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College Basketball Betting - Kent State Golden Flashes Akron Zips Odds

Akron Zips will go to the free throw line vs Kent State Golden Flashes on Friday, hoping to boost its 23-7 record with a victory while beating the betting lines set by odds makers.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Kent State Golden Flashes betting line opened as -1-point favorites 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 Kent State Golden Flashes Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Kent State Golden Flashes bring a 18-12 record (13-12-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 23-7 Zips, who are 9-16-1 ATS. Those OVER/UNDER betting have witnessed Kent State go 13-13 so far and the Akron Zips go 14-12.

This game puts the Kent State Golden Flashes, most recently No. 103 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Akron Zips, who rate No. 113 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Akron is ranked No. 192 in NCAA basketball at 34.53 per game. Contrast that with Kent State's No. 5 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Kent State is the No. 164-ranked team in the country at 7.1 per game, while Akron rates No. 4 at 10.53 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Zips got 12 points from Antino Jackson, but it was Miami-Ohio that prevailed in a 79-75 final on Tuesday at James A. Rhodes Arena.

The Golden Flashes got 18 points from Jaylin Walker as Kent State ran past Bowling Green 74-67 on Tuesday at Stroh Center.

Betting Trends
  • Akron is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Akron is 16-4 SU in its last 20 games
  • Akron is 6-11-1 ATS in its last 18 games on the road
  • Akron is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games on the road
  • Kent State is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Kent State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kent State's last 6 games
  • Kent State is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home