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Get ready for a Mid-American battle as the Buffalo Bulls and the Ohio Bobcats will face off at 7 p.m. ET Friday at Alumni Arena. Buffalo is 10-7 overall and 5-1 at home, while Ohio is 15-3 overall and 5-2 on the road. Ohio has won three of the last four matchups between the teams which followed Buffalo winning six straight head-to-head meetings.

The Bulls are favored by three points in the latest Buffalo vs. Ohio odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 150.5. Before entering any Ohio vs. Buffalo picks, you'll want to see the college basketball predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every Division I college basketball game 10,000 times. It enters Week 12 of the season with a 49-36 record on all top-rated college basketball picks, returning almost $700. Over the past five-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated an impressive profit of $2,800 for $100 players on its top-rated college basketball picks against the spread. Anyone who has followed it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Buffalo vs. Ohio. You can see the college basketball predictions from the model at SportsLine. Here are several college basketball odds for Ohio vs. Buffalo:

  • Buffalo vs. Ohio spread: Buffalo -3
  • Buffalo vs. Ohio over-under: 150.5 points
Featured Game | Buffalo Bulls vs. Ohio Bobcats

What you need to know about Buffalo

On Tuesday, the Bulls lost to the Toledo Rockets on the road by a decisive 86-75 margin. It ended a four-game winning streak for Buffalo which moved to 4-3 in the MAC. Jeenathan Williams led the Bulls with 24 points and he leads Buffalo with 19.1 points per game on the season.

Buffalo gets up and down the court as it ranks 20th in Division I with 80.2 points per game. The team is also dominant on the glass as the Bulls rank sixth in the nation with 41.8 rebounds per contest, with senior Josh Mballa leading the way by grabbing 8.3 boards per game. Buffalo is 9-3 when it outrebounds its opponent but just 1-4 when it fails to grab more boards than the opposition.

What you need to know about Ohio

Meanwhile, while not quite a landslide, the game between Ohio and the Northern Illinois Huskies on Tuesday was still a pretty decisive one as Ohio wrapped it up with a 74-62 victory at home. The Bobcats had a 19-point halftime lead and then just coasted from there. Sophomore Mark Sears led Ohio with 26 points to go along with six rebounds and six assists.

Sears (19.6 PPG) is one of three players averaging in double-figures, along with seniors Jason Carter (14.3 PPG) and Ben Vander Plas (12.9 PPG). Ohio leads the MAC with 7.4 steals per game as four players average at least one swipe per game. But the Bobcats also do a great job of avoiding turnovers as their 10.7 per game in conference play is the fewest in the MAC.

How to make Ohio vs. Buffalo picks

The model has simulated Buffalo vs. Ohio 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning Under, and it's also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in over 60 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Ohio vs. Buffalo? And which side of the spread has all the value? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the spread to jump on, all from the advanced model that is up $2,800 on its top-rated college basketball picks the last five years, and find out.