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College Basketball Betting - Akron Zips Appalachian State Mountaineers Odds

The Akron Zips will look to improve on a 4-2 record on Saturday when they host the Appalachian State Mountaineers in NCAA basketball betting odds action at James A. Rhodes Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Akron Zips were listed as -3-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the over/under betting odds total was expected shortly.

Appalachian State Mountaineers vs Akron Zips Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Akron Zips sit at 4-2 (3-3 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the Appalachian State Mountaineers are currently 5-5 (4-4 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? Akron is 2-4 OU, and Appalachian State is 4-4 OU.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 66-ranked Akron Zips and the No. 205-rated Appalachian State Mountaineers in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Akron's No. 180-rated squad against Appalachian State's No. 3-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Akron rates No. 80 in the country with 8.75 per game, while their foes tonight, the Appalachian State Mountaineers rank No. 14 nationally with 11 per match.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Mountaineers endured a 72-71 loss at the hands of the Catamounts on Monday, despite a 18-point effort from Justin Forrest at Ramsey Center.

Akron earned a 83-79 victory over IPFW on Wednesday, getting 24 points from Emmanuel Olojakpoke at James A. Rhodes Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Appalachian State is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games
  • Appalachian State is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Appalachian State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Appalachian State's last 6 games on the road
  • Akron is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Akron's last 12 games
  • Akron is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games at home
  • Akron is 20-3 SU in its last 23 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Appalachian State at Ohio State, Saturday, December 16th
Akron at Mississippi Valley State, Saturday, December 16th