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Central Michigan Chippewas Open as College Basketball Underdog vs Akron Zips

College hoops betting interest focuses on the Akron Zips vs Central Michigan Chippewas battle Tuesday at McGuirk Arena as the Chippewas look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Central Michigan Chippewas betting line opened as 3-point underdogs in this college basketball tilt over at BetOnline but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening over/under total as well at MyBookie.

Akron Zips vs Central Michigan Chippewas Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Central Michigan Chippewas battles the Akron Zips, currently sitting with a 13-2 mark (6-4 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 6-3 for the Central Michigan Chippewas and 4-6 for the Akron Zips.

The Central Michigan Chippewas sit at No. in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Akron Zips sit at No. 94 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Akron Zips rank No. 30 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 41.2 per game. That compares with Central Michigan’s No. 178 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Central Michigan is college basketball's No. 6-ranked team at 10.67 per game, while the Akron Zips rate No. 2 with 11.13 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Akron got 15 points from Antino Jackson en route to a 62-53 victory over Western Michigan on Friday at James A. Rhodes Arena.

Braylon Rayson scored 27 points leading the Chippewas to a 79-67 victory over Bowling Green at Stroh Center on Saturday.

Betting Trends
  • Akron is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Akron is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Akron is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Akron's last 9 games on the road
  • Central Michigan is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • Central Michigan is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games when playing Akron
  • Central Michigan is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Akron
  • Central Michigan is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games when playing at home against Akron

Next Betting Matchups

Akron at Toledo, Friday, January 15th
Central Michigan at Buffalo, Saturday, January 16th