College Basketball Totals Pick: Bowling Green vs #19 Buffalo
Two High-Scoring, MAC Offenses Meet
Along with our Bowling Green Falcons vs the #19 Buffalo Bulls spread pick, we’re also offering an over/under projection. This MAC game looks like it could offer a lot of points. Our Bowling Green vs Bulls totals pick has the over/under at 157.0. The Falcons are just one-half game behind the Bulls in the MAC East. The game tips off at 8 pm ET tonight and will be played at Stroh Center in Bowling Green, OH.
Trends to Consider
In four of Buffalo’s last six games, the total has gone under. But in four of their last six road contests, they have gone over. When playing the Falcons, six-of-seven times the score has gone over. With the Bulls on the road against Bowling Green, the over has been hit 12-of-14 times. Finally, in six of the last eight games played by the Falcons, the over has been exceeded.
Our Bowling Green vs Buffalo totals pick notes that these two teams look destined to hit the over. Each team is allowing opponents about 70 PPG. Taken together, that total is well below the 158.0. However, each team is noted for scoring a lot of points. And with each facing relatively soft defenses, we expect them to connect on a lot of shots. The Bulls are averaging 84.7 PPG, while the Falcons are putting an average of 78.3 PPG on the scoreboard.
Let’s say each team has an average night, which we do expect overall, that means they should exceed the over. Our Bowling Green vs Bulls totals pick likes the over once again
Keys to this Game
Both teams have some deadeye marksmen who can hit from downtown
Buffalo is putting in 69% from the free throw line and 46% from the field
Together these teams are averaging 19 PPG in frees
The Falcons are solid rebounders in the offensive end, and that means more shots
Neither team has a big-time shot blocker in the paint, short-range baskets should be plentiful
Our Bowling Green vs Buffalo totals pick is leaning towards the over.
Our Bowling Green vs Buffalo Totals Pick
We like the over in our Bowling Green vs Buffalo totals pick. With average defenses at best, a history of point scoring when these two teams meet, and two productive offenses, we don’t see how the over can miss.
Summary – Falcons vs Bulls Totals Pick: Over 157.0