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College Football Betting Preview and Pick - Akron Zips Underdogs vs Trojans at Troy

The Akron Zips will be looking to pick up a win and cover the spread when they take on the Trojans in Troy at Veterans Memorial Stadium on Saturday in Week 4 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Troy Trojans were sitting as -13.5-point favorites earlier in the week at Bovada. The total was to be set a bit later in the week for over under betting purposes.

Odds Shark college football prediction models picked a 37-12 result in favor of the Trojans on Saturday. Check the matchup report for any updates or pick revisions before kickoff. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Akron Zips vs Troy Trojans Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Troy Trojans sport a record of 2-1 and 0-3 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Akron Zips sit at 1-2 and 0-2-1 ATS on the season. The over under totals records are 0-3 for the Trojans and 0-3 for the Zips. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Troy vs Akron injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 50 (Troy Trojans) and the No. 133 (Akron Zips) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA football Power Rankings at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Troy's No. 93-ranked offense, averaging 24.67 PPG, against a Akron defense that ranks No. 97 this week at 32 PPG. The Troy aerial game is averaging 259.67 yards per game, more than the Akron Zips secondary allows through the air, 255.33 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Akron Zips feature the league's No. 92-rated road run defense, allowing 247 yards per game. Troy, meanwhile, ranks No. 27 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Akron was hammered in its last outing, as Iowa State ran up a 41-14 score against them at InfoCision Stadium.

Last time out for the the Aggies, they were scorched by Deondre Douglas for 101 receiving yards against the Trojans in a 27-24 loss at Aggie Memorial Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Akron is 1-5-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Akron is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • Troy is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Troy is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games
  • Troy is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Troy is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Akron at Bowling Green, Saturday, September 30th
Troy at LSU, Saturday, September 30th

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