NCAA Matchups  >>  Western Michigan Broncos vs. Akron Zips Preview 01/09/2013

The Western Michigan Broncos and the Akron Zips will both be gunning for a victory on Wednesday when they meet at James A. Rhodes Arena.
Oddsmakers currently have the Zips listed as 14-point favorites versus the Broncos, while the game's total is sitting at 143.
In their last action, Western Michigan was an 84-68 loser on the road against North Carolina State. They covered the 18.5-point spread as underdogs.
In their last action, Akron was a 91-63 winner at home against Coppin State.
Western Michigan:
Team record: 8-5 SU, 5-4 ATS

is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Akron
is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Akron

When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Ohio are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

Akron:
Team record: 9-4 SU, 5-3 ATS
Current streak: won 5 straight games.

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Western Michigan
is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Western Michigan

When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Northern Illinois are 7-3
After a win are 7-3


NEXT UP:
Western Michigan home to Ohio, Saturday, January 12
Akron at Northern Illinois, Saturday, January 12