Free NCAA Hoops Pick: Golden Flashes vs Zips CBB Odds
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(14-12) Kent State Golden Flashes vs. Akron Zips (22-4)
2017 NCAA Basketball – Mid American
Date: Friday, February 17, 2017
Time: 7:00 PM ET
Venue: James A. Rhodes Arena, Akron, Ohio
CBB Moneyline Odds: OFF
CBB Betting Odds: Zips -8.5
CBB Betting Total: OFF
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It’s a Mid American conference showdown on Friday night.
The Kent State Golden Flashes make the trip to Akron to take on the Zips.
This is the first meeting between the two teams this year. They split the season series last year.
Kent State Golden Flashes
The Kent State Golden Flashes have had a very up and down season.
They come into this game with a 14-12 record and sit in 4th place in the Mid American-East. They have lost two of their last three games.
Kent state is a team that likes to get up and down the court. They average 76.5 points per game well giving up 73.5 points on the defensive side of the ball. They could be scoring a lot more points though.
They only shoot 42.6 percent from the field which ranks them 253rd in the country.
The Golden Flashes are led by Senior forward Jimmy Hall. He averages 18 points, 10 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game.
On the road this season the Golden Flashes are 4-5.
On the other side of this match up is the Akron Zips. They have had a really good season so far.
They come into this match up with a 22-4 record and sit in 1st place in the Mid American-East. They currently are projected to have about a 60 percent chance to make the tournament.
The Akron Zips also like to push the tempo of the game. They score 78 points per game well only giving up 71.7 points against.
The Zips are led by Isaiah Johnson. He is averaging 16.7 points, 7.3 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game. For the Zips to win the game they just need to play their game.
The Zips come into this game with a perfect 13-0 record at home.
CBB Betting Trends:
- Underdog is 6-2-1 ATS in the last 9 meetings.
- Under is 7-2-1 in the last 10 meetings.
- Under is 39-16-1 in AKR last 56 home games.
- AKR are 3-9 ATS in their last 12 home games.
Free Kent State Golden Flashes vs. Akron Zips NCAAB Prediction:
Akron is the better team and that will show when the two teams match up.
I expect the Zips to get off to the fast start and control the game.
4* Free CBB Betting Pick: Golden Flashes ATS.
Even though they win I expect a close game.
NCAAB Free Score Prediction: Akron 72 – Kent State 68
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