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Akron Zips home to Falcons in NCAAB betting action

Bowling Green FalconsAkron Zips
Feb 22, 7:00 PM | James A. Rhodes Arena

Bowling Green Falcons vs Akron Zips Odds

14-12TEAM RECORD19-8

Bowling Green travels to Akron on Wednesday, hoping to boost its 14-12 record with a victory over the Zips.

The Zips bring a 19-8 record (15-8 ATS) to this tilt against the 14-12 Falcons, who are 16-7 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Akron go 11-12 so far and the Falcons go 9-14.

View Bowling Green vs Akron Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had the Zips installed as 7.5-point favorites in this particular matchup

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 145-rated Bowling Green taking on the No. 30-rated Zips in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 75-71 win for the Zips on Wednesday.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Falcons is ranked No. 203 in NCAA hoops at 34 per game. Contrast that with Akron’s No. 93 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Akron is the No. 181-ranked team in the country at 6.1 per game, while Bowling Green rates No. 297 at 4.9 per game.

Defensively, Bowling Green features the nation's No. 116-rated defense on the road, allowing 67.8 points per game. Akron, meanwhile, comes in at No. 24 nationally in scoring at home.

Bowling Green was a 73-60 winner in their most recent outing at home against Morehead State. They covered the 9-point spread as favorites. The Falcons got a terrific 28-point effort from Scott Thomas as Bowling Green defeated Morehead State 73-60 on Saturday at Stroh Center.

Akron lost its last outing, a 67-61 result against Oral Roberts on February 18. They failed to cover in that game as a 4.5-point underdog. Akron suffered a 67-61 loss against Oral Roberts on Saturday, getting 16 points from Alex Abreu in a losing effort at Mabee Center.

Bowling Green Falcons Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Kent State are 5-5
After playing Morehead State are 0-2
After a win are 3-7

Akron Zips Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Ohio are 9-1
After playing Oral Roberts are 2-0
After a loss are 6-4

A few Falcons at Zips trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Bowling Green's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Bowling Green's last 5 games when playing on the road against Akron
Bowling Green is 4-14 SU in its last 18 games on the road
Bowling Green is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Akron
Akron is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Akron is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Bowling Green
Akron is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
Akron is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Bowling Green

Next up:
Bowling Green home to Kent State, Saturday, February 25
Akron at Ohio, Sunday, February 26

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