Akron Zips vs
Drake BulldogsPredictions & Preview
The Akron Zips are on the road playing the Drake Bulldogs at the John Gray Gymnasium stadium on Tuesday, 11/21/2023 @ 5:00pm EST. Drake is the betting favorite opening at -3 and the current line is Drake -1.5.
Bulldogs vs Zips Prediction for Today's Game
Based on recent trends and stats, the Scorecaster predicts Zips to win today's game by 10 points. This model factors in recent against the spread (ATS) trends and scoring which predicts the Drake Bulldogs to cover the 1.5 point spread and the total to go over 141.5 points.
PREDICTED SCORE: Akron 66 to Drake 76
Scorecaster algorithmic predictions factor in up-to-date player injuries for both the Akron Zips and Drake Bulldogs, including recent team & player performances and defensive & offensive matchups from recent history.
Curated Picks & Predictions
- 100% of SportsJaw players predict Drake Bulldogs to cover the spread.
- Based on the moneyline, the implied probability that Drake will win straight-up is 55%.
- Based on the current lines, Oddsmakers predict the score to be AKRON 69.25, DRAKE 72.25.
- OddsShark's prediction is Drake will win, akron will cover, and the total will go over.
- split down the middle on Covers.com
Akron Key Betting Stats
With a power ranking of 132, Akron is ranked #47 in offense (scoring an average of 85.67 per game), #201 in defense (allowing an average of 71.33 points to be scored against them per game) and are 3-1 (0-3 ATS) this season.
Offensively, the Bulldogs hit an average of 50.28% of their field goals (ranked #42) and 75.44% of their free throws (ranked #73) and makes an average of 39.02% of their three pointers ranked #45 in the NCAAB). They average 32.00 rebounds per game (ranked # 319) and average 17.33 offensive assists and 9.00 turnovers per game (ranked # 48 and 26 respectively).
Defensively speaking, Akron allows an average of 47.16% field goals (ranked #312) and 71.79% free throws (ranked #229 in the NCAAB) The Bulldogs allow an average of 30.77% of the three pointers (ranked #148) and averages 32.67 defensive rebounds per game (ranked # 32.67) Finally, the Bulldogs average 9.33 defensive assists and 15.33 turnovers per game (ranked # 39 and 77 respectively).
Drake Key Betting Stats
Drake Bulldogs has a power ranking of 86 and are #44 for offense (scoring an average of 86.00 per game), #71 for defense (giving up an average of 64.00 points per game) and 4-1 (2-2 ATS) overall. Akron went 1-2 (1-1-1 ATS) in their last 3 matchups against Drake.
For offense, the Zips hit an average of 48.98% of their field goals (ranked #63) and 73.97% of their free throws (ranked #97) and makes an average of 40.00% of their three pointers (ranked #28 in the NCAAB). They average 40.75 rebounds per game (ranked # 85) and average 16.75 offensive assists and 14.25 turnovers per game (ranked # 59) and 273 respectively).
On defense, Drake allows an average of 41.45% field goals (ranked #167) and 62.96% free throws (ranked #45 in the NCAAB) The Zips allow an average of 33.73% of the three pointers (ranked #240) and averages 29.00 defensive rebounds per game (ranked # 29.00) Finally, the Zips average 12.50 defensive assists and 15.75 turnovers per game (ranked # 192 and 61 respectively).
- Akron has advantage in regards to ball control (factoring in rebounds and turnovers).
- The Scorecaster model predicts the Drake Bulldogs to cover the 1.5 point spread and the total to go over 141.5 points.
Written by SportsJaw Staff
Categorized as NCAAB Predictions
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