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The second round of the MAC Tournament kicks off with a matchup between the No. 8 seed Akron Zips and the No. 1 seed Buffalo Bulls. The Bulls come into this game as a 9-point favorite, and their moneyline is currently listed at (-450), according to FanDuel Sportsbook.

But if you're thinking about placing a wager on this matchup, you might want to check out what some of the industry's top experts are saying.

Akron vs. Buffalo Predictions 

Sports Chat Place 

The staff at Sports Chat Place is rolling with the Bulls to cover the spread. Sports Chat Place believes the Zips' inconsistent play might come back to haunt them in this one, as they'll struggle to keep up with the high-powered Bulls' offense. 

Sports Jaw 

The staff at Sports Jaw is also going with the Bulls tonight, citing the previous matchup between these two, in which the Bulls won, 77-64, as the reason they're going with Buffalo to cover the nine-point spread. Buffalo is 28-3 straight up (SU) on the season, and 5-0 SU in its last five. 

On the other hand, is going with the Zips as 9-point underdogs. While the Bulls are undeniably a great team, the staff at believes their struggles on the road could hurt them, allowing the Zips to finish within nine points. 

All in all, two of the three experts we highlighted here are going with the Bulls as 9-point favorites, while is rolling with the Zips. 

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