Free NCAA Football Prediction: Akron vs. Buffalo Odds
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College Football Handicapping Analysis: Akron Zips vs. Buffalo Bulls
Akron Zips 2-9 vs. Buffalo Bulls 5-6
Date: Friday, December 2nd
Time: 1:00 PM ET
Venue: UB Stadium Buffalo
NCAA Football ATS Spread Odds: Zips 11.5 / Bulls -11.5 (Bet Now!)
NCAA Football Moneyline Odds: Zips 341 / Bulls -456
NCAA Betting Total Odds: Total O/U 55.5
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Heading into this week’s game, the Zips have a record of 1-6 in Mid-American play. Their overall record currently sits at 2-9.
The Zips are going for another win, as in their last game, they defeated Northern Illinois, despite entering as the betting underdog.
On offense, the Zips are averaging 21.73 points per game, good for 127th in the NCAA. So far, a majority of their touchdowns have come on the ground, as they have rushed for 15, while throwing for 13.
Heading into the game, the Zips will hope for some improved play from their defense, as they are currently 122nd at 34.45 points per game allowed.
Over their last 10 games, the Zips have struggled both straight up (1-9-0) as well as vs the spread, going 5-4-1. On offense, the team averaged 20.9 points per game while allowing 35.6. Their over-under mark (last 10) is 5-5-0.
Although Akron has a straight-up record of 1-4-0 in their last 5 road games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 3-2-0. The team averaged 24.6 points per game in these games.
This season, the Bulls have an overall record of 5-6. This includes a 4-3 mark in Mid-American action.
In their previous game, the Bulls fell to Kent State on the road by a score of 30-27. Buffalo also picked up an ATS loss, as they were 4.5-point favorites entering the game.
On offense, the Bulls are averaging 29.55 points per game, good for 69th in the NCAA. So far, a majority of their touchdowns have come on the ground, as they have rushed for 21, while throwing for 14.
Heading into the game, the Bulls will hope for some improved play from their defense, as they are currently 80th at 27.64 points per game allowed.
In their last 10 contests, the Bulls have a straight-up record of 5-5-0 while covering the spread at a rate of 50.0%. Their last 10 scoring differential sits at +4.2, as they averaged 31.5 points per game while allowing 27.3. The over-under record in these games was 7-3-0.
In their last 5 games at home, the Bulls have a straight-up record of 2-3-0 while going 2-3-0 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 28.6 points per game in these contests.
NCAA Football Handicapping Trends
- The total has gone OVER in 4 of Akron’s last 5 games when playing on the road against Buffalo
- Akron is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
- Buffalo is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games when playing at home against Akron
- Buffalo is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Akron
In the passing game, the Zips are currently one of the leading groups in the country, at 285.64 yards per game through the air. This week, the Zips will be facing a Buffalo defense that is ranked 59th in pass yards allowed per game. So far, they are averaging 294.44 yards per game when facing defenses ranked outside the top 50 in passing defense.
This season, the Bulls have struggled to move the ball through the air, averaging just 230.0 passing yards per game. This week, the Bulls will be facing an Akron defense that is ranked 117th in pass yards allowed per game. This year, they are averaging 213.88 yards per game when facing defenses ranked outside the top 50 in passing defense.
4* Akron vs. Buffalo NCAA Betting Final Analysis:
Buffalo has been dominating this series of late, winning 4 straight games. Not only have they been winning straight up, but they have covered the spread in each of these games. Look for this trend to continue as the Bulls pick up the win and cover.
4* Akron Zips vs. Buffalo Bulls NCAA Betting Pick: Buffalo ATS
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