Buffalo vs. West Virginia Odds
COLUMBUS, OH (TheSpread) – No. 5 West Virginia looks to avoid an upset today in the Midwest Region of the NCAA Tournament when it faces No. 12 Buffalo at 2:10PM ET on TNT.
West Virginia is 23-9 on the season, 6-1 on a neutral floor and 17-13 against the spread. Buffalo is 23-9 on the season, 3-0 on a neutral floor and 16-13 against the spread. Buffalo is making its first-ever appearance in the NCAA Tournament as the champion out of the MAC while West Virginia is playing in the Big Dance for the 26th time as an at-large bid out of the Big 12.
According to the latest oddsmakers, West Virginia is the slight favorite in this contest, as the Mountaineers are getting odds of -4.5 points against Buffalo. The over/under total for the game has been set at 149.5 points. This game is being played from Nationwide Arena in Columbus.
Buffalo is currently riding an eight-game winning streak entering the NCAA Tournament. The Bulls are also 6-2 against the spread in this stretch while hitting the over in three of their last four games. West Virginia is coming off an 80-70 loss to Baylor and the Mountaineers have lost three of their last four. Despite that, WVU is 5-2 against the spread in its last seven while hitting the over in four straight games.