The Buffalo Bulls travel to take on the Kent State Golden Flashes at 5 p.m. ET on Tuesday in a MAC showdown. Buffalo is 5-4 on the season and has a 3-2 mark in the MAC. Kent State is 6-3 (3-2 MAC) and is riding a three-game winning streak.
William Hill Sportsbook lists the Golden Flashes as four-point favorites in the Buffalo vs. Kent State odds. The over-under for total points expected is set at 160. Before making any Kent State vs. Buffalo picks, check out the college basketball predictions and betting advice from the SportsLine Projection Model.
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- Buffalo vs. Kent State spread: Kent State -4
- Buffalo vs. Kent State over-under: 160 points
Why Buffalo can cover
The Bulls have won four of their last six overall and they've been getting it done on the offensive end. Buffalo has scored at least 85 points in four of its last five games, including an impressive 96 points in a loss against Syracuse earlier this season. Jeenathan Williams leads the way with 19.7 points per game.
Jayvon Graves is close behind with 16.8 points per game. Forward Josh Mballa is averaging a double-double with 14.7 points and 10.0 rebounds per contest. As a team, Buffalo is hitting 45 percent of its shots from the field and is averaging 81.4 points per game.
Why Kent State can cover
Kent State has won three straight and has been great against the spread this season with a 6-2 ATS mark. The Golden Flashes had a competitive 71-64 loss at Virginia earlier this season and their two conference losses, to Akron and Toledo, have come by a combined six points.
They're also finding success on the offensive end, scoring at least 80 points in their last four games, including 89 points in a win over Ohio and 94 in a victory against Central Michigan in the last two outings. Danny Pippen leads the way with 21 points per game, while Mike Nuga averages 18.7.
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