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The Miami (OH) RedHawks lead the MAC East, and they host the Buffalo Bulls during Wednesday night MACtion. Miami is 8-2 overall and 5-1 in MAC games this season, and the RedHawks enter with eight wins in their last nine games. Yager Stadium hosts the matchup in Oxford, where Miami is 3-1 this season. Buffalo is 3-7 overall, though the Bulls are 3-3 in MAC play and coming off a 2022 win over Miami at home.

For this 7 p.m. ET kickoff, SportsLine consensus lists the RedHawks as 7.5-point favorites. The total number of points Vegas thinks will be scored, or the over/under, is 37.5 in the latest Buffalo vs. Miami (OH) odds, down four points from the opening line. Before making any Miami (OH) vs. Buffalo picks, you need to see the college football predictions and betting advice from SportsLine's proven computer model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every FBS college football game 10,000 times. Since its inception, it has generated a stunning profit of well over $2,000 for $100 players on its top-rated college football picks against the spread. Anyone who has followed it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Miami (OH) vs. Buffalo and just revealed its picks and MACtion predictions. You can visit SportsLine to see the model's CFB picks. Here are several college football odds and trends for Buffalo vs. Miami (OH): 

  • Buffalo vs. Miami (OH) spread: Miami (OH) -7.5
  • Buffalo vs. Miami (OH) over/under: 37.5 points
  • Buffalo vs. Miami (OH) money line: MIA -316, BUF +248
  • BUF: The Bulls are 5-5 against the spread in the last 10 games
  • MIAOH: The RedHawks are 8-2 against the spread in the last 10 games
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Why Buffalo can cover

Buffalo is keyed by an experienced quarterback in Cole Snyder. He is No. 2 among MAC quarterbacks with 1,854 passing yards this season, and Snyder is in the top three with 13 passing touchdowns. He also produced a 3,000-yard passing season a year ago, and Buffalo has a quality running back with Ron Cook Jr. this season. He has 737 yards from scrimmage and six touchdowns, and Buffalo's corps of pass catchers features five players with at least 220 yards. 

Buffalo's defense is also stellar, especially against MAC opponents. The Bulls are giving up fewer than 145 passing yards per game against MAC teams, leading the conference, and Buffalo also leads with seven interceptions and 14.5 first downs allowed per conference game. MAC opponents are converting only 28.9% of third down opportunities against Buffalo, and the Bulls are in the top three in the MAC in giving up only 17.3 points per game and 277.2 total yards per game to conference foes. See which team to pick here.

Why Miami (OH) can cover

The RedHawks are cruising on both sides of the ball, leading to a 150-61 scoring advantage against MAC teams. Miami is averaging more than 28 points per game in conference play, and the RedHawks have top-tier skill players. Sophomore running back Rashad Amos has 702 rushing yards and seven touchdowns this season, averaging 5.2 yards per carry in the process. Amos is also generating 7.8 yards per carry and averaging 140.5 rushing yards per game over the last two contests. Junior wide receiver Gage Larvadain is leading the MAC with 625 receiving yards, and he is in the top three with six touchdown receptions and 17.4 yards per reception. 

On defense, Miami is giving up only 10.2 points per game in MAC action, including a dominant, shutout win over Akron a week ago. The RedHawks are also leading the MAC in total yards allowed (256.2 per game), yards per play allowed (4.0), rushing yards allowed (85.0 per game), yards per carry allowed (2.7), and third down efficiency allowed (22.0%) in conference games. See which team to pick here.

How to make Miami (OH) vs. Buffalo picks

SportsLine's model is going Over on the total, projecting the teams to combine for 48 points. The model also says one side of the spread hits in well over 50% of simulations. See who to back at SportsLine

So who wins Buffalo vs. Miami (OH), and which side of the spread hits well over 50% of the time? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the spread you need to jump on, all from the model that has notched a profit of well over $2,000 on its top-rated college football spread picks, and find out.