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NCAA Basketball Odds and Betting Trends - Akron Zips Underdogs vs Buffalo Bulls

James A. Rhodes Arena features an NCAA Basketball betting clash between the host Akron Zips and the visiting Buffalo Bulls in college hoops betting odds action on Tuesday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NCAA basketball betting line for this matchup, Akron sat as 6-point underdogs over at MyBookie. Also, check out the current over/under betting total for points scored, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline

Buffalo Bulls vs Akron Zips Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Akron Zips currently sport a 7-7 record overall in NCAA basketball action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 6-7 ATS. The Buffalo Bulls are 10-5 and 7-5 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Akron Zips produce a 6-7 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Buffalo Bulls have gone 7-5 against the totals betting line.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 233-ranked Akron Zips and the No. 93-rated Buffalo Bulls in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Akron's No. 175-ranked scoring average of 72.79 PPG, against a Buffalo Bulls defense rated No. 237 and allowing 78.2 PPG. The Akron Zips FG% has averaged 44.49% to date this season, more than the Buffalo Bulls shooters have managed so far (44.31% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Bulls blew out Ball State on Saturday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 83-63 win at Worthen Arena.

The Zips endured a 67-65 loss at the hands of the Rockets on Friday, despite a 19-point effort from Daniel Utomi at Savage Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Buffalo is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • Buffalo is 9-2 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
  • Buffalo is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Buffalo's last 12 games on the road
  • Akron is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • Akron is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
  • Akron is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games when playing Buffalo
  • Akron is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Buffalo

Next Betting Matchups

Buffalo home to Miami-Ohio, Saturday, January 13th
Akron at Bowling Green, Saturday, January 13th