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Zips host Dukes in Week 2 action

James Madison DukesAkron Zips
Sep 7, 6:00 PM | Turf of InfoCision Stadium

James Madison Dukes vs Akron Zips Odds


Akron looks to cover the Zips-Dukes point spread this week and improve its overall 0-1 mark when they host James Madison in Week 2 action.

They bring a 0-1 record (0-1 ATS) to the Week 2 battle against the 1-0 Dukes, who are 1-0 ATS against the spread. Over under bettors have seen Akron go 0-1 so far and the Dukes go 0-1.

View James Madison vs Akron Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: Those siding with the visitors in this one saw the Dukes listed as 3-point underdogs earlier this week at Bovada. Meanwhile, the over under line was unavaiilable earlier in the week.

How They Match Up:

Last time out for James Madison, they were a 42-12 loser as they battled West Virginia at home. No odds were posted on that game, as it involved the non-board school. Geno Smith throttled the Dukes defense in his team's most recent action, throwing for 411 yards as West Virginia handed James Madison a 42-12 defeat.

Akron was a 38-7 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Central Florida. They failed to cover the 23.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (45) made winners of UNDER bettors. Akron was hammered in its last outing, as Central Florida ran up a 38-7 score against them at Bright House Networks Stadium.

Akron Zips Trends:
When playing in September are 2-8
When playing on turf are 1-9
After being outgained are 1-9
When playing outside the conference are 2-8

A few Dukes at Zips trends to consider:
James Madison is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games
James Madison is 1-10 SU in its last 11 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Akron's last 5 games
Akron is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Akron is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games at home
Akron is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games at home

Next up:
Akron at Michigan, Saturday, September 14