1. College Football News Preview 2020: Buffalo Bulls Win Total Prediction, What Will Happen
If the kicking game is a bit better, and the quarterback play is more consistently efficient and solid, this will be the MAC’s best team, and it’s possible that it won’t even be close.
But Buffalo has had a strange way of imploding over the last few years when it’s had the best team on the field.
The inability to stop the Northern Illinois pass rush in the 2018 MAC Championship was a killer – the Bulls should’ve rolled through that game – and that year’s team got dunked on badly in a few losses.
Last season, it was good enough to have beaten Liberty, and it got doubled up. It was good enough to play for and win the MAC title, but it totally collapsed in the loss to Kent State.
This year’s team has the talent, experience, and depth to avoid the clunkers. However …
Set The Buffalo Bulls Regular Season Win Total At … 8
As good as Buffalo is, assume losses to Kent State and Ohio State on the road. Road games at Army, Northern Illinois, Ohio and Western Michigan account for four of the last five games – expect two losses in that bunch.
It won’t be a perfect season, and it’ll be a fight, but be disappointed if head coach Lance Leipold doesn’t lead the program to its first MAC championship since 2008.