It is the 17th meeting all-time between Ohio and Buffalo in NCAA football betting. Ohio has won 9 of the 15 all-time meetings.
College football betting indicates that Buffalo has won three of the past four matchups at home. Ohio has won four straight conference games on the road. They could win this game as well if they are able to contain Buffalo’s offense. The Bulls have running back Ike Nduka who has rushed for 598 yards on 96 carries with six touchdowns. Sophomore Zach Maynard has completed 175 of 293 passes for 2,147 yards with 15 touchdowns and 11 interceptions. Ohio has a chance to shutdown Buffalo in NCAA football betting since they lead the nation in turnovers forced with 27. They are tied for ninth in interceptions and tied for 12th in fumble recoveries.
Ohio is 6-3 straight up this season and 5-4 against the college football betting number. They are 3-2 on the road in NCAA football betting. This is a key conference game in college football betting for Ohio since they are one game behind Temple for first place.
Buffalo is 3-6 straight up and 4-5 against the college football betting pointspread this season. They are 2-3 at home in college football betting this season.
The Ohio offense has some young players that can impact college football betting in this game. Redshirt freshmen Gerald Moore and Matt Weller have been excellent this college football betting season. Weller’s 15 field goals are the most of any freshman kicker in the nation, while Moore’s four interceptions are tied for most by a freshman with Clemson’s Rashard Hall and Mississippi State’s Jonathan Banks. This will be the 20th appearance in college football betting on an ESPN network. The Bobcats are just 5-14 in the previous 19 games.
Ohio has led 30 times at the half in college football betting under head coach Frank Solich. They are 24-6 when taking a lead at the half since 2005. When Ohio scores first under Solich they are 15-8 since 2005.
As you look at college football betting trends keep in mind that since 1998, Ohio is 40-14 when scoring 28 points or more. NCAA football betting has them at 31-9 when they score 30 points or more.