Akron vs. Gonzaga Prediction
Will tonight's matchup between Akron and No. Gonzaga be low-scoring for bettors at 8:00PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Bulldogs are 16.5-point home favorites versus the Zips while the over/under currently sits at 145.5 points. As of this writing neither the side nor the over/under have moved off the original number.
AKRON KEY TRENDS: The Zips are 6-1 against the spread in their last seven games coming off a win of more than 20 points and are 5-1 at the betting window in their last six games as an underdog of 13 or greater. That said, they have failed to cover in five of their last seven road games, are 2-5 against the spread in their last seven games overall, and are 1-4 at the betting window in their last five Saturday games.
GONZAGA KEY TRENDS: The Bulldogs are 4-1 against the spread in their last five home games and are 5-1 at the betting window in their last six games as a favorite of 13 or more points. They're also 11-3 against the number in their last 14 games overall, are 10-3 against the spread in their last 13 games as a favorite and are 8-2 at the betting window in their last 10 games versus an opponent with a winning percentage above .600.
OUR PREDICTION: The over is 8-2 in the Zips' last 10 road games and is 7-2 in their last nine road games versus a team with a winning home record. The over is also 10-1 in the Bulldogs last 11 home games versus a team with a losing road record and has cashed in seven of their last eight games as a home favorite of 13 or more points. The over is a perfect 5-0 in Gonzaga's last five home games versus a team with a road winning percentage of less than .400 as well.
SATURDAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: AKRON/GONZAGA OVER 145.5