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What are the college basketball odds and trends for Ball State vs Buffalo?

Here are the college basketball odds and trends for Ball State vs. Buffalo: The Bulls are just 6-10 against Ball State in Muncie but have won four of their last five visits. Four players scored in double figures in Buffalo’s 78-58 victory there last campaign as it limited the Cardinals to 32.8 percent shooting.

How good is the Ball State offense?

The Ball State offense is good enough to give all the parts of the passing game time to work. Both teams are having major problems in what appeared to be promising seasons, but Ball State is still alive for a bowl game.

Is Ball State still alive for a bowl game?

Both teams are having major problems in what appeared to be promising seasons, but Ball State is still alive for a bowl game. It’s not going to repeat as the MAC champion, but going to a bowl again and avoiding a losing regular season will be the extra juice it needs.

What is the Buffalo Bulls’ record against Ball State Basketball?

The Buffalo Bulls have gotten the better of the Ball State Cardinals lately, winning three straight meetings and six of their last seven. Buffalo won both matchups last season, defeating Ball State by 17 points at home before posting a 20-point victory on the road.

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Why Xavier can cover

The Musketeers have a balanced scoring attack with five players averaging at least eight points per game, including four in double figures. Redshirt senior guard Paul Scruggs was a big reason for Xavier’s success at Oklahoma State on Sunday, scoring 19 points in the victory.


Why Ball State can cover

The Cardinals are led by junior guard Luke Bumbalough, one of five players averaging at least nine points per game. Bumbalough is scoring at a 13.7 points per game clip to go along with 3.4 assists and 3.4 rebounds per outing.


How to make Xavier vs. Ball State picks

SportsLine’s model is leaning under on the point total. In fact, it says Ball State’s Luke Bumbalough will score 5.5 points below his season average, while Xavier’s Colby Jones will score below his season average as well. It has also generated an against-the-spread pick that has all the value. You can only get the model’s Xavier vs.


Why Buffalo can cover

The Bulls are just 6-10 against Ball State in Muncie but have won four of their last five visits. Four players scored in double figures in Buffalo’s 78-58 victory there last campaign as it limited the Cardinals to 32.8 percent shooting.


Why Ball State can cover

The Cardinals are just 16-19 all-time against Buffalo but have posted a 10-6 record in games played in Muncie. Payton Sparks came up with his best performance of the season in Tuesday’s 84-74 loss at Akron, scoring a team-high 23 points while grabbing 10 rebounds for his first career double-double.


How to make Buffalo vs. Ball State picks

SportsLine’s model is leaning under on the total, projecting the teams to combine for 154 points. It also says one side of the spread is hitting almost 60 percent of the time. You can only get the model’s Ball State vs. Buffalo pick at SportsLine.

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