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Akron Zips vs Kent State Golden Flashes 1/31/2020 Odds, Picks and Spread

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Akron Zips vs Kent State Golden Flashes 1/31/2020 Odds, Picks and Spread

Akron Zips vs Kent State Golden Flashes 1/31/2020 – Kent State Golden Flashes are on back-to-back wins after a three-game losing streak. They hope to even things out as they have the Akron Zips next on their schedule. They will be hosting the game on Friday, January 31 at the Memorial A&C Center in Kent, Ohio. CBS Sports Network owns the broadcast rights for this game and they will be airing it live at 7:00 pm Eastern Time while SofaScore is the online live streaming option. Golden Flashes are seen by Best Sports Book to come out of this game with a victory.

Akron Zips vs Kent State Golden Flashes 1/31/2020

When: Friday, January 31, 6:30 PM ET
Where: Memorial A & C Center, Kent, Ohio
TV: CBS Sports Network
Stream: Sofascore

Akron Zips vs Kent State Golden Flashes 1/31/2020

Akron Zips +2 (-110) 149 o (-115) +125
Kent State Golden Flashes -2 (-110) 149 u (-115) -145
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Akron Zips

After winning back-to-back games the Akron Zips fell short to the Buffalo Bulls by just three points, 74-77. In that match, Loren Christian Jackson did 28 points, six assists and five three-pointers. He was perfect from the free-throw line with 11-of-11 but his flaw was committing six turnovers.  Xeyrius Williams had a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds while Tyler Cheese and Channel Banks had double-figure contributions. They fell short but they just need to improve on closing out games if they hope to improve on their record.

Players to watch: L. Jackson G (21 GP 33.6 MIN 19 PTS 2.9 REB 5.1 AST 1.1 STL 0 BLK 2.3 TO 47 FG% 87.8 FT% 46 3P%), T. Cheese G (21 GP 29.4 MIN 15.7 PTS 4.2 REB 3.3 AST 0.9 STL 0.3 BLK 2.7 TO 44.8 FG% 80.5 FT% 36 3P%), X. Williams F (21 GP 30.7 MIN 14.5 PTS 9.5 REB 1.4 AST 0.8 STL 1.1 BLK 1.6 TO 39.7 FG% 89.7 FT% 34.8 3P%).

Kent State Golden Flashes

The Kent State Golden Flashes hope to carry the momentum from their back-to-back victories against the Buffalo Bulls and the lates were against the Toledo Rockets. In their last game, they lost by 13 points and their best player was Troy Simmons who had 25 points, five rebounds and four three-pointers. Antonio Wiliams contributed with 21 points, four assists and two blocks while Danny Pippen had a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds along will two blocks. In their next game, they need a better game from Anthony Roberts who just did 25% from the field.

Players to watch: D. Pippen F (21 GP 29 MIN 14 PTS 6.8 REB 1.6 AST 0.5 STL 1.9 BLK 2 TO 40.9 FG% 75.9 FT% 31.5 3P%), A. Williams G (19 GP 28.9 MIN 13.9 PTS 3.3 REB 3.8 AST 1.1 STL 0.4 BLK 2.6 TO 52.2 FG% 65.6 FT% 46.4 3P%), T. Simons G (21 GP 31.5 MIN 13.5 PTS 3.5 REB 2 AST 1.4 STL 0.3 BLK 1.1 TO 42 FG% 85.7 FT% 40.4 3P%).

Akron Zips vs Kent State Golden Flashes Betting Predictions


Akron Zips

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Akron’s last 6 games.
Akron is 12-3 SU in their last 15 games.
Zips are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
Akron is 1-5 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Kent State.
Zips are 13-6 ATS in their last 19 games against an opponent in the Mid-American conference.

Kent State Golden Flashes

Kent State is 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Kent State’s last 13 games.
Golden Flashes are 14-6 SU in their last 20 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Kent State’s last 8 games against Akron.
Kent State is 13-1 SU in their last 14 games at home.

Akron Zips vs Kent State Golden Flashes Betting Picks

The Golden Flashes have a good core of athletes that will defend their home court and it is also seen by Sports Betting that they have the upper hand in this game against the Akron Zips. It should be a good game but the Zips are very much capable to beat the Golden Flashes as well. 

Moneyline: Zips carry the ML of +125 if they win this game on the road. Meanwhile, Golden Flashes are at -145.

Spread: It is just two points across the spread for this game. -2 will be the Golden Flashes while Zips are at +2.

Total: It is 149 points on the total for this match with Akron the team going over while Kent State is on opposite at under.

Score Prediction: 76-73, Golden Flashes.