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Friday night's slate of college basketball has some intriguing games on the docket, but this MAC contest between the No. 25 Buffalo Bulls and Kent State Golden Flashes is one that stands out, especially considering a ranked team is involved.
Buffalo is a massive 15.5-point favorite, according to FanDuel Sportsbook, over Kent State at home. The last time these two played, back on Jan. 25, the Bulls defeated the Golden Flashes on the road by the score of 88-79.
Let's take a look at what some of the voices around the industry have to say about tonight's matchup in the MAC.
Kent State vs Buffalo Expert Predictions
ESPN BPI Simulator
The ESPN BPI Simulator is giving Kent State almost no chance tonight on the road. Buffalo, the overwhelming favorite, has a 94.7-percent win probability in this game, according to the simulator.
SBR Sports Picks
SBR likes the Bulls to win by a healthy margin over the Golden Flashes and cover the 15.5-point spread in the process.
Even if the Buffalo Bulls don’t earn the MAC’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament, they should still get an at-large invite - and a fifth straight win tonight against Kent State.#UBhornsUP #Unleash #NCAAB #MAC #BettingTipshttps://t.co/7EkLwsEOvp— SBR Sports Picks (@SBRSportsPicks) February 22, 2019
The Power Rank
Ed Fang of The Power Rank likes the Bulls to stampede over the Golden Flashes at home tonight, covering a spread of 14.5 or less in the process.
Buffalo, a strong mid-major, by 14.5 over Kent State at home. For more CBB predictions for Feb 22: https://t.co/MHwloar10a— Ed Feng (@thepowerrank) February 22, 2019
All in all, the three experts like Buffalo to continue rolling and get the win, while two of the experts also like the Bulls to cover the spread Friday night against Kent State.
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