Buffalo Bulls vs. Ohio Bobcats MAC Men’s Basketball Tournament Championship Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for March 13, 2021

The No. 5 seed Ohio Bobcats (15-7) are 2-point underdogs in the MAC championship game, as sportsbooks think the No. 2 Buffalo Bulls (16-7) will claim the automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament bracket. The title game tips off Saturday at 7:30 PM ET, live on ESPN2.

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Buffalo vs Ohio Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Buffalo -2 -110 -110 157 -106 -116 -136 115

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Point Total Insights

  • Buffalo and its opponents have gone over the current 157 total in seven of 23 games (30.4%) this season.
  • In eight of 22 (36.4%) Ohio games this season, the total points scored surpassed Saturday’s 157 over/under.
  • This contest’s total is 11.2 points more than the 145.8 these two squads combine to surrender per game this season.
  • The 82.3 points per game the Bulls score are 8.8 more points than the Bobcats allow (73.5).
  • The Bobcats put up 8.4 more points per game (80.7) than the Bulls allow their opponents to score (72.3).
  • Head to Head

    Buffalo vs Ohio (Last 6 Games)
    Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
    2/27/2021 Ohio -2.5 159 -137 +113 Regular Season 86-66
    1/29/2021 Buffalo -2.5 160.5 -149 +122 Regular Season 76-75
    2/25/2020 Buffalo -0.5 151.5 -111 -112 Regular Season 80-69
    1/14/2020 Buffalo -6.5 154.5 -285 +225 Regular Season 76-73
    3/5/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 82-79
    2/19/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 114-67

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    Buffalo Betting Data

  • The Bulls have been solid against the spread this season, earning a 14-3 record.
  • The Bulls fare well when favored by at least 2 points, posting a 7-3 record against the spread.
  • More often than not, Buffalo and its foes have united to reach the over, cashing in on 1 of 17 chances this season.
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    Buffalo Leaders

    Bulls Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Josh Mballa 12 15.4 10.2 1.6 1.9 0.4 0.3
    Jayvon Graves 15 14.5 6.5 4.5 1.9 0.8 1.1
    Maceo Jack 6 7.5 2.0 0.2 0.8 0.3 1.2
    David Nickelberry 15 5.9 3.1 1.1 0.4 0.4 0.5
    LaQuill Hardnett 15 5.7 4.3 1.3 0.8 0.4 0.2

    Ohio Betting Data

  • Ohio has a 13-5 record against the spread, covering in 72.2% of their games.
  • The Bobcats have fared well as a 2-point underdog, going 6-1 against the spread when they are at least 2-point underdogs.
  • In 0 out of Ohio’s 18 games this season, (0%) the teams have combined to hit the over.
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    Ohio Leaders

    Bobcats Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Jason Preston 12 17.3 6.3 7.5 1.3 0.3 1.9
    Ben Roderick 15 11.6 3.2 0.9 0.5 0.2 2.2
    Lunden McDay 17 11.0 2.3 1.6 0.8 0.2 1.2
    Miles Brown 17 5.8 1.6 1.3 1.1 0.4 0.9
    Mason McMurray 13 1.0 1.3 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.2
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