Central Michigan at Buffalo: 2/25/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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Buffalo Bulls (10-7) vs Central Michigan Chippewas (6-13)
Game Info: Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 2:00 pm (Alumni Arena)
Betting Odds: Buffalo Bulls -19.5 -- Over/Under: 160 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Central Michigan Chippewas and Buffalo Bulls face off on Thursday in a college basketball showdown at UB Alumni Arena.
The Central Michigan Chippewas have really struggled this season and coming into this game they sit with a 6-13 record overall. Central Michigan currently sits with a 6-13 record overall and they have lost six games in a row. In the last game against the Miami of Ohio Redhawks the defense struggled giving up 96 points and that led to the defeat. Central Michigan is averaging 72.2 points per game while their defense is giving up 81.1 points per game. This is a team that likes to play fast, but the defense has really let them down. Travon Broadway Jr. has been the best player for Central Michigan averaging 17.9 points while shooting 46.5 percent from the field and 37 percent from behind the three point line.
On the other side of this matchup is the Buffalo Bulls who sit with a 10-7 record overall and they have won four of their last five games. In the last game against Northern Illinois the offense was elite putting up 102 points and that led to the blowout victory. Buffalo is averaging 82.8 points per game while their defense is giving up 73.7 points per game. Buffalo is shooting 45.9 percent from the game and 33 percent from behind the three point line. Jeenathan Williams has been the best player Buffalo averaging 18 points while shooting 48.8 percent from the field and 31.7 percent from behind the three point line.
Central Michigan is 4-11 against the spread in their last 15 games played on Tuesday. The over is 19-7-1 in Buffalo’s last 27 games played on Thursday. Central Michigan is 2-6-2 against the spread in the last 10 meetings against Buffalo.
These are two teams who can score and there is going to be no shortage of scoring in this game. Look for both teams to run up the score and the over is going to have no issue cashing with ease in this game. Back the over.