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Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions visit Akron Zips in college basketball clash

Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden LionsAkron Zips
Dec 18, 8:00 PM | James A. Rhodes Arena

Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions vs Akron Zips Odds


The Akron Zips will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions at James A. Rhodes Arena on Tuesday in NCAA hoops play.

The Zips sit at 4-4 (4-2 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Golden Lions are currently 1-8 (0-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Akron is 3-2 OU, and Arkansas-Pine Bluff is 0-1 OU.

View Arkansas-Pine Bluff vs Akron Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Zips, most recently No. 81 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Golden Lions, who rate No. 232 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 75-49 victory for the Zips.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Golden Lions rank No. 278 in NCAA Division 1 with 32.3 per game. That compares with Akron’s No. 214 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Akron is college basketball's No. 18-ranked team at 8.6 per game, while the Golden Lions rate No. 342 with 3.3 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Arkansas-Pine Bluff owns the country's No. 224-rated mark, allowing 73.2 points per game on the highway. Akron, on the other hand, rates No. 12 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Arkansas-Pine Bluff, they were a 65-49 loser as they battled Air Force on the road. Arkansas-Pine Bluff suffered a 65-49 loss against Air Force on Saturday, getting 18 points from DaVon Haynes in a losing effort at Clune Arena.

Last time out for Akron, they were an 80-73 loser as they battled Detroit on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 1-point underdog. Demetrius Treadwell scored 20 points in a futile effort to lead the Zips to a win (they lost 80-73 to Detroit at Calihan Hall on Saturday).

Akron Zips Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Cleveland State are 5-5
After playing Detroit are 1-1
After a loss are 7-3

A few Golden Lions at Zips trends to consider:
Akron is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games at home

Next up:
Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Texas El Paso, Saturday, December 22
Akron home to Cleveland State, Sunday, December 23