Kent State vs Akron: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 5, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 5, 2021

The Kent State Golden Flashes will attempt to continue a three-game winning streak when they host the Akron Zips on Friday, February 5 at MAC Center as  favorites. The game airs at 7:00 PM ET on ESPNU. The matchup has an over/under of .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 5, 2021, 2:16 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Kent State Betting Information

  • Kent State is over .500 against the spread this season with a record of 7-2-1.
  • When favored by at least 1.5 points, the Golden Flashes are 5-2-1 against the spread this season.
  • Kent State and its opponents have gone over the set over/under in 5 of 10 games this season (50%).

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

Kent State Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Danny Pippen 13 21.6 8.8 2.6 0.8 1.5 2.7
Michael Nuga 13 17.8 5.5 1.6 1.5 0.1 2.8
Tervell Beck 10 10.6 4.5 0.6 0.5 0.1 0.5
Justyn Hamilton 14 9.3 7.6 1.1 0.5 0.8 0.1
Malique Jacobs 14 8.5 4.4 4.1 1.7 0.6 0.4

Akron Betting Information

  • Akron has topped the spread so far this season with a record ATS of 6-4.
  • The Zips achieve a 4-2 record against the spread this season when they play as at least a 1.5-point underdog.
  • 50% of Akron’s 10 games this season have topped the over/under.

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 14 21.4 2.6 6.5 0.9 0.1 2.6
Bryan Trimble Jr. 14 11.4 2.1 0.4 0.9 0.1 3.1
Enrique Freeman 14 8.4 9.5 0.3 0.5 1.4 0.0
Ali Ali 14 7.5 3.4 1.7 0.4 0.2 1.0
Maishe Dailey 14 7.1 3.6 1.5 0.5 0.1 1.3

Total Facts

  • Kent State and its opponents have gone over Friday’s 150.5 total in six out of 12 games (50%) this season.
  • Four Akron games this year (33.3% of its matchups) ended with a final total greater than Friday’s over/under of 150.5 points.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 162.4 points per game, 11.9 points more than the over/under of 150.5 for this contest.
  • These two teams give up a combined 141 points per game, 9.5 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • The Golden Flashes have seen a 155.2 average over/under in their games this season, 4.7 points more than the over/under in this contest.
  • The over/under for this game is 2.3 points more than the average over/under in Zips games this season (148.2 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/6/2020 Akron Akron -5.5 143 -253 +200 Regular Season 79-76 AKRON
1/31/2020 Kent State Kent State -1.5 145.5 -127 +103 Regular Season 68-67 KENT
3/8/2019 N/A Kent State N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 68-65 KENT
2/8/2019 N/A Akron N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 72-53 AKRON

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