A fun mid-major game is set for Saturday afternoon when the James Madison Dukes (2-0, 0-0 away) visit the Buffalo Bulls (1-0, 1-0 home). Both teams have gotten off to winning starts and will look to continue that momentum. Below is my college basketball pick for James Madison vs Buffalo.
James Madison vs Buffalo Betting Pick
This game will be played at Alumni Arena at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 12, 2022.
Why Bet Buffalo
✅ James Madison is 1-5 straight up in their last six games on the road.
✅ Buffalo is 10-3 straight up in their last 13 games overall.
✅ At home, the Bulls are 5-1 straight up in their last six games.
James Madison Dukes
Team Stats Per Game
Advanced Game Stats
|63.67||Avg Opp Score||75.67|
|75||Avg Opp Score||79.67|
|70.6||Avg Opp Score||75.8|
|75.6||Avg Opp Score||77.2|
|69.4||Avg Opp Score||75.8|
|78||Avg Opp Score||75.4|
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James Madison Dukes
Last season, James Madison finished their last season in the CAA with a 15-14 overall record and 6-12 in CAA play. In November, the Dukes announced they were moving to the Sun Belt and the CAA banned them from postseason play.
James Madison lost four players to transfers and brought in two of their own. The Dukes lost one player to graduation and brought two recruits on to campus.
In the preseason polls, James Madison was picked fourth in the Sun Belt, receiving one first-place vote, and Vado Morse was selected to the preseason all-Sun Belt first team.
During the 2021-2022 season, Buffalo had a solid regular season, going 19-11 overall and 13-6 in MAC play, but fell in the first round of the MAC Tournament.
The Bulls lost four players to the transfer portal and four players who used all of their eligibility. However, there was plenty of turnover as six transfers and four freshmen, including two three-star recruits, make their way to Buffalo.
In the preseason polls, Buffalo was picked to finish sixth in the MAC and did not have any players selected to the all-MAC teams.