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Coppin State Eagles visit Akron Zips in NCAA Basketball wagering battle

Coppin State EaglesAkron Zips
Jan 2, 7:00 PM | James A. Rhodes Arena

Coppin State Eagles vs Akron Zips Odds


Coppin State pays a visit to Akron on Wednesday, hoping to send the Zips to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at James A. Rhodes Arena.

Supporters of the Eagles have watched them go 3-11 and 0-1 ATS on the year, while the Zips are at 8-4 and 5-3 ATS. In totals betting, the Zips are 3-3, while the Eagles have a 0-1 mark.

View Coppin State vs Akron Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 72 (Zips) and the No. 278 (Eagles) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 81-60 result in favor of the Zips has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Akron has the nation's No. 45-rated offensive output, at 76.9 PPG. The visiting Eagles defense ranks No. 298 allowing on average 73.1 PPG. The Zips FG% has averaged 47.7% so far, more than the Eagles marksmen have achieved on the year, 36.2% per game.

Defensively, Coppin State features the nation's No. 204-rated defense on the road, allowing 72.3 points per game. Akron, meanwhile, comes in at No. 38 nationally in scoring at home.

Coppin State lost its last outing, a 68-52 result against Arizona State on December 29. Coppin State suffered a 68-52 loss against Arizona State on Saturday, getting 13 points from Troy Franklin in a losing effort at Wells Fargo Arena.

Akron was a 62-58 winner in its last match at home against Princeton. They failed to cover the 7.5-point spread as favorites. The Zips grabbed a 62-58 win over the Tigers on Sunday, behind a 17-point effort from Zeke Marshall at James A. Rhodes Arena.

Akron Zips Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Western Michigan are 9-1
After a win are 6-4

A few Eagles at Zips trends to consider:
Akron is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Akron is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games

Next up:
Coppin State home to Howard, Saturday, January 5
Akron home to Western Michigan, Wednesday, January 9