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Akron Zips vs Eastern Michigan Eagles in college hoops odds

Eastern Michigan EaglesAkron Zips
March 8, 7:00 PM | James A. Rhodes Arena

Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Akron Zips Odds

9-21TEAM RECORD19-12

Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Eastern Michigan when they take on the Zips on Tuesday in college hoops betting action.

This is a conference playoff game in the MAC Tournament.

The Zips sit at 19-12 (14-12 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Eagles are currently 9-21 (9-16-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Akron is 14-11 OU, and Eastern Michigan is 12-13 OU.

View Eastern Michigan vs Akron Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Zips as 14-point favorites on the opening line for this contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Zips sit at No. 124 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Eagles sit at No. 220 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Zips will win this game 70-62.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Akron's No. 134 nationally ranked offense (70.1 points per game) against a Eagles defense that sits as the No. 98 at 65.4 PPG. The Zips have been averaging 43.3% from the field, more than the Eagles have managed so far this season (38.9% on average).

Defensively, Eastern Michigan features the nation's No. 141-rated defense on the road, allowing 69.4 points per game. Akron, meanwhile, comes in at No. 112 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Eastern Michigan was a 69-50 winner at home against Toledo. They covered the 10–point spread as favorites. Brandon Bowdry scored 27 points and added 10 rebounds for a double-double, leading Eastern Michigan over Toledo, 69-50, on Saturday at EMU Convocation Center.

Akron was a 79-68 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Kent State. They failed to cover the 3–point spread as underdogs. The Zips endured a 79-68 loss at the hands of the Golden Flashes on Friday, despite a 12-point effort from Quincy Diggs at Memorial Athletic Center.

Eastern Michigan Eagles Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
After playing Toledo are 3-7
After a win are 1-9

Akron Zips Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
After playing Kent State are 7-3
After a loss are 6-4

A few Eagles at Zips trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Eastern Michigan's last 6 games on the road
Eastern Michigan is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Eastern Michigan is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Akron
Eastern Michigan is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Akron
Akron is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Akron is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Eastern Michigan
Akron is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing Eastern Michigan
Akron is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games