The Ohio Bobcats look set to resume their season, escaping a four-game winning streak when they host Akron Zips in an important Central American conference match on Tuesday. The Bobcats (11-6), who are fourth in the MAC at 7-4, have not played in three weeks due to the coronavirus pandemic. Zips (14-4), which is the second place in the conference at. 12-3, half of the match behind first-place Toledo, has also won four in a row. Akron wins 88-79 victory over Ball State on Friday, while Ohio defeated Central Michigan 83-69 in its final game on February 2nd.
Tip from the Convocation Center in Athens, Ohio, is set for 2:00 PM ET. Zippers lead 45-40 all the time, but Ohio leads the series 25-15 in games played in Athens. The Bobcats are 1.5-point favorites in the recent Akron vs. Ohio odds from William Hill Sportsbook, while over-under for the total number of points is set at 151.5. Be sure to do so before locking in choices between Ohio and Akron see predictions and advice on college basketball from SportsLine’s proven model.
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- Akron vs. Ohio spread: Ohio -1.5
- Akron vs. Ohio over-under: 151.5 points
- AKR: The Zips have won three MAC tournament titles in the last eight seasons
- OH: Senior striker Dwight Wilson III is second in the nation in field goal percentage at 69.3 percent
Why Ohio can cover
The Bobcats have five players on average in double figures, led by junior guard Jason Preston. He leads the team with 16.4 points per. Game averages and also averages 7.2 rebounds, 7.4 assists and 1.3 steals. Preston have reached double figures 12 times, including three doubles-doubles and a triple-doubles – an 11-point, 11-assist and 10-rebound performance against Ball State on 23 January. He scored a season-high 31 points in a 77-75 loss to eighth-ranked Illinois on Nov. 27.
Wilson also has a great season and averages 15.6 points, 7.6 rebounds and 0.9 assists per game. Match. He has scored two digits 14 times with four doubles, including in the Bobcats’ last game in Central Michigan with 14 points and 10 rebounds. His highest-scoring output was a 25-point effort against Northern Illinois on January 5th.
Why Akron can cover
The Zipper, who has won 10 of their last 11 games, is led by senior guard Loren Cristian Jackson, who leads the team to score with 20.9 points per game. He also has an average of 6.7 assists, 2.7 rebounds and a steal. He connects 42 percent of his field goals, including 33 percent of his 3-pointers, and 87.5 percent of his free throws. He has reached double numbers in 17 out of 18 games, including three doubles-doubles.
Junior Guard Bryan Trimble Jr. also has an average double score of 13.4 points per game. Match and score twice in 11 of 18 games. His best scoring effort was a 26-point performance in Kent State on February 5th. He scored 25 points in a win over Central Michigan on January 21st. Trimble also averages 2.2 rebounds and 0.9 steals, and is a 94.1 percent error shooter. He also connects with 41.9 percent of his 3-pointers.
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Ohio Bobcats -1.5
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