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NCAA Basketball Odds Betting Line Favors Buffalo Bulls Over Western Michigan Broncos

The Buffalo Bulls will look to improve on a 8-10 record on Saturday when they host the Western Michigan Broncos in NCAA basketball betting odds action at Alumni Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NCAA basketball betting line for this matchup, Buffalo sat as -5.5-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

Western Michigan Broncos vs Buffalo Bulls Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The 8-10 and 7-6-1 ATS Buffalo Bulls will face the 6-11 Western Michigan Broncos, who own a 9-5 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Buffalo Bulls are 6-7 on the OVER/UNDER so far this season while the Western Michigan Broncos are 8-5-1.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Buffalo Bulls rated this week at No. 209 and the Western Michigan Broncos sitting at No. 231.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Buffalo's No. 124-ranked offense, averaging 75.33 PPG, against a Broncos defense that ranks No. 239 at 78.94 PPG. The Bulls field goal percentage has averaged 44.04% so far, less than the Broncos marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.43% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Thomas Wilder scored 26 points for Western Michigan on Tuesday, but the Eagles managed a 86-80 victory over the Broncos at EMU Convocation Center.

The Bulls got 22 points from CJ Massinburg as Buffalo ran past Kent State 82-69 on Tuesday at Memorial A .

Betting Trends
  • Western Michigan is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Western Michigan is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games
  • Western Michigan is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Western Michigan is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Buffalo is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Buffalo's last 5 games
  • Buffalo is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games at home
  • Buffalo is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Western Michigan

Next Betting Matchups

Western Michigan home to Akron, Tuesday, January 24th
Buffalo at Miami-Ohio, Tuesday, January 24th