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Akron vs Miami (OH) Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - MAC Tournament

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Akron vs Miami (OH) Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - MAC Tournament

The No. 2 seed Akron Zips (21-10, 13-5 MAC) and the No. 7 seed Miami (OH) RedHawks (15-16, 9-9 MAC) play in the MAC tournament Thursday at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse, tipping off at 4:00 PM ET.

Before you place your bet on this game at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Akron vs. Miami (OH) Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Thursday, March 14, 2024
  • Game Time: 4:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
  • Arena: Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse

Akron vs. Miami (OH) Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Akron win (81.1%)

Before you bet on Thursday's Akron-Miami (OH) spread (Akron -8.5) or over/under (135.5 points), read the betting trends and insights below.

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Akron vs. Miami (OH): ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Akron is 14-15-0 ATS this season.
  • Miami (OH) has compiled a 16-13-0 record against the spread this year.
  • When the spread is set as 8.5 or more this season, Akron (5-6) covers a lower percentage of those games when it is the favorite (45.5%) than Miami (OH) (4-2) does as the underdog (66.7%).
  • In home games, the Zips own a better record against the spread (8-4-0) compared to their ATS record in road games (5-8-0).
  • This season, the RedHawks are 7-6-0 at home against the spread (.538 winning percentage). On the road, they are 9-7-0 ATS (.562).
  • Akron has beaten the spread nine times in 18 conference games.
  • Miami (OH) has covered the spread 10 times in 18 MAC games.

Akron vs. Miami (OH): Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Akron has been victorious in 16, or 80%, of the 20 contests it has been chosen as moneyline favorites in this season.
  • The Zips have a mark of 8-2 in contests where sportsbooks favor them by -385 or better on the moneyline.
  • Miami (OH) has put together a 7-12 record in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 36.8% of those games).
  • The RedHawks are 1-5 (winning just 16.7% of their games) when playing as a moneyline underdog of +300 or longer.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies Akron has a 79.4% chance of walking away with the win.

Akron vs. Miami (OH) Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Akron averages 74.7 points per game (148th in college basketball) while allowing 66.2 per contest (30th in college basketball). It has a +262 scoring differential overall and outscores opponents by 8.5 points per game.
  • Akron's leading scorer, Enrique Freeman, ranks 81st in the nation putting up 18.1 points per game.
  • Miami (OH) has a +30 scoring differential, putting up 70.8 points per game (263rd in college basketball) and conceding 69.9 (116th in college basketball).
  • Anderson Mirambeaux is 619th in college basketball with a team-high 12.5 points per game.
  • The Zips prevail in the rebound battle by an average of 4.3 boards. They are recording 36.4 rebounds per game (121st in college basketball) compared to their opponents' 32.1 per outing.
  • Freeman is first in college basketball action with 12.6 rebounds per game to lead the Zips.
  • The RedHawks rank 293rd in college basketball at 33.4 rebounds per game. That's 2.8 fewer than the 36.2 their opponents average.
  • Bryce Bultman's 4.8 rebounds per game lead the RedHawks and rank 657th in the nation.
  • Akron averages 100.1 points per 100 possessions on offense (66th in college basketball), and gives up 88.7 points per 100 possessions (63rd in college basketball).
  • The RedHawks average 93.1 points per 100 possessions (233rd in college basketball), while allowing 91.8 points per 100 possessions (149th in college basketball).

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