Buffalo vs. St. Bonaventure Prediction
The Buffalo Bulls have represented the Mid-American Conference well this season as they are undefeated and ranked 17th nationally. Is Buffalo a good bet for another win today on the road as favorites at the St. Bonaventure Bonnies?
Saturday, December 8, 2018
Reilly Center at 4PM ET
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Public Betting Information
According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, the Bulls are a 7-point favorite on the spread line. The total is set at 146.5 points. As of Saturday morning, 80 percent of public bets are pouring in on visiting Buffalo. Check out our College Basketball Public Betting Page for the latest info.
Bulls ease past Le Moyne
Buffalo moved to 8-0 on the season Wednesday night with an 89-55 home victory over Division II Le Moyne. CJ Massinburg registered a triple-double in the win with 13 points on 6-of-10 shooting plus 13 rebounds, 10 assists and four steals. Dontay Caruthers scored a team-best 20 points off the bench to go with five assists and two rebounds. Nick Perkins had 18 points and four rebounds as a reserve. Jeremy Harris added 16 points and seven caroms. After the game went into halftime tied at 37-37, the Bulls outscored the opposition 52-18 in the second half.
Bonnies blast Siena
St. Bonaventure more than doubled up visiting Siena Wednesday night as it cruised to an 82-40 victory for its third straight win. The Bonnies (4-5) led 42-18 at halftime as the rout was on early. Nelson Kaputo scored a career-best 21 points off the bench on 8-of-11 shooting to go with three rebounds and two steals. Courtney Stockard had 17 points, nine boards and four dimes. Jalen Poyser contributed 13 points, five rebounds, two assists and two steals. Osun Osunniyi added 13 points, seven rebounds and two blocked shots in 20 minutes as a reserve.
College Basketball Betting Trends
The over is 21-8-1 in the last 30 Bulls road games. The underdog is 5-2-1 ATS in the last eight meetings.
The over is 7-3 in the last 10 Bonnies games on Saturdays. The road team is 5-2-1 ATS in the last eight meetings.
Buffalo has a couple pretty good wins this season, but is running into a Bonnies squad that has some confidence going after three straight wins against subpar competition. The hosts will get a boost from their fans as they'd love nothing more than to see their school knock off a ranked opponent. I'm going to take the hosts here as Buffalo is playing a team that has won their last four inside the friendly confines of the Reilly Center.
NCAA DAILY PREDICTION: ST. BONAVENTURE +7