Bowling Green at Akron: 3/11/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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Akron Zips (14-7) vs Bowling Green Falcons (14-10)
Game Info: Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 6:30 pm (Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse)
Betting Odds: Akron Zips -1 -- Over/Under: 152 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Bowling Green Falcons and Akron Zips face off on Thursday in a college basketball showdown at Quicken Loans Arena.
These two teams have faced off twice this year and it was the visiting team that was able to come away with a victory.
The Bowling Green Falcons come into this game with a 14-10 record overall but they are coming off a loss against the Miami Redhawks. In that game, Bowling Green forced overtime, but they were defeated by five points. Bowling Green on the season is averaging 78.6 points per game while their defense is giving up 75.9 points per game, Bowling Green is shooting 42 percent from the field and 32.6 percent from behind the three point line. Guard Justin Turner has been the best player for Bowling Green averaging 19.9 points while shooting 41.2 percent from the field and 30.5 percent from behind the three point line.
The Akron Zips come into this game with a 14-7 record overall but they have lost each of their last three games. Each of the last three games, Akron has given up at least 80 points and that has led to the losses. Akron on the season is averaging 74.2 points per game while their defense is giving up 74 points per game. Akron is shooting 43.3 percent from the field and 33.2 percent from behind the three point line. Loren Cristian Jackson has been the best player for Akron averaging 21.6 points while shooting 41.3 percent from the field and 34 percent from behind the three point line.
The under is 9-3 in Bowling Green’s last 12 games played on Thursday. Akron is 10-4 against the spread in their last 14 games against the MAC. The underdog is 8-2 against the spread in the last ten meetings played between the two teams. Bowling Green is 10-25 against the spread in their last 35 games against Akron.
Akron has struggled a little bit more as of late, and they are going to struggle to score in this game. Bowling Green’s offense is going to be good and Akron will come away with a cover of the spread.