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Akron Zips Favored by -2.5 Point Spread Against the Buffalo Bulls on Saturday

Buffalo Bulls


Akron Zips
Saturday, February 07, 2015 7:00 PM ET
James A. Rhodes Arena

The college basketball betting odds menu features a clash between Akron and Buffalo on Saturday, with the host Zips trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread line.

Buffalo Bulls vs Akron Zips Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Buffalo Bulls opened as 2.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including 5Dimes. The total was set to open a bit later (check out [custom:bodog] for the latest situation).

Buffalo Bulls vs Akron Zips Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the Akron Zips are 15-7 overall and 10-7 ATS, while the Buffalo Bulls are 15-6 and 10-8 ATS. As for the betting totals, Akron boasts a 9-4 on the OU, and Buffalo is 8-3-1.

The Zips - Bulls odds would favor the Zips if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Akron is rated No. 45 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Buffalo is at No. 76.

How Buffalo Bulls vs Akron Zips Stats Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Akron has the nation's No. 93-rated offensive output, at 69.77 PPG. The visiting Buffalo Bulls defense ranks No. 160 allowing on average 67.29 PPG. The Zips FG% has averaged 42.34% so far, less than the Akron Bulls marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.41% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Bulls grabbed a 82-78 win over the Cardinals on Wednesday, behind a 25-point effort from Shannon Evans at Worthen Arena.

Akron got 21 points from Deji Ibitayo but lost anyway, 83-82, to Ohio on Wednesday at Ohio University Convocation Center.

Buffalo Bulls vs Akron Zips Betting Odds Trends

Buffalo is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
Buffalo is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Buffalo's last 5 games
Buffalo is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Akron is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
Akron is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Akron's last 6 games
Akron is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Buffalo home to Toledo, Tuesday, February 10th
Akron at Kent State, Tuesday, February 10th