Akron vs Ball State: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 19, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 19, 2021

The Akron Zips (11-4) will attempt to build on a three-game win streak when they visit the Ball State Cardinals (6-9) on Friday, February 19 at Worthen Arena as  favorites. The contest airs at 7:00 PM ET on CBS Sports. The matchup’s over/under is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 19, 2021, 2:16 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Akron Betting Information

  • Akron is over .500 against the spread this season with a record of 8-5.
  • The Zips are 4-3 against the spread in 2020-21 when they are at least a 4.5-point favorite.
  • The Zips and their opponents have hit the over in 7 of 13 games this season (53.8%).

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Akron Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Loren Cristian Jackson 17 21.4 2.6 6.4 0.9 0.1 2.5
Bryan Trimble Jr. 17 13.1 2.2 0.5 0.8 0.1 3.5
Enrique Freeman 17 7.8 9.4 0.2 0.5 1.6 0.0
Ali Ali 17 7.5 3.4 1.6 0.4 0.3 1.2
Maishe Dailey 17 6.6 3.4 1.5 0.5 0.1 1.2

Ball State Betting Information

  • With a 5-9 record ATS, Ball State has not consistently covered the spread this season.
  • When they play as at least a 4.5-point underdog, the Cardinals often cover the spread with a 2-1 record against the spread.
  • Eight of Ball State’s 14 games (57.1%) this season have been over the over/under.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Ball State Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
K.J. Walton 14 15.7 5.8 1.4 1.5 0.4 0.0
Ishmael El-Amin 17 15.0 2.7 3.1 1.6 0.3 2.1
Brachen Hazen 15 9.4 5.5 0.7 0.7 0.5 0.3
Luke Bumbalough 17 7.6 2.4 2.6 0.6 0.1 1.6
Miryne Thomas 14 7.5 5.4 1.2 0.6 0.2 1.4

Total Facts

  • Akron and its opponents have hit the over on Friday’s 143.5 total in 10 out of 15 games (66.7%) this year.
  • Nine Ball State games this year (60% of its matchups) ended with a final score higher than Friday’s point total of 143.5 points.
  • The over/under for the matchup of 143.5 is 5.4 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Zips (78.9 points per game) and the Cardinals (70 points per game).
  • These two teams surrender a combined 142.6 points per game, 0.9 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • The Zips have seen a 148.5 average over/under in their games this season, 5.0 points more than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 0.5 points more than the average over/under in Cardinals games this season (143 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/30/2021 Akron Akron -6.5 147 -288 +226 Regular Season 74-42 AKRON
1/10/2020 Akron Akron -4 137 -192 +155 Regular Season 75-60 AKRON
2/16/2019 N/A Ball State N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 57-56 BALLST

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