Ohio vs Akron: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 23, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 23, 2021

The Ohio Bobcats (9-3) bring a four-game win streak into a home matchup with the Akron Zips (12-4), who have won four straight as well. The Zips are underdogs by  in the contest, which tips at 2:00 PM ET (on ESPN3) on Tuesday, February 23. The matchup has an over/under of points.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 23, 2021, 2:19 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Ohio Betting Information

  • The Bobcats have played to a 7-2 record against the spread this season.
  • When favored by at least 2.5 points, the Bobcats are 4-1 against the spread this season.
  • In 33.3% of their games this season (3/9), the Bobcats and their opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • In their last game, the Bobcats got a team-high 17 points from Jason Preston on the way to an 83-69 victory against Central Michigan on Tuesday. They were favored by 9 points and covered the spread, and the teams combined to score 152 points to fall short of the 156 point total.

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

Ohio Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jason Preston 13 16.4 7.2 7.4 1.3 0.3 1.5
Dwight Wilson 17 15.6 7.6 0.9 0.6 0.4 0.0
Ben Vander Plas 17 12.8 5.5 3.5 1.5 0.7 2.0
Ben Roderick 15 11.5 2.3 1.0 0.7 0.3 2.6
Lunden McDay 17 10.2 2.2 1.3 0.8 0.2 1.1

Akron Betting Information

  • Akron has outperformed the spread so far this season with a record ATS of 9-5.
  • As at least a 2.5-point underdog, the Zips tend to meet expectations with a 6-3 record against the spread.
  • 42.9% of Akron’s 14 games this season have fell below the over/under.
  • Their last time out, the Zips saw Ali Ali put up a team-high 20 points to lead them to an 88-79 victory over Ball State on Friday. They were 4.5-point favorites and covered the spread, and the teams scored 167 total points to top the 145.5-point 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 18 20.9 2.7 6.7 1.0 0.1 2.3
Bryan Trimble Jr. 18 13.4 2.2 0.4 0.9 0.1 3.6
Ali Ali 18 8.2 3.4 1.5 0.4 0.3 1.3
Enrique Freeman 18 8.0 9.0 0.2 0.4 1.7 0.0
Camron Reece 18 6.8 4.9 0.5 0.3 0.4 0.0

Total Facts

  • Ohio’s games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Tuesday’s matchup over/under (152 points) in 50% of opportunities (six out of 12 matchups).
  • In seven out of Akron’s 16 games this season (43.8%), the competing teams combined for a higher point total than the point total in Tuesday’s matchup.
  • The over/under for the matchup of 152 is 9.6 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Bobcats (82.1 points per game) and the Zips (79.5 points per game).
  • This game’s total is 12 fewer points than the 140 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • On average, the over/under in Bobcats games is 0.1 points fewer than the over/under of 152 points in this contest.
  • A difference of 2.3 points separates this matchup’s over/under (152 points) and the average total points bet in Zips games (149.7 points) this season.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/3/2020 Akron Akron -7.5 142.5 -363 +272 Regular Season 74-67 AKRON
1/25/2020 N/A Ohio N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 88-86 AKRON
3/2/2019 N/A Akron N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 73-49 OHIO
2/2/2019 N/A Ohio N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 65-53 AKRON

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