The Akron Zips (9-4) visit the Miami (OH) RedHawks (8-7) in a matchup of MAC teams at Millett Hall, beginning at 7:00 PM ET on Friday, February 12, 2021. The Zips are 4.5-point favorites in the game, the first matchup between the squads this season. The point total in the matchup is set at 142.5.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 12, 2021, 2:16 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
RedHawks (+4.5)

The model favors the Zips by 3.0 points, just 1.5 less than the 4.5-point spread set by DraftKings.

Pick OU:
Over (142.5)

The DraftKings point total for this game is just 1.4 points lower than the model projection.

Prediction: Akron 73, Miami (OH) 70

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Examining the Over/Under

  • The Zips have an average implied point total of 76.5 this season, which is 2.5 points higher than their implied total in Friday’s game (74).
  • Akron is aiming to outscore its implied point total for this matchup (74) for the ninth time this season.
  • The RedHawks’ average implied point total on the season (73.6 points) is 4.6 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (69 points).
  • Miami (OH) has scored more than 69 points seven times this season.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

Akron and Miami (OH) Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 4.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Zips 7-4 4-2 5-6
RedHawks 6-7-1 2-2 8-6

Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Last 5 Games


Miami (OH)
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/5/2021 Kent State Win 72-61 2/6/2021 Buffalo Loss 88-64
2/2/2021 Toledo Loss 91-76 2/2/2021 Kent State Loss 77-68
1/30/2021 Ball State Win 74-42 1/30/2021 Western Michigan Win 65-56
1/26/2021 Eastern Michigan Win 86-61 1/26/2021 Toledo Loss 90-81
1/23/2021 Western Michigan Win 79-68 1/23/2021 Eastern Michigan Win 85-63

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