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Ohio Bobcats Host the Akron Zips in Week 8 NCAA Football Betting Odds Action

Akron Zips


Ohio Bobcats
Saturday, October 18, 2014 2:00 PM ET
Peden Stadium

The Ohio Bobcats host Akron on Saturday, looking to build on their 3-4 ATS mark against the 4-2 Zips in NCAA college football betting action at Peden Stadium.

Akron Zips vs Ohio Bobcats Opening Odds and Betting Line

The visiting Akron Zips opened as -4-point favorites in this one at 5Dimes and most sportsbooks tracked here at Odds Shark. No total had been posted as of writing time check the live lines pages in the coming days to see where the number opened.

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Computer Prediction: Akron Zips vs Ohio Bobcats Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 22-12 win 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 Ohio Bobcats Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Ohio battles the Akron Zips, currently with a 4-2 mark (2-4 ATS). The over under records, important for totals betting, are 1-5-1 for the Bobcats and 1-5 for the Akron Zips. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Ohio vs Akron injuries news.

The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Ohio Bobcats at No. 111 and the Akron Zips at No. 62 heading into this contest.

How Akron Zips vs Ohio Bobcats Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Ohio Bobcats No. 120-ranked offense (18.14 PPG) against a Akron Zips defense that ranks No. 10 at 17.33 PPG. The Ohio Bobcats passing attack has averaged 217.43 yards per game, less than the Akron Zips give up through the air (231 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Akron Zips feature the league's No. 27-rated road run defense, allowing 117.5 yards per game. Ohio, meanwhile, ranks No. 49 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Miami (Ohio) was unable to contain Jawon Chisholm in its last action Saturday and the result was a 29-19 Week 7 loss against the Zips.

In Ohio's last outing, JD Sprague threw for 325 yards in a losing cause against the Falcons, 31-13 at Peden Stadium.

Akron Zips vs Ohio Bobcats Betting Odds Trends

Akron is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Akron is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Akron's last 6 games
Akron is 3-22 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Ohio is 4-9 ATS in its last 13 games
Ohio is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Ohio's last 8 games
Ohio is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Akron at Ball State, Saturday, October 25th
Ohio at Western Michigan, Saturday, October 25th