Buffalo vs Toledo: Men’s College Basketball Betting Odds and Picks – February 19, 2021

Posted on February 19, 2021 - Last Updated on March 6, 2021

The Buffalo Bulls (9-6) are favored (-2) to extend a three-game win streak when they host the Toledo Rockets (13-6) at 9:00 PM ET on Friday, February 19, 2021 at Alumni Arena. The matchup airs on ESPN2. The matchup’s point total is 162.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 19, 2021, 2:17 AM ET.

Betting Odds

Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Buffalo -2 -112 -109 162 -110 -110

Keys to the Game for Buffalo

  • Buffalo beat the spread more often than not this season, going 10-4 against the spread.
  • When they play as at least 2-point favorites, the Bulls have an ATS record of 7-2.
  • The Bulls have gone over the point total the majority of the time, in nine of 14 games (64.3%).

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Buffalo Leaders

  • Jeenathan Williams leads the Bulls in scoring, tallying 17.8 points per game to go with 7.4 rebounds and 2.9 assists.
  • Josh Mballa leads the Bulls in rebounding, averaging 9.8 per game, while Ronaldo Segu leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 3.9 in each contest.
  • Segu leads the Bulls in three-point shooting, knocking down an average of 2.3 shots per game from beyond the arc.
  • Mballa and Brock Bertram lead the Bulls on the defensive end, with Mballa leading the team in steals averaging 1.8 per game and Bertram in blocks averaging 1.3 per contest.

Keys to the Game for Toledo

  • The Rockets have an 11-7 record against the spread, covering in 61.1% of their outings.
  • The Rockets have fared well as a 2-point underdog, going 9-6 against the spread when they are at least 2-point underdogs.
  • In the majority of Toledo’s games this season, the teams have combined to hit the over (10 out of 18 games, 55.6%).

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Toledo Leaders

  • Marreon Jackson’s strong showing this season give him the top spot on the Rockets scoring and assists leaderboards with 17.2 points per game and 6.0 assists per game.
  • Setric Millner Jr. collects all of the boards and is the Toledo leader in rebounds, getting 6.4 per game.
  • Spencer Littleson knocks down 3.5 three-pointers per game, the top mark for the Rockets.
  • Jackson leads the Bulls with 1.8 steals per game and JT Shumate is their top shot blocker with 1.3 blocks per game.

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Bulls (-2)

Pick OU:
Under (162)

Prediction: Buffalo 79, Toledo 75

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Head to Head

The Bulls are 3-0 against the Rockets in the last three meetings between the two teams. The Bulls have beat the spread more often than not against the Rockets, holding a 1-0 record ATS in those head-to-head matchups.

Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.
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