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NCAAB Betting: Akron at Villanova

The eighth-ranked Villanova Wildcats play host to the Akron Zips in Sunday's college hoops action, and oddsmakers have opened the 'Cats as 14.5-point chalk for the affair. Villanova has been cashing as faves, going 12-2 ATS in its last 14 games against underdogs dating back to last season.

Shark Bites
  • Akron is 5-1 ATS in its last six games as underdogs.
  • Villanova is 1-3 SU and ATS in its last four games with one day off.
  • Akron is 6-14 SU in its last 20 games on the road.

To say the Wildcats have been rock solid at home would be a massive understatement. Villanova has won 29 straight games at The Pavillion.

Both teams enter the contest with identical 3-0 SU records and are perfect against the spread in the young campaign. This is the first time the Zips and Wildcats have met in NCAA history.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

College basketball betting odds makers at BetOnline opened the Villanova Wildcats as -14.5-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over/under total line at sportsbooks such as Bovada.

Akron Zips vs Villanova Wildcats Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Villanova Wildcats are 3-0 so far on the season, and 2-0 ATS vs the number. The Akron Zips, meanwhile, are 3-0 and 2-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Villanova go 1-1 and the Akron Zips go 1-1 on betting totals.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Villanova Wildcats rated this week at No. 2 and the Akron Zips sitting at No. 60.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

 

 

Betting Trends
  • Akron is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • Akron is 8-15-1 ATS in its last 24 games on the road
  • Akron is 6-16 SU in its last 22 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Akron's last 13 games on the road
  • Villanova is 19-1 SU in its last 20 games
  • Villanova is 24-1 SU in its last 25 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Akron at Wisc-Green Bay, Tuesday, November 24th
Villanova at Stanford, Thursday, November 26th

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