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Akron Zips vs West Virginia Mountaineers 11/08/2019 Predictions, Odds and Preview
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Akron Zips vs West Virginia Mountaineers 11/08/2019 – The Akron Zips were off to a good start winning their first game of the season and they will travel to battle with the West Virginia Mountainers at the WVU Coliseum in Morgantown. Though the Mountaineers will still get their feet wet, they have the advantage in this game against Akron and is predicted to win by Basketball Betting Tips Over Under.
Akron Zips vs West Virginia Mountaineers 11/08/2019
The Zips celebrated a good start winning over Malone, 81-64, to open the new season. The offense clicked for Akron Zips with the ball being distributed well and it resulted in the team to finish with 16 assists. On the defensive end, Akron was clogging the passing lanes and making it difficult for Malone to score. Xeyrius Williams was the top scorer of the game with 17 points to go along with nine boards. He got help from Channel Banks and Tyler Cheese who dropped eight three-point shots in that game. Cameron Reece and Loren Jackson also scored in double figures and each grabbed six boards each.
Players to Watch: Xeyrius Williams (17 PTS, 9 RBS, 4 BLK), Tyler Cheese (15 PTS, 3 ASTS, 3 3PM), Channel Banks (15 PTS, 4 APG, 2 RPG, 2 STL and 5 3PM).
West Virginia Mountaineers
Huggins had the worst season with the team in 12 seasons and they finished with a dismal 15-21 record and it was the only the second time they were on the losing season since he came in. This is the season that the team would love to move forward after a nightmare season. Huggins got Oscar Tshiebwe, a 6-foot-9 player, who was the Pennsylvania Gatorade Player of the Year after averaging 23.4 points and 18 rebounds per night. Miles McBride is also in the team and is expected to tandem with Tshiebwe and form a two-punch combo. Jermaine Haley is back and will play an integral part in the team. Emmitt Matthews along with Jordan McCabe and Chase Harler will round up the roster.
Players to Watch: Oscar Tshiebwe, Miles McBride, Jermaine Haley (7.1 PPG and 4.1 RPG)
Akron Zips vs West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Predictions
Zips are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games.
West Virginia Mountaineers
The total has gone OVER in 8 of West Virginia’s last 10 games.
Akron Zips vs West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Picks
Although Akron had a good start, it is predicted by Bet Basketball Game that they will be stopped by Western Virginia. The new core of Huggins will be at work and would be a marvel to see. It will be too much for Akron to handle. The Zips should be in the game but eventually, they will fall to the Mountaineers in the end.
Moneyline: Western Virginia is the heavy favorite to with on this game with a -699 moneyline.
ATS: The Akron Zips are given the moneyline of +11 in this game across the spread.
TOTALS: A Totals of 145 between the team is set with Akron going under while Idaho is the team going above.
Score Prediction: 78-69 Western Virginia.