Free Week 2 Prediction: Golden Lions vs Zips Odds
Looking for Arkansas Pine Bluff Golden Lions vs. Akron Zips free picks? Week 2 betting sees the Golden Lions taking on the Zips Saturday September 9th at Summa Field in Akron, Ohio. Cappers Picks provides complimentary handicapping picks all NCAA football season long so stay tuned for more FREE college football predictions like this Arkansas Pine Bluff Akron free pick.
College Football Handicapping: Week 2
(1-0) Arkansas Pine Bluff Golden Lions vs. Akron Zips (0-1)
Date: Saturday, September 9th
Time: 7:30 pm EST
Venue: Summa Field Akron, Ohio
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The Arkansas Pine Bluff Golden Lions will be facing off against Akron Zips as they look to stay undefeated on the season. As for the Zips, they are coming off a blowout loss against Penn State.
This matchup will be more suited for the Zips as playing against Penn State was the older brother picking on the little brother. It’s going to be a heated battle at Summa Field for sure.
Arkansas Pine Bluff Golden Lions
The Golden Lions pulled the rabbit out of the hat as they scored 23 unanswered points in the second half of their opener to beat the Maroon Tigers 23-10 at Golden Lion Stadium.
A win is a win, but the first half saw some ugly football from the Golden Lions. One of the saving points of the game came from running back KeShawn Williams who found holes late in the game.
Williams ran 17 times for 125 yards and a touchdown which helped the offense score 17 points in the 3rd quarter alone.
It’s a huge moral win for the Golden Lions as it’s their first home opener win since 2012. The Lions must look at the tape of the first half especially the offense the Lions punted on four of their six possessions. including one costly interception.
Everybody knows the name of Akron Zips as they were destroyed by Penn State 52-0 in their season opener. The 2016 Big Ten champions generated 569 total yards of offense with over 250 rushing yards.
However, Zips are now looking to rebound big as sixth-year head coach Terry Bowden is ready to face a more realistic team. Even though the players listed below have very little stats to their name, they are amazing ball players.
Let’s start with the seniors. Running back Warren Ball finished last week with 27 yards on 13 carries while true senior Thomas Woodson was 12-23 for 71 yards through the air. Not so great, but remember they did face Penn State.
On defense, Senior Zach Guiser is leading the team as he holds 10 tackles and an interception.
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- Golden Lions is 0-4 in last four road games.
- Golden Lions have lost four straight games following win.
- Zips is 5-3 following over 30 point loss.
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The Akron Zips practically had a scrimmage that turned ugly last week, but return back to Earth when they face the Golden Lions. This will be the first test for both teams this season.
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The Zips have a powerful offense but were unable to showcase their new talents due to Penn State keeping them quiet all day. This will be the first game that everyone will get to see the true Zips.
Expect the Zips to come out full force and take care of the Golden Lions. The Lions are weak on defense and barely escaped last week with a win.
Week 1 Free Score Prediction: Arkansas Pine Bluff 21 – Akron 24
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