Ball State Cardinals vs Buffalo Bulls 2/18/2020 Spread, Preview and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Ball State Cardinals vs Buffalo Bulls 2/18/2020 – Buffalo Bulls will remain at home to host Ball State Cardinals from Alumni Arena in Buffalo, New York. The Cardinals have secured the second spot in the MAC West with a conference record of 7-5. Buffalo Bulls are holding the same conference record as Ball State, but they are sitting in the third position in the MAC East. It’s time to jump into the details of this game as the offshore betting sites have a game analysis based on each team’s performance.
Ball State Cardinals vs Buffalo Bulls 2/18/2020
Ball State Cardinals
Ball State Cardinals hold a 14-11 overall record and they are trailing Northern Illinois Huskies in the top spot. The Cardinals lost their last game against Bowling Green Falcons and they were forced to settle with a final score of 77-71. Against Bowling Green, the Cardinals struggled to shoot from their three-point radar, but they managed to do a decent job with their field goal attempts. Ball State will look forward to making up for their loss in this game.
Players to watch: T. Teague F (25 GP 29.4 MIN 15.2 PTS 9 REB 2 AST 1.3 STL 1.7 BLK 2.4 TO 50.5 FG% 60.9 FT% 27.6 3PT%), I. El-Amin G (25 GP 31.9 MIN 13.9 PTS 3.3 REB 2.4 AST 1.1 STL 0.2 BLK 2 TO 44.8 FG% 76.2 FT% 41.5 3PT%), K. Mallers F (25 GP 27.2 MIN 9.6 PTS 3.9 REB 0.6 AST 0.7 STL 0.2 BLK 0.7 TO 41.4 FG% 84.1 FT% 38.5 3PT%).
Buffalo Bulls are holding an overall record of 16-9 and they are trailing Akron Zips in the second spot. The Bulls defeated Toledo Rockets in their last game with a decent difference in their scorer. Buffalo scored 83 points and restricted Toledo to just 67. It was an important victory for the Bulls as they almost touched 49 percent of their field goal attempts. From the three-point radar, the Bulls touched close to 37 percent of their attempts.
Players to watch: J. Graves G (25 GP 34 MIN 16.6 PTS 5.2 REB 2.7 AST 1.4 STL 0.5 BLK 2.3 TO 43 FG% 65.1 FT% 34.6 3PT%), J. Williams F (25 GP 25.2 MIN 11.8 PTS 4.8 REB 1.4 AST 1 STL 0.8 BLK 1.7 TO 45.8 FG% 69.2 FT% 31 3PT%), D. Jordan G (25 GP 30.7 MIN 11.3 PTS 5.1 REB 5 AST 2 STL 0.8 BLK 3.4 TO 44.2 FG% 46.3 FT% 36.4 3PT%).
Ball State Cardinals vs Buffalo Bulls Betting Predictions
Ball State Cardinals
Ball State is 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.
Buffalo is 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
Ball State Cardinals vs Buffalo Bulls Betting Picks
Buffalo Bulls are holding a better overall record and they are playing this game at home. The college basketball lines are intact for the Bulls to win this game and cover the spread.
Moneyline: +174 is the moneyline set for the Cardinals and -196 is the moneyline set for the Bulls.
ATS: A spread of +3 is allocated for the Cardinals and a spread of -3 is allocated for the Bulls.
Totals: Over 139 is the total for Ball State and under 139 is the total for Buffalo.
Score Prediction: 66-64, Buffalo Bulls.