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Buffalo Bulls Host the Akron Zips in Week 9 NCAA Football Betting Odds Action

UB Stadium will feature the Akron Zips vs Buffalo Bulls on Thursday as both teams try to pay off for betting fans in Week 9 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Akron Zips were listed as -14.5-point favorites on the opening NCAA football line at BetOnline and most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark. No total was available early in the week, check out the odds pages here or Bovada for updates.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 35-16 victory for the Zips. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Akron Zips vs Buffalo Bulls Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Buffalo Bulls currently sport a record of 1-6, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 2-5 ATS. The Akron Zips are 5-3 and 3-5 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Buffalo Bulls post a 3-4 over under record this season, while the Akron Zips have gone 5-3 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Buffalo vs Akron injuries news.

The game pits the Buffalo Bulls, currently No. 124 in our Odds Shark NCAA Football Power Rankings, against the Akron Zips, who rate No. 62 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Buffalo Bulls No. 128-ranked offense (14.86 PPG) against a Akron Zips defense that ranks No. 103 at 33.38 PPG. The Buffalo Bulls passing attack has averaged 184.43 yards per game, less than the Akron Zips give up through the air (268.75 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Akron Zips own the league's No. 77-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 200.5 yards per game when on the road. Buffalo, on the other hand, rates No. 105 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last game, Akron's aerial attack generated 338 yards and the Zips came away with a 35-25 victory over Ball State at Scheumann Stadium.

Buffalo didn't make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Huskies as NIU blasted them 44-7 in Week 8 action.

Betting Trends
  • Akron is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games
  • Akron is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Akron is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Akron's last 6 games on the road
  • Buffalo is 2-8 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Buffalo is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games
  • Buffalo is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Buffalo is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Akron home to Toledo, Wednesday, November 2nd
Buffalo at Ohio, Thursday, November 3rd