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MAC Tournament - Akron Zips vs Ball State Cardinals Point Spread: Betting Trends Hint at Winner

The Akron Zips will be trying to slam the Ball State Cardinals on Friday when the teams tip off at Quicken Loans Arena in college betting odds action.

Ball State Cardinals vs Akron Zips Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Akron Zips battles the Ball State Cardinals, currently sitting with a 21-11 mark (13-13-2 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 14-14 for the Akron Zips and 19-9 for the Ball State Cardinals.

The Zips - Cardinals odds would favor the Zips if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Akron is rated No. 82 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Ball State is at No. 189.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Ball State Cardinals rank No. 51 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 37.84 per game. That compares with Akron’s No. 187 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Akron is college basketball's No. 5-ranked team at 10.41 per game, while the Ball State Cardinals rate No. 33 with 9.12 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Ball State earned a 66-63 victory over Western Michigan on Thursday, getting 16 points from Francis Kiapway at Quicken Loans Arena.

Isaiah Johnson scored 24 points and added 24 rebounds for a double-double, leading Akron over Eastern Michigan, 79-62, on Thursday at Quicken Loans Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Ball State is 5-1-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Ball State is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 12 of Ball State's last 17 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Ball State's last 5 games
  • Akron is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games
  • Akron is 18-4 SU in its last 22 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Akron's last 7 games
  • Akron is 10-5 ATS in its last 15 games when playing Ball State