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Central Michigan Chippewas Host the Akron Zips in NCAA College Basketball Action

The Central Michigan Chippewas will try to cover the point spread at McGuirk Arena on Tuesday when they get a visit from the Akron Zips in NCAA basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

College basketball betting odds makers at BetOnline opened the Central Michigan Chippewas as 2-point underdogs in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over/under total line at sportsbooks such as Bovada.

Akron Zips vs Central Michigan Chippewas Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Central Michigan Chippewas sport a record of 10-5 and 6-5 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Akron Zips have 12-3 and 3-7-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 8-3 for the Central Michigan Chippewas and 5-6 for the Akron Zips.

The Chippewas - Zips odds would favor the Zips if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Central Michigan is rated No. 167 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Akron is at No. 73.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Central Michigan has the nation's No. 8-rated offensive output, at 88.8 PPG. The visiting Akron Zips defense ranks No. 78 allowing on average 67.73 PPG. The Chippewas FG% has averaged 41.9% so far, less than the Central Michigan Zips marksmen have achieved on the year, 48.56% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Akron got 16 points from Isaiah Johnson en route to a 66-59 victory over Western Michigan on Friday at James A. Rhodes Arena.

The Chippewas wasted a 29-point performance from Braylon Rayson in losing to Northern Illinois 87-83 on Saturday at NIU Convocation Center.

Betting Trends
  • Akron is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Akron is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Akron is 2-7-1 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
  • Akron is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games on the road
  • Central Michigan is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
  • Central Michigan is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • Central Michigan is 2-7-1 ATS in its last 10 games when playing Akron
  • Central Michigan is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games when playing Akron

Next Betting Matchups

Akron at Miami-Ohio, Saturday, January 14th
Central Michigan at Toledo, Friday, January 13th