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MAC Tournament - Akron Zips vs Eastern Michigan Eagles Point Spread: Betting Trends Hint at Winner

College basketball betting interest will be high on Thursday when the Eagles of Eastern Michigan hit the hard court against the Zips of Akron.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

College basketball betting odds makers at BetOnline opened the Akron Zips as -5-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over/under total line at sportsbooks such as Bovada.

Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Akron Zips Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Akron Zips sport a record of 24-7 and 15-10-1 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Eastern Michigan Eagles have 18-14 and 12-13 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 15-10-1 for the Akron Zips and 14-11 for the Eastern Michigan Eagles.

The Akron Zips sit at No. 12 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Eastern Michigan Eagles sit at No. 153 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Eastern Michigan is ranked No. 145 in NCAA basketball at 35.94 per game. Contrast that with Akron's No. 72 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Akron is the No. 1-ranked team in the country at 11.9 per game, while Eastern Michigan rates No. 228 at 5.69 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Eagles got 19 points from Ray Lee as Eastern Michigan ran past Toledo 69-60 on Monday at EMU Convocation Center.

Akron got 12 points from Noah Robotham en route to a 74-60 victory over Kent State on Friday at James A. Rhodes Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Eastern Michigan is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Eastern Michigan is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Eastern Michigan's last 10 games
  • Eastern Michigan is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Akron
  • Akron is 9-3-1 ATS in its last 13 games
  • Akron is 20-5 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Akron's last 12 games
  • Akron is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Eastern Michigan