Akron vs Ball State Basketball Odds

The Zips will play the Cardinals on Tuesday, January 9th, 2024. Your timezone's tip off time is 7:00 pm EST. Check local listings or your nearest streaming app for coverage.

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Key Matchup Stats

Looking into the second half of the 2023-24 college basketball season, Akron and Ball State are set to hit the hardwood on Tuesday, January 9th, 2024. Luckily, we have some clear performance trends emerging now that each team has more than a dozen games under their belts. Use the following data to help analyze this matchup and to place an intelligent wager on its ultimate outcome.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - With the 2023-24 season in full stride, Akron currently has a 99.67 conference power ranking, while the SportsBetting3.com conference power ranking for Ball State is 97.33.
  • Away Akron - Akron starts this game with a 3-1 record as an away team, ranking them 1st in the MAC Conference for away team wins.
  • Home Ball State - Ball State meets Akron boasting a 7-1 record as a home team. They currently rank 1st in the MAC Conference for home team wins.
  • Conference Win Percentage - Akron currently ranks 1st (1.000) in the MAC Conference, with Ball State now standing 3rd (0.000) for their conference win percentage in the 2023 MAC Conference for the 2023-24 college basketball season.
  • Overall Win Percentage - Akron has a 0.714 overall win percentage, with Ball State, matching up with a 0.571 overall win percentage.
  • Team Records - Akron currently possesses 10-4 regular season overall record. Meanwhile, Ball State has tallied a 8-6 standing as the 2023-24 college basketball season continues to unfold.

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Ladies and gentlemen, gather 'round for a magical clash on January 9th, 2024! The mighty Akron, with a 10-4 overall standing, faces the valiant Ball State, standing at 8-6.

In the realm of college basketball, conference records determine tournament seeds. Akron boasts a 2-0 MAC Conference standing, while Ball State struggles at 0-2.

Akron, with their recent 2-game winning streak, arrives with confidence. Meanwhile, Ball State has sadly stumbled, enduring a 4-game losing streak.

For the best point spread, total, and moneylines, review the tables below. And fear not, for you can bet on college basketball legally at BetRivers, BetMGM, and BetWay!

Behold, the futures odds and current standings of each team have been listed below. Anticipation fills the air as Akron, the away team, enters the domain of Ball State. Will they maintain their winning streak, or will Ball State rise from their losing slump? The outcome lies in the hands of the basketball gods.

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Best Point Spread Betting Odds
Underdog

Ball State
Favorite

Akron
Akron has a -7 -110 point spread at BetRivers VA. They are the point spread favorite in this matchup. Ball State has a +7.5 -115 point spread at BetMGM VA. Ball State is the point spread underdog. Review how to bet on a point spread with our text and video tutorials.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetRivers has the best over line of 137.5 points. Risk $110 to win $100. BetRivers has the best under line of 137.5 points. Risk $110 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Ball State
Favorite

Akron
Akron is the -300 moneyline favorite. Risk $300 to win $100 on Akron at BetMGM. Ball State is the +245 underdog at BetRivers. Risk $100 to win $245 on Ball State. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the point spread for the Akron vs Ball State College Basketball game on Tuesday, January 9th, 2024?

Akron is a -7 -110 point spread favorite at BetRivers, while Ball State is a +7.5 -115 point spread underdog at BetMGM.

What is the over-under total line for the Akron vs Ball State College Basketball game on Tuesday, January 9th, 2024?

The best over line is 137.5 -110 points at BetRivers, which means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 137.5 -110 points at BetRivers, and that means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the moneyline for the Akron vs Ball State College Basketball game on Tuesday, January 9th, 2024?

Akron is a -300 moneyline favorite at BetMGM and Ball State is a +245 moneyline underdog at BetRivers.

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Underdog Ball State - Ball State bettors risk $100 to win $90.91 at -110 odds.

A +7 Ball State underdog bet wins if they lose by 6 or fewer, tie, or win outright. The bet pushes if they lose by 7. Your bet loses if they lose by 8 or more.

Favorite Akron - Akron bettors risk $100 to win $90.91 at -110 odds.

A -7 Akron favorite bet wins if they win by 8 or more. The bet pushes if they win by 7. Your bet loses if they win by 6 or fewer, tie, or lose outright.

Akron at Ball State Prop Bets

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Akron
Ball State
Tie
End of 2nd Half Result
1/09/24 7:00pm EST
-295+275+1200Bet
Akron
Team Total Points
AKR at BALL
1/09/24 7:00pm EST
72.5 o -11072.5 u -121Bet
Ball State
Team Total Points
AKR at BALL
1/09/24 7:00pm EST
65.5 o -11465.5 u -117Bet

Team Standings

2023-2024 College Basketball Regular Season Standings - Akron, Ball State
Team W-L Win% Home Away Conf CGB Conf% Strk
Akron24-110.68613-17-613-5+10.722L1
Ball State15-160.4849-76-87-11+70.389L1

Akron & Ball State Futures Odds

Latest College Basketball Championship odds, if available, for each team. Review March Madness odds for other teams and learn how to bet on the college basketball tournament. Also be sure to read Ron Halfback's Final Four write-up.

Akron Championship Odds
2024-25 Akron NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Odds

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Akron
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Ball State Championship Odds

No NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament TM Ball State YR: futures available

Akron & Ball State Team Pages

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How to Bet on the Akron vs Ball State College Basketball Game

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