Akron vs Eastern Michigan: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 9, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 9, 2021

Loren Cristian Jackson leads the Akron Zips (2-1) against the Eastern Michigan Eagles (1-2) after scoring 34 points in a 93-83 win over Malone. The Zips are 5.5-point favorites in the matchup on Saturday, January 9, 2021, which tips off at 2:00 PM ET on ESPN+. The matchup’s point total is set at 143.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 9, 2021, 2:15 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Akron Betting Information

  • Akron has managed to cover the spread in less than half its games this season, playing to a record of 0-1 against the spread.
  • Akron and its opponents have hit the over in 1 of 1 games this season (100%).

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 5 25.4 2.0 8.0 0.8 0.0 3.8
Enrique Freeman 5 9.8 9.6 0.6 0.8 1.8 0.0
Bryan Trimble Jr. 5 8.2 1.8 0.8 0.8 0.0 2.0
Maishe Dailey 5 8.0 4.4 1.0 0.6 0.2 1.6
Mikal Dawson 5 7.4 3.0 0.4 0.8 0.0 1.4
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Eastern Michigan Betting Information

  • Eastern Michigan has outpaced the spread so far this season with a record ATS of 1-0.
  • 0% of Eastern Michigan’s 1 games this season have fell below the over/under.

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

Eastern Michigan Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Bryce McBride 5 15.4 2.0 3.6 2.8 0.0 1.4
Ty Groce 5 14.6 6.8 2.0 2.2 2.2 0.6
Yeikson Montero 5 14.0 6.6 1.6 3.0 0.2 2.6
Darion Spottsville 4 8.8 2.5 2.0 1.3 0.0 0.3
Drew Lowder 4 8.5 2.0 2.0 1.3 0.0 1.8

Total Facts

  • Akron’s games this year have gone over the point total for Saturday’s matchup (143 points) in three out of three opportunities (100% of matchups).
  • In Eastern Michigan’s games this year, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Saturday’s matchup total in two out of three matchups (66.7%).
  • The over/under for the contest of 143 is 23.7 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Zips (88 points per game) and the Eagles (78.7 points per game).
  • This game’s over/under is 2.3 fewer points than the 140.7 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • This season, the average total for Zips games is 159 points, 16 more than the over/under of 143 points for this contest.
  • A difference of 5.3 points separates the average total points bet in Eagles games (148.3 points) and this contest’s over/under (143 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/8/2020 Akron Akron -13 133 -1250 +685 Regular Season 59-58 AKRON
1/4/2020 Akron Eastern Michigan -3 130.5 -159 +130 Regular Season 69-45 AKRON
1/15/2019 N/A Akron N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 51-49 AKRON

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