Buffalo vs Akron: College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – March 2, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on March 2, 2021 - Last Updated on March 5, 2021

The Buffalo Bulls (12-7) are favored (-6) to extend a three-game win streak when they host the Akron Zips (14-6) at 2:00 PM ET on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at Alumni Arena. The over/under is 158.5 for the matchup.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 2, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Bulls (-6)

Our computers expect the same result as DraftKings, but have the Bulls winning by a considerably greater margin (9.5 points). Take the Bulls.

Pick OU:
Under (158.5)

In this game, the model projects a total (152.5 points) slightly lower than the DraftKings over/under (158.5 points).

Prediction: Buffalo 81, Akron 72

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 average implied total for the Bulls this season is 81.2 points, 0.8 fewer points than their implied total of 82 points in Tuesday’s game.
  • So far this season, Buffalo has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (82) 10 times.
  • The 76.2-point average implied total on the season for the Zips is 0.2 more points than the team’s 76-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Akron has totaled more than 76 points in 11 games this season.

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

Buffalo and Akron Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 6+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Bulls 12-6 6-1 10-8
Zips 11-7 4-2 10-8

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

Last 5 Games


Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/27/2021 Ohio Win 86-66 2/26/2021 Bowling Green Loss 83-71
2/25/2021 Central Michigan Win 85-73 2/23/2021 Ohio Loss 90-73
2/23/2021 Northern Illinois Win 102-74 2/19/2021 Ball State Win 88-79
2/19/2021 Toledo Loss 80-70 2/16/2021 Northern Illinois Win 81-76
2/12/2021 Western Michigan Win 86-54 2/12/2021 Miami (OH) Win 83-76

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