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Akron Zips battle vs Ohio Bobcats highlights college odds menu

Ohio BobcatsAkron Zips
March 10, 8:00 PM | Quicken Loans Arena

Ohio Bobcats vs Akron Zips Odds

26-7TEAM RECORD22-10

The Ohio Bobcats will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Zips in Akron at Quicken Loans Arena on Saturday in college basketball action.

This game is part of the MAC Tournament which will decide the conference champion and help decide March Madness seedings. This matchup is a neutral-site affair being played at Quicken Loans Arena.

The Zips sport records of 22-10 and 18-10 ATS heading into this battle, while the Bobcats have 26-7 and 14-12 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 15-13 for the Zips and 11-15 for the Bobcats.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Zips, most recently No. 39 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Bobcats, who rate No. 61 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 76-75 victory for the Bobcats.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Akron's No. 69-ranked offense, averaging 72.5 PPG, against a Bobcats defense that ranks No. 58 at 62.4 PPG. The Zips field goal percentage has averaged 46.3% so far, more than the Bobcats marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.9% per game.

Defensively, Ohio features the nation's No. 77-rated defense on the road, allowing 65.8 points per game. Akron, meanwhile, comes in at No. 20 nationally in scoring at home.

Ohio was a 77-74 winner in its last match on the road against Buffalo. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as favorites. Ohio got 18 points from D.J. Cooper en route to a 77-74 victory over Buffalo on Friday at Quicken Loans Arena.

Akron was a 78-74 winner in their most recent outing at home against Kent State. They covered the 1.5-point spread as favorites. The Zips got 15 points from Nikola Cvetinovic as Akron ran past Kent State 78-74 on Friday at Quicken Loans Arena.

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