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Akron Zips Battle vs Kent State Golden Flashes Highlights College Basketball Odds Menu

College basketball betting interest will be high on Friday when the Golden Flashes of Kent State hit the hard court against the Zips of Akron.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you were backing the Kent State Golden Flashes in this one, their betting line was listed as 8.5-point underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline.

Kent State Golden Flashes vs Akron Zips Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Kent State Golden Flashes will look to cover the spread vs the Akron Zips on Friday, as the Golden Flashes are 9-12-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Zips are 8-13-1 ATS. Kent State is 13-9 against the total, while Akron is 12-10 versus the total betting line.

The Akron Zips sit at No. 50 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Kent State Golden Flashes sit at No. 99 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Kent State Golden Flashes rank No. 6 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 41.15 per game. That compares with Akron’s No. 178 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Akron is college basketball's No. 4-ranked team at 10.73 per game, while the Kent State Golden Flashes rate No. 157 with 7.15 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Golden Flashes got 21 points from Jimmy Hall as Kent State ran past Miami-Ohio 76-72 on Tuesday at Memorial A .

Akron got 21 points and 21 rebounds from Kwan Cheatham, Jr. en route to a 71-65 victory over Toledo on Tuesday at James A. Rhodes Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Kent State is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Kent State is 5-12-1 ATS in its last 18 games on the road
  • Kent State is 5-13 SU in its last 18 games on the road
  • Kent State is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Akron
  • Akron is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Akron is 15-1 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Akron's last 7 games
  • Akron is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Kent State at Buffalo, Tuesday, February 21st
Akron at Bowling Green, Tuesday, February 21st