At 12:00 ET, it’s a week 13 NCAAF battle between the Zips and Bobcats at InfoCision Stadium. Don’t miss it on CBSS as the game takes place on Friday, November 24th. The Bobcats are set as 14 point favorites on the road in this Mid-American showdown. Can they pull off a road win and cover the spread?
OHIO BOBCATS VS AKRON ZIPS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Akron Zips +14
This game will be played at InfoCision Stadium at 12:00 ET on Friday, November 24th.
WHY BET THE AKRON ZIPS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 28-15 in favor of Ohio.
- Even though we have Ohio winning straight-up, we like Akron at +14.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 41 points, and we like the over with a projected 43 points.
Can the Bobcats Lock in a Win at Akron?
So far, the Ohio Bobcats are 8-3, including going 3-2 on the road and 4-1 at home.
Heading into this week’s matchup with Akron, the Bobcats have been favored in seven games and the underdog in three. Their ATS mark coming into the game is 6-4.
Ohio has an over/under record of 4-6 so far this season. On average their games have combined for 38.3 points with the average over/under line being 47.2 points.
As they prepare to face the Akron, the Bobcats’ offense is averaging 135.6 rushing yards per game and 3 yards per attempt. Nationally, they are 91st in rushing yards and 84th in passing yards, on an average of 210.8 yards per matchup. Ohio has averaged 22.7 points per game so far. This figure places them 77th in the nation.
Ohio’s defense enters the game ranked 185th in passing yards allowed per game. Opponents throw the ball an average of 27.2 times against the Bobcats. They have given up 15.5 PPG, which ranks 53rd in college football. In terms of rushing yards allowed, they stand at 22nd in the NCAA.
Will the Zips Exceed Expectations at Home?
With a 2-9 record, the Akron Zips take on Ohio. Their road record so far is (0-5) and at home (1-1).
Akron’s average scoring differential for the season is -11.8 leading to an ATS mark of 2-4-1. The Zips have been favored one time and the underdog in six game
In 11 games played, the average over/under line for Akron’s games has been set at 44.4 points. These contests have seen an average combined score of 44.7 points, resulting in an OU record of 3-4.
Akron’s offense has put up an average of 16.5 points per game, placing them 103rd in the NCAA rankings. Through the air, they’ve gained 201.2 passing yards on average, ranking 90th in the nation. On the ground, they’re holding the 126th position in rushing yards, with 323 rushing attempts per game this season.
This season, the Zips’ defense has allowed 145.9 rushing yards per contest, placing them 138th. Opponents are averaging 185.4 passing yards, and opposing quarterbacks hold a passer rating of 90.7 when facing Akron. They currently hold the 38th spot in NCAA points allowed.