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Buffalo BullsMiami (Ohio) RedHawks
Oct 29, 3:30 PM | Turf of Fred C Yager Stadium

Buffalo Bulls vs Miami (Ohio) RedHawks Odds


Miami (Ohio) looks to cover the RedHawks-Bulls point spread this week and improve its overall 2-5 mark when they host Buffalo in Week 9 action.

They bring a 2-5 record (3-4 ATS) to the Week 9 battle against the 2-6 Bulls, who are 5-3 ATS against the spread. Over under bettors have seen Miami (Ohio) go 4-3 so far and the Bulls go 2-6.

View Buffalo vs Miami (Ohio) Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: The Bulls were listed as 5.5-point underdogs on the opening NCAA football line at most sportsbooks tracked by OddsShark. No total was available early in the week.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the RedHawks rated this week at No. 113 and the Bulls sitting at No. 92. It may or may not play a role in OddsShark score prediction models that turned out a 16-14 result in favor of the RedHawks this week.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Miami (Ohio)'s No. 109-ranked offense, averaging 17.7 PPG, against a Bulls defense that ranks No. 78 this week at 28.8 PPG. The RedHawks aerial game is averaging 273.1 yards per game, more than the Bulls secondary allows through the air, 186.2 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Bulls feature the league's No. 112-rated road run defense, allowing 251 yards per game. Miami (Ohio), meanwhile, ranks No. 119 in rushing offense at home.

Buffalo was a 31-30 loser in its last match at home against Northern Illinois. They covered the 14–point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 61 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Miami (Ohio) lost its last outing, a 49-28 result against Toledo on October 22. Miami (Ohio) failed to cover in that game as a 16.5-point underdog, while the 77 combined points took the game OVER the total.

Buffalo Bulls Trends:
When playing in October are 3-7
When playing on turf are 2-8
After outgaining opponent are 2-8
When playing within the conference are 1-9

Miami (Ohio) RedHawks Trends:
When playing in October are 6-4
When playing on turf are 5-5
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 7-3

A few Bulls at RedHawks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Buffalo's last 6 games when playing Miami (Ohio)
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Buffalo's last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Buffalo's last 5 games on the road
Buffalo is 6-13 ATS in its last 19 games
Miami (Ohio) is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games when playing Buffalo
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Miami (Ohio)'s last 6 games when playing Buffalo
Miami (Ohio) is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Buffalo
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Miami (Ohio)'s last 16 games

Next up:
Buffalo at Eastern Michigan, Saturday, November 12
Miami (Ohio) home to Akron, Thursday, November 3