Bowling Green Falcons vs. Akron Zips: 1/19/2021 Matchup Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on January 19, 2021

The Bowling Green Falcons (7-3) are at home in MAC play against the Akron Zips (3-3) on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 7:00 PM ET. The Falcons are 5.5-point favorites in the game, the first matchup between the squads this season. The matchup has an over/under of 148.5.

Betting Information

Bowling Green vs Akron Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Bowling Green -5.5 -112 -110 148.5 -110 -111 -245 195

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ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Bowling Green (-5.5) Over (148.5) Bowling Green 80 Akron 72

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Total Facts

  • The Falcons and their opponents have combined for 148.5 points — this matchup’s point total — in nine of 10 opportunities (90%) this season.
  • Akron and its opponents have added up to score at least 148.5 points in 50% of their games this season (three of six opportunities).
  • The two teams average a combined 14.0 more points per game (162.5) than this game’s total of 148.5 points.
  • The Falcons and the Zips have seen their opponents average a combined 2.4 more points per game than the over/under of 148.5 set in this game.
  • The average over/under the Falcons have had set in games this year is 10.2 more points than this outing’s point total.
  • The average over/under in Zips games this year is 6.2 more points than the point total of 148.5 for this outing.

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Bowling Green Betting Information

  • Bowling Green has struggled against the spread, going 3-5 on the year.
  • The Falcons have posted a losing record of 1-2 against the spread when the spread is -5.5 or higher.
  • The Falcons have failed to combine with their opponents to reach the over/under just 2 times in 8 games this season.

Akron Betting Information

  • The Zips have a losing record against the spread, going 1-3 ATS (covering only 25% of the time).
  • The Zips have not fared well as a 5.5-point underdog, going 0-2 against the spread when they are at least 5.5-point underdogs.
  • In 2 out of Zips 4 games this year, (50%) the teams have combined to hit the over.

Head to Head

Bowling Green vs Akron (Last 4 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/25/2020 Akron -1 150 -116 -106 Regular Season 78-60 BOWLGR
2/11/2020 Akron -7 149 -318 +246 Regular Season 74-59 AKRON
3/5/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 91-67 AKRON
2/19/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 73-69 BOWLGR

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Bowling Green Leaders

  • Justin Turner leads the Falcons in points and assists per game, scoring 19.5 points and distributing 5.2 assists.
  • Bowling Green’s best rebounder is Daeqwon Plowden, who averages 8.7 boards per game in addition to his 11.4 PPG average.
  • Trey Diggs contributes the most three-point shooting production for the Falcons. He knocks down 2.2 threes per game.
  • The Bowling Green steals leader is Turner, who averages 1.2 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Plowden, who compiles 0.6 rejections per contest.

Akron Leaders

  • Loren Cristian Jackson’s points (22.6 per game) and assists (7.0 per game) stat lines give him the top rebounding and assists spots on the Zips’ leaderboards.
  • Enrique Freeman is at the top of the Akron rebounding leaderboard with 8.6 rebounds per game. He also notches 8.8 points and tacks on 0.4 assists per game.
  • Jackson connects on more threes per game than any other member of the Zips, knocking down shots from deep at a rate of 3.5 per game.
  • The Zips’ leader in steals is Jackson with 0.9 per game, and Freeman is their leader in blocks with 1.4 per game.
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