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Akron vs Ohio Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - MAC Tournament

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Akron vs Ohio Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - MAC Tournament

The No. 2 seed Akron Zips (22-10, 13-5 MAC) and the No. 3 seed Ohio Bobcats (20-12, 13-5 MAC) face off in the MAC tournament Friday at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse, tipping off at 7:30 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. Ohio Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Friday, March 15, 2024
  • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: CBS Sports Network
  • Location: Cleveland, Ohio
  • Arena: Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse

Before you wager on Friday's Akron-Ohio spread (Akron -2.5) or total (139.5 points), take a look at the betting trends and insights below.

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Akron vs. Ohio: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Akron has put together a 15-15-0 ATS record so far this year.
  • Ohio is 17-14-0 ATS this season.
  • Akron (11-10) covers a higher percentage of games when it is favored by 2.5 points or more this season (52.4%) than Ohio (2-2) does as a 2.5+-point underdog (50%).
  • Against the spread, the Zips have performed better at home, covering eight times in 12 home games, and five times in 13 road games.
  • In 2023-24 against the spread, the Bobcats have a better winning percentage at home (.643, 9-5-0 record) than on the road (.500, 6-6-0).
  • Against the spread, in conference action, Akron is 10-9-0 this season.
  • Ohio has 14 wins against the spread in 19 MAC games this year.

Akron vs. Ohio: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Akron has been chosen as the moneyline favorite in 21 games this year and has walked away with the win 17 times (81%) in those games.
  • The Zips have a mark of 16-3 in contests where bookmakers favor them by -146 or better on the moneyline.
  • Ohio has won one of the five games it was the moneyline underdog this season (20%).
  • The Bobcats have a record of 1-3 in games they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +122 or longer (25%).
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies Akron has a 59.3% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.

Akron vs. Ohio Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Akron's +274 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 8.6 points per game) is a result of scoring 74.7 points per game (146th in college basketball) while allowing 66.1 per outing (28th in college basketball).
  • Enrique Freeman paces Akron, averaging 18.4 points per game (66th in the country).
  • Ohio is outscoring opponents by 7.7 points per game, with a +245 scoring differential overall. It puts up 77.8 points per game (68th in college basketball) and allows 70.1 per contest (118th in college basketball).
  • Jaylin Hunter's 13.9 points per game paces Ohio and ranks 405th in college basketball.
  • The Zips pull down 36.7 rebounds per game (109th in college basketball) while allowing 32.0 per outing to their opponents. They outrebound opponents by 4.7 boards per game.
  • Freeman's 12.6 rebounds per game lead the Zips and rank first in college basketball action.
  • The Bobcats record 35.0 rebounds per game (191st in college basketball) while conceding 36.2 per outing to opponents. They are outrebounded by 1.2 boards per game.
  • AJ Clayton's 4.7 rebounds per game lead the Bobcats and rank 696th in the country.
  • Akron averages 99.9 points per 100 possessions on offense (67th in college basketball), and allows 88.4 points per 100 possessions (58th in college basketball).
  • The Bobcats rank 64th in college basketball with 100.1 points scored per 100 possessions, and 99th defensively with 90.2 points conceded per 100 possessions.

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