Ohio Bobcats vs. Akron Zips: 2/23/2021 Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on February 23, 2021

The Ohio Bobcats (9-3) will attempt to build on a four-game win streak when they host the Akron Zips (12-4) at 2:00 PM ET on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 as 2-point favorites. The Zips have also won four games in a row. The over/under in the matchup is 152.

Betting Information

Ohio vs Akron Betting Information
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ATSOver/UnderScore Prediction
Ohio (-2) Under (152) Ohio 77 Akron 73

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Total Facts

  • In six of 12 opportunities (50%) this season, the Bobcats and their opponents have scored at least this matchup’s point total of 152 points.
  • Akron and its opponents have combined to score more than 152 points in 43.8% of their matchups this season (seven of 16 chances).
  • These teams average a combined 161.6 points per game, 9.6 more points than the over/under of 152 set for this matchup.
  • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 12 fewer points per game (140) than this game’s total of 152 points.
  • The Bobcats average point total in matchups this season is 151.9, 0.1 points below the over/under in this game.
  • The average point total for the Zips this year is 2.3 points lower than this game’s over/under.

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Ohio Betting Information

  • The Bobcats have been strong against the spread this season, earning an 8-3 record.
  • When favored by at least 2 points, the Bobcats have fared well against the spread, putting together a 5-1 record.
  • Ohio has more often than not combined with its adversaries to fall short of the over, doing so 4 times in 11 contests (36.4%).

Akron Betting Information

  • Akron has covered the spread in greater than half of its contests, going 9-5 ATS.
  • When they are at least 2-point underdogs, the Zips have fared well, going 6-3 against the spread.
  • The Zips and their opponents have hit the over in more than half of their matchups this year — 8 of 14 (57.1%).

Head to Head

Ohio vs Akron (Last 4 Games)
DateFavoriteSpreadTotalFavorite MoneylineUnderdog MoneylineGame TypeResult
3/3/2020Akron-7.5142.5-363+272Regular Season74-67 AKRON
1/25/2020N/AN/AN/AN/AN/ARegular Season88-86 AKRON
3/2/2019N/AN/AN/AN/AN/ARegular Season73-49 OHIO
2/2/2019N/AN/AN/AN/AN/ARegular Season65-53 AKRON

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Ohio Leaders

  • The leader in points and assists for the Bobcats is Jason Preston, who scores 16.4 points and distributes 7.4 assists per game.
  • Dwight Wilson is Ohio’s best rebounder, grabbing an average of 7.6 boards in each contest while scoring 15.6 points per game.
  • Ben Roderick’s 2.6 threes per game leads the Bobcats.
  • Ben Vander Plas is a standout on the defensive end for the Bobcats, leading the team in steals with 1.5 per game and blocks with 0.7 per contest.

Akron Leaders

  • The Zips’ Loren Cristian Jackson averages enough points (20.9 per game) and assists (6.7 per game) to top the team’s leaderboards.
  • Enrique Freeman’s stat line of 9.0 rebounds, 8.0 points and 0.2 assists per game helps him grab the top spot on the Akron rebounding leaderboard.
  • Bryan Trimble Jr. leads the Zips in three-point shooting with an average of 3.6 made threes per game.
  • Jackson (1.0 steal per game) is the steal leader for Akron while Freeman (1.7 blocks per game) is the block leader.
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