Buffalo vs Akron Basketball Odds

The Bulls will play the Zips on Friday, January 12th, 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, Buffalo and Akron are set to hit the hardwood on Friday, January 12th, 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, Buffalo currently has a 96.00 conference power ranking, while the SportsBetting3.com conference power ranking for Akron is 99.67.
  • Away Buffalo - Buffalo starts this game with a 1-3 record as an away team, ranking them 4th in the MAC Conference for away team wins.
  • Home Akron - Akron meets Buffalo boasting a 6-0 record as a home team. They currently rank 3rd in the MAC Conference for home team wins.
  • Conference Win Percentage - Buffalo currently ranks 3rd (0.333) in the MAC Conference, with Akron now standing 1st (1.000) for their conference win percentage in the 2023 MAC Conference for the 2023-24 college basketball season.
  • Overall Win Percentage - Buffalo has a 0.133 overall win percentage, with Akron, matching up with a 0.733 overall win percentage.
  • Team Records - Buffalo currently possesses 2-13 regular season overall record. Meanwhile, Akron has tallied a 11-4 standing as the 2023-24 college basketball season continues to unfold.

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Ladies and gentlemen, gather 'round for an enchanting clash on the basketball court! On Friday, January 12th, 2024, the mighty Buffalo Bulls will journey to Akron to face the ferocious Akron Zips. Magic shall unfold as these teams collide!

Take heed, for the Bulls stand at a 2-13 overall record this season. Meanwhile, the Zips have soared to an impressive 11-4 overall standing. Conference play is upon us, and these records hold the key to coveted tournament seeds.

Buffalo, with a 1-2 MAC Conference standing, seeks redemption. Alas, their past battles have brought them naught but sorrow, as they have succumbed to defeat in their last two games. In contrast, the Zips have triumphed in their last three battles, boasting a flawless 3-0 MAC Conference standing.

Review the tables below to find the best point spread, total, and moneylines for this game. Remember, my friends, you can bet on college basketball legally at BetRivers, BetMGM, and BetWay. The magic of the game awaits your wager!

But wait, there is more! We've also listed each team's futures odds and current standings below. Witness the power of numbers and let them guide your predictions. Will the Bulls rise above their misfortunes, or shall the Zips continue their victorious march? Only time will reveal the answer, my friends. Let the game begin!

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Best Point Spread Betting Odds
Underdog

Buffalo
Favorite

Akron
Akron has a -16 -110 point spread at BetRivers VA. They are the point spread favorite in this matchup. Buffalo has a +16.5 -110 point spread at BetMGM. Buffalo 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 $110 to win $100. BetRivers has the best under line of 143 points. Risk $110 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Buffalo
Favorite

Akron
Akron is the -2000 moneyline favorite. Risk $2,000 to win $100 on Akron at BetMGM. Buffalo is the +1050 underdog at BetRivers. Risk $100 to win $1,050 on Buffalo. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the point spread for the Buffalo vs Akron College Basketball game on Friday, January 12th, 2024?

Akron is a -16 -110 point spread favorite at BetRivers, while Buffalo is a +16.5 -110 point spread underdog at BetMGM.

What is the over-under total line for the Buffalo vs Akron College Basketball game on Friday, January 12th, 2024?

The best over line is 142.5 -110 points at BetMGM, which means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 143 -110 points at BetRivers, and that means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the moneyline for the Buffalo vs Akron College Basketball game on Friday, January 12th, 2024?

Akron is a -2000 moneyline favorite at BetMGM and Buffalo is a +1050 moneyline underdog at BetRivers.

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

A +16 Buffalo underdog bet wins if they lose by 15 or fewer, tie, or win outright. The bet pushes if they lose by 16. Your bet loses if they lose by 17 or more.

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

A -16 Akron favorite bet wins if they win by 17 or more. The bet pushes if they win by 16. Your bet loses if they win by 15 or fewer, tie, or lose outright.

Buffalo at Akron Prop Bets

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Team Standings

2023-2024 College Basketball Regular Season Standings - Buffalo, Akron
Team W-L Win% Home Away Conf CGB Conf% Strk
Akron20-80.71412-07-512-3-0.800L1
Buffalo4-240.1432-102-112-13+100.133L2

Buffalo & Akron 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.

Buffalo Championship Odds

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

Akron Championship Odds
2023-24 Akron NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Odds

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Buffalo & Akron Team Pages

Review each team's futures odds, betting bonuses, current standings and other valuable information on our exclusive team betting odds pages. Team betting odds and stats update throughout the season:

How to Bet on the Game

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How to Bet on the Buffalo vs Akron 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, January 12th, 2024 at 7:00 pm EST, making sure to enter all your personal details correctly. Don't forget to add your bonus code.

  2. Visit the sportsbook’s cashier, banking, or deposit page.

    Navigate to the sportsbook's deposit page. Use your Visa card or MasterCard, or deposit with a bank transfer, or other methods like Paypal.

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