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Eastern Michigan Eagles Open as Week 6 Betting Underdogs vs Zips

Eastern Michigan looks to cover the Eagles-Zips point spread this week and improve its overall 1-4 mark when they host Akron in Week 6 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans going with the Eastern Michigan Eagles in this game found them listed as 9-point underdogs on the betting odds menu at 5Dimes earlier in the week.

A 27-18 result in favor of the Zips is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Akron Zips vs Eastern Michigan Eagles Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Akron Zips will look to cover ATS vs their hosts on Saturday, as they are 1-3 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Eastern Michigan Eagles are 3-2 ATS. Akron is 1-3 against the over under total, while Eastern Michigan is 4-1 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Eastern Michigan vs Akron injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 122-rated Eastern Michigan Eagles and the No. 90-ranked Akron Zips, according to the NCAA College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Eastern Michigan's No. 55-ranked offense, averaging 31.4 PPG, against a Akron defense that ranks No. 39 this week at 20.4 PPG. The Eastern Michigan aerial game is averaging 234 yards per game, more than the Akron Zips secondary allows through the air, 219.8 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Akron Zips own the league's No. 20-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 106 yards per game when on the road. Eastern Michigan, on the other hand, rates No. 60 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Zips suffered a Week 5 loss against Ohio in their last game, falling 14-12 at InfoCision Stadium.

Leonard Fournette went over the 100-yard mark (233) in his team's latest effort, but LSU still defeated Eastern Michigan by a score of 44-22.

Betting Trends
  • Akron is 2-10-1 ATS in its last 13 games
  • Akron is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Akron's last 5 games
  • Akron is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Eastern Michigan is 1-10 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Eastern Michigan's last 8 games
  • Eastern Michigan is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Eastern Michigan is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Akron at Bowling Green, Saturday, October 17th
Eastern Michigan at Toledo, Saturday, October 17th