Dollar General Bowl Betting Preview & Picks | Buffalo vs. Troy
Posted by: Charlie Smith
The Dollar General Bowl is set to go down this NCAA online betting weekend. The matchup will pit the Buffalo Bulls against the Troy Trojans. With both teams coming off highly successful seasons, can we expect a thrilling turnout this sportsbook betting weekend? Let’s check on this Saturday’s Dollar General Bowl betting odds to find out.
Dollar General Bowl | Buffalo vs. Troy – Saturday, December 22nd
When: 7:00 pm ET
Where: Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile, Alabama
Stream: Watch ESPN
NCAA Online Betting Odds:
The Bulls turned in a 10-3 record this season, which consisted of a 7-1 performance in MAC play. This led to a 1st place ranking in the East Division of the conference, as well as an invite to the MAC Championship game. There Buffalo would be paired against the Northern Illinois Huskies, who came in riding a 2-game losing streak. Notwithstanding that fact, Northern Illinois managed to steal the game 30-29. Now Buffalo looks to avenge that loss with a solid Dollar General Bowl triumph over Troy. This Saturday’s NCAA online betting odds are predicting a contentions matchup, as are each team’s stats. Right now the Bulls are averaging 34.8 per game while Troy comes in scoring 29.8 per matchups. Defensively the Trojans get the edge as they’re giving up 21.2 while Buffalo allots 24.7.
Players to Watch: Tyree Jackson (2,857 passing yards, 27 TD, 11 INT), Jaret Patterson (946 rushing yards, 13 TD, 5.6 AVG), and Anthony Johnson (944 receiving yards, 11 TD, 52 REC).
The Trojans turned in a 9-3 record this season. Included in that tally was a 7-1 record in Sun Belt Conference play. Ultimately this led to a tie with Appalachian State for 1st place in the division. But since Troy suffered a 10-21 loss to the Mountaineers in their final game of the regular season, the Trojans failed to make the conference championship cut. Now they look to add more win to this year’s schedule by upsetting Buffalo in this Saturday’s Bowl Game. To win this matchup Troy will need their defense to keep the Bulls from running up the clock. They have the edge on that side of the ball and they’ll need to stop an offense that is far from one-sided.
Players to Watch: Sawyer Smith (1,349 passing yards, 10 TD, 6 INT), BJ Smith (1,093 rushing yards, 12 TD, 5.5 AVG), and Damion Willis (775 receiving yards, 8 TD, 43 REC).
Dollar General Bowl Betting Predictions | Buffalo vs. Troy
Dollar General Bowl Betting Picks | Buffalo vs. Troy
So which side should mobile betting fans take in this Dollar General Bowl betting matchup? This one is a bit of a tossup but the Bulls look favorable here. They have a lot to prove following that upset to Northern Illinois and have enough offensive weapons to match up well against Troy’s stout defense. The money line is a great option here as is taking the Bulls to cover the spread. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!
Score Prediction:33-28 Buffalo.