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The Akron Zips are traveling to Buffalo to take on the No. 21 Buffalo Bulls in a MAC matchup this Tuesday night. According to FanDuel Sportsbook, the Bulls are heavy 14-point favorites over the visiting Zips. 


So, if you're considering placing a bet on this game, you might want to take a look at what some of the top experts from around the industry are predicting. 


Akron vs Buffalo Expert Predictions

ESPN Basketball Power Index Matchup Predictor

ESPN's matchup predictor is currently giving Buffalo a 91.7 percent chance at winning tonight's game. Buffalo has one of the most dynamic offenses in the country, scoring 85.6 PPG (fourth in the NCAA), and the Bulls have played even better at home this season. 

Sports Chat Place

On the other hand, the staff from Sports Chat Place are backing Akron to finish within 13 points of Buffalo. Sports Chat Place's staff cites the most recent matchup between Akron and Buffalo, which the Bulls won by just six points, as the reason they like Akron to cover. 

The Spread 

The staff members from TheSpread.com are rolling with the Bulls to cover as 13-point favorites. They also believe the Bulls' dynamic offense is just too much for Akron to handle. 


Ultimately, this appears to be a pretty divisive line. Two of the three experts we highlighted are picking Buffalo to win straight up, but only one expert is picking the Bulls to cover tonight.


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