Akron at Ohio NCAA Basketball Point Spread Picks 2/2/2019
Saturday, February 2, 2019
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The Akron Zips travel to Convocation Center to play the Ohio Bobcats on Saturday, February 2, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Ohio as 1 point favorites.
Akron comes into this game with an overall record of 12-8. They currently have a point differential of 8.3 as they are averaging 71.1 points per game while giving up 62.8 per contest. Ohio has an overall record of 11-9. They are averaging 70.7 points per game and surrendering 72.2, good for a point differential of -1.5.
Valuable Akron Zips Betting Trends
The Akron Zips are 7-11-0 against the spread
The Akron Zips are 5-13-0 against the over/under
Important Ohio Bobcats Betting Trends
The Ohio Bobcats are 5-14-0 against the spread
The Ohio Bobcats are 7-12-0 against the over/under
Key Akron Zips Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Ohio Bobcats Injuries
01/23/19 G James Gollon Achilles is out for season
01/13/19 F Mason McMurray Hip is out for season
Jimond Ivey averages 13.6 points per game in 33.4 minutes per contest. He averages 3.5 assists per contest and 6.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%. Daniel Utomi comes into this contest averaging 14.1 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per night. He pulls down 5.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is at 64%.
Teyvion Kirk averages 14.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.1 rebounds per contest and 2.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 57%. Jason Carter averages 16.2 points per game while playing 30.1 minutes per contest. He grabs 6.9 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Zips allow 62.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in Division 1. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 52nd and 76th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.7 rebounds a game which ranks 297th, and they give up 10.3 assists per contest which puts them in 20th place in the NCAA. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 219th in the nation. Akron averages 71.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 244th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 8.3 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team, which has them ranked 300th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 291st in D-1. They average 36.3 rebounds per game and 12.6 assists per contest, which ranks them 146th and 249th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 311th with 11.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bobcats surrender 72.2 points per contest, which ranks them 201st in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 205th and 266th in those defensive statistics. They rank 237th with 13.8 assists allowed per contest, and 127th with 33.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bobcats are 229th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.3 per game. Ohio is 253rd in the country with 70.7 points per game this year. They are 237th in the D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is -1.5. They shoot 30% from 3-point range, which is good for 332nd in the nation. They are 47th in the country in rebounding with 38.6 boards per game and 139th in assists per contest with 14.1. The Bobcats are 42nd in turnovers per game with 15.3.
The Zips are 159th in the nation in offensive rating with 104.6. In terms of pace they are 288th in the country with 67.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 238th. As a team they are 247th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 50% of their shots, ranking 8th in Division 1. Akron is 308th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.5 times per 100 possessions.
Ohio is 59th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.1 times per 100 possessions. The Bobcats are 310th in the country in offensive rating with 96.3. In terms of pace they are 68th in Division 1 with 72.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 288th. As a team they are 315th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 276th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Akron/Ohio college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Ohio -1
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