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Akron Zips visit Marshall Thundering Herd in NCAA College Basketball Betting

The Marshall Thundering Herd hope to be lousy hosts on Saturday as the Akron Zips pay a visit to Cam Henderson Center on the college basketball betting odds menu.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Marshall Thundering Herd to cover the point spread in this one found them as -2-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Akron Zips vs Marshall Thundering Herd Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Marshall Thundering Herd sport a record of 4-3 and 1-3 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Akron Zips have 3-1 and 2-2 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 3-1 for the Marshall Thundering Herd and 1-3 for the Akron Zips.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 66-rated Akron Zips taking on the No. 125-rated Marshall Thundering Herd in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Marshall has the nation's No. 10-rated offensive output, at 92 PPG. The visiting Akron Zips defense ranks No. 54 allowing on average 64.75 PPG. The Thundering Herd FG% has averaged 49.22% so far, more than the Marshall Zips marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.99% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Daniel Utomi scored 24 points and added 13 rebounds for a double-double, leading Akron over Chattanooga, 75-70, on Tuesday at James A. Rhodes Arena.

The Thundering Herd got a huge 32-point effort from Jon Elmore but still lost 114-104 against William & Mary on Wednesday at Kaplan Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Akron is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Akron's last 5 games
  • Akron is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Akron's last 6 games on the road
  • Marshall is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games
  • Marshall is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Marshall is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Akron
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Marshall's last 7 games when playing Akron

Next Betting Matchups

Akron home to IPFW, Wednesday, December 6th
Marshall at Chattanooga, Tuesday, December 5th