Akron vs Western Michigan Basketball Odds

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Key Matchup Stats

The 2023-24 college basketball postseason has arrived. With tournament action on the docket, Akron and Western Michigan are set to tip-off on Friday, March 8th, 2024. Here's your chance to partake in March Madness! The end of the regular season has left us with solid trends for each team. Use the following performance insights and stats to handicap what promises to be an exciting matchup.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - Akron wound up with a 99.00 SportsBetting3.com conference power ranking for the 2023-24 college basketball regular season, while Western Michigan finished with a 95.67 power ranking.
  • Away Records - Tournament games are typically played at neutral venues, which means both teams are away from their home courts. Akron comes to this matchup with a 7-5 record as an away team, ranking them 2nd in the MAC Conference for away team wins. Their opponent, Western Michigan, finished the regular season with a 3-12 record as an away team, ranking them 6th in the MAC Conference for away team wins.
  • Conference Win Percentage - Akron finished 1st (0.765) in the MAC Conference, with Western Michigan ending up 5th (0.471) for their conference win percentage in the 2023 MAC Conference.
  • Overall Win Percentage - Akron had a 0.700 regular season overall win percentage, with Western Michigan, notching a 0.367 overall win percentage at the end of the 2023-24 regular season.
  • Team Records - Akron tallied a 21-9 regular season overall record. Meanwhile, Western Michigan put together a 11-19 standing for 2023-24 college basketball regular season.

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Hocus pocus! Akron, 21-9, faces Western Michigan, 11-19, in March Madness matchup.

Akron, 13-4 in MAC, battles Western Michigan, 8-9 in MAC, for victory.

The tables below have the best point spread lines, total lines, and moneylines for this matchup. Bet on March Madness games at BetWay, BetRivers, and BetMGM. Review this matchup's prop bets below.

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Best Point Spread Betting Odds
Underdog

Western Michigan
Favorite

Akron
Akron has a -8.5 -110 point spread at BetRivers Array. They are the point spread favorite in this matchup. Western Michigan has a +8.5 -105 point spread at BetMGM. Western Michigan is the point spread underdog. Review how to bet on a point spread with our text and video tutorials.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetMGM has the best over line of 142.5 points. Risk $105 to win $100. BetRivers has the best under line of 142.5 points. Risk $110 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Western Michigan
Favorite

Akron
Akron is the -400 moneyline favorite. Risk $400 to win $100 on Akron at BetMGM. Western Michigan is the +320 underdog at BetRivers. Risk $100 to win $320 on Western Michigan. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the point spread for the Akron vs Western Michigan College Basketball game on Friday, March 8th, 2024?

Akron is a -8.5 -110 point spread favorite at BetRivers, while Western Michigan is a +8.5 -105 point spread underdog at BetMGM.

What is the over-under total line for the Akron vs Western Michigan College Basketball game on Friday, March 8th, 2024?

The best over line is 142.5 -105 points at BetMGM, which means you risk $105 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 142.5 -110 points at BetRivers, and that means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the moneyline for the Akron vs Western Michigan College Basketball game on Friday, March 8th, 2024?

Akron is a -400 moneyline favorite at BetMGM and Western Michigan is a +320 moneyline underdog at BetRivers.

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Underdog Western Michigan - Western Michigan bettors risk $100 to win $90.91 at -110 odds.

A +8.5 Western Michigan underdog bet wins if they lose by 8 or fewer, tie, or win outright. Your bet loses if they lose by 9 or more.

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

A -8.5 Akron favorite bet wins if they win by 9 or more. Your bet loses if they win by 8 or fewer, tie, or lose outright.

Akron at Western Michigan Prop Bets

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Team Standings

2023-2024 College Basketball Regular Season Standings - Akron, Western Michigan
Team W-L Win% Home Away Conf CGB Conf% Strk
Akron24-110.68613-17-613-5+10.722L1
Western Michigan12-200.3757-73-129-9+50.500L1

Akron & Western Michigan 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

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Western Michigan Championship Odds

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Akron & Western Michigan Team Pages

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How to Bet on the Game

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How to Bet on the Akron vs Western Michigan College Basketball Game

  1. Open a new sports betting account before game time.

    Review our list of sports betting sites. Open a new account before the game starts on Friday, March 8th, 2024 at 6:00 pm EST, making sure to enter all your personal details correctly. Don't forget to add your bonus code.

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  3. Tap to the sportsbook's College Basketball page, look for the Akron vs Western Michigan Game.

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  4. Choose your bet and place a wager.

    Choose your bet and then use the funds you deposited to place a wager. The sportsbook will pay your winnings or deduct a losing wager from your account balance after the game.

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