated Buffalo taking on the No. 68-rated Owls in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 79-76 win for the Bulls on Wednesday.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Temple's No. 78 nationally ranked offense (74.4 points per game) against a Bulls defense that sits as the No. 184 at 67.1 PPG. The Owls have been averaging 46.3% from the field, more than the Bulls have managed so far this season (45.7% on average).

Defensively, Buffalo features the nation's No. 166-rated defense on the road, allowing 70.8 points per game. Temple, meanwhile, comes in at No. 71 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Buffalo was a 93-78 loser on the road against BYU. They failed to cover the 13–point spread as favorites. Mitchell Watt scored 18 points in a futile effort to lead the Bulls to a win (they lost 93-78 to BYU at Marriott Center on Tuesday).

Last time out for Temple, they were a 77-70 winner as they battled Rice on the road. They covered in the match as a 3-point favorite. Temple got 23 points from Juan Fernandez en route to a 77-70 victory over Rice on Monday at Autry Court.

Buffalo Bulls Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Kent State are 8-2
After playing BYU are 1-0
After a loss are 8-2

Temple Owls Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

A few Bulls at Owls trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Buffalo's last 18 games on the road
Buffalo is 4-8-1 ATS in its last 13 games on the road
Buffalo is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Temple's last 5 games at home
Temple is 17-2 SU in its last 19 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Temple's last 8 games
Temple is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games

Next up:
Buffalo home to Kent State, Saturday, January 7
Temple at Delaware, Friday, December 30