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College Basketball Betting - Ohio Bobcats Akron Zips Odds

Akron takes to the basketball court against Ohio on Saturday, hoping to send the Bobcats to a loss while covering the college basketball betting point spread at Ohio University Convocation Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the Akron Zips before tip-off in this one found them as 1.5-point underdogs over at Bovada earlier.

Akron Zips vs Ohio Bobcats Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Ohio Bobcats sit at 13-7 (6-9-1 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the Akron Zips are currently 19-3 (7-10-1 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? Ohio is 7-8-1 OU, and Akron is 10-8 OU.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 51 (Ohio) and the No. 34 (Akron) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Ohio has the nation's No. 91-rated offensive output, at 76.75 PPG. The visiting Akron Zips defense ranks No. 104 allowing on average 70.23 PPG. The Bobcats FG% has averaged 45.36% so far, less than the Ohio Zips marksmen have achieved on the year, 48.45% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Antino Jackson scored 22 points leading the Zips to a 76-73 victory over Northern Illinois at NIU Convocation Center on Tuesday.

The Bobcats got 21 points from Jason Carter, but it was Western Michigan that prevailed in a 90-85 final on Tuesday at University Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Akron is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Akron's last 5 games
  • Akron is 4-9-1 ATS in its last 14 games on the road
  • Akron is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Ohio is 2-4-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Ohio is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games
  • Ohio is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Ohio's last 5 games

Next Betting Matchups

Akron home to Ball State, Tuesday, February 7th
Ohio at Central Michigan, Tuesday, February 7th