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Postseason NIT - Houston Cougars Battle vs Akron Zips Highlights College Basketball Odds Menu

The Houston Cougars will be trying to slam the Akron Zips on Wednesday when the teams tip off at Health and PE Arena in college betting odds action.

Akron Zips vs Houston Cougars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Houston Cougars bring a 22-10 record (12-15 ATS) to this tilt against the 26-8 Zips, who are 11-18-1 ATS. Those OVER/UNDER betting have witnessed Houston go 14-13 so far and the Akron Zips go 14-16.

The Houston Cougars sit at No. 35 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Akron Zips sit at No. 85 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Houston's No. 132-ranked offense, averaging 73.97 PPG, against a Zips defense that ranks No. 99 at 70.29 PPG. The Cougars field goal percentage has averaged 44.8% so far, less than the Zips marksmen have achieved on the year, 47.16% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Zips endured a 70-65 loss at the hands of the Golden Flashes on Saturday, despite a 24-point effort from Isaiah Johnson at Quicken Loans Arena.

Houston suffered a 74-65 loss against Connecticut on Friday, getting 25 points from Rob Gray Jr. in a losing effort at XL Center.