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Akron Zips Visit Miami-Ohio RedHawks in NCAA Basketball Betting Battle

The Miami-Ohio RedHawks will look to boost their win total and cover the point spread when they tip off against the Akron Zips at Millett Hall on Saturday in NCAA hoops betting.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Akron Zips opened as -9-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including MyBookie. The total was set to open a bit later (check out Bovada for the latest situation).

Akron Zips vs Miami-Ohio RedHawks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Miami-Ohio RedHawks are 8-8 so far on the season, and 7-6 ATS vs the number. The Akron Zips, meanwhile, are 13-3 and 4-7-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Miami-Ohio go 8-5 and the Akron Zips go 6-6 on betting totals.

The RedHawks - Zips odds would favor the Zips if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Miami-Ohio is rated No. 276 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Akron is at No. 73.

Statistical Matchup

In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Miami-Ohio's No. 178-rated squad against Akron's No. 160-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Miami-Ohio rates No. 133 in the country with 7.5 per game, while their foes tonight, the Akron Zips rank No. 4 nationally with 11 per match.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Zips used a 33-point performance from Isaiah Johnson to help Akron smack Central Michigan 89-85 on Tuesday at McGuirk Arena.

Miami-Ohio suffered a 85-74 loss against Ball State on Tuesday, getting 22 points from Michael Weathers in a losing effort at Worthen Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Akron is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Akron's last 6 games
  • Akron is 3-7-1 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
  • Akron is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Miami-Ohio is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Miami-Ohio is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games when playing Akron
  • Miami-Ohio is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Akron
  • Miami-Ohio is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games when playing Akron

Next Betting Matchups

Akron home to Ohio, Tuesday, January 17th
Miami-Ohio at Northern Illinois, Tuesday, January 17th