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    The Western Michigan Broncos (6-12, 2-3 MAC) host the Akron Zips (12-6, 4-1 MAC) after winning three home games in a row. The Zips are favored by 7 points in the matchup, which tips at 2:30 PM ET on Saturday, January 21, 2023. The matchup’s over/under is set at 139.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Zips vs. Broncos

    • Game Day: Saturday, January 21, 2023
    • Game Time: 2:30 PM ET
    • Location: Kalamazoo, Michigan
    • Arena: University Arena
    Akron vs Western Michigan Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Akron -7 139

    Akron Betting Stats & Information

    • Akron has won all nine games when listed as the moneyline favorite this season.
    • The Zips have not yet played a game with moneyline odds of -293 or shorter.
    • The Zips’ ATS record is 6-10-0 this season.
    • The Broncos have a 5-2 record against the spread in games they were an underdog by 7 points or more this season.
    • The average over/under Akron has had set in games this season is 5.1 fewer points than this outing’s point total.

    Western Michigan Betting Stats & Info

    • Western Michigan has been the underdog in 10 games this season, and it has failed to win any of those contests.
    • The Broncos have not been a bigger underdog this season than the +232 moneyline set for this game.
    • The Broncos have a 7-8-0 record against the spread this season.
    • The Broncos have a 5-2 record against the spread this season when an underdog by 7 points or more.
    • The average over/under for Western Michigan’s games this year is 5.9 more points than the point total of 139 for this outing.

    Akron vs. Western Michigan Season Stat Comparison

    Akron Rank Akron AVG Western Michigan AVG Western Michigan Rank
    179th 71.6 Points Scored 72.1 167th
    27th 62.4 Points Allowed 72.8 274th
    102nd 33.9 Rebounds 34.6 69th
    169th 8.9 Off. Rebounds 10.7 42nd
    78th 8.5 3pt Made 8.1 112th
    200th 13.1 Assists 13.1 200th
    84th 11.3 Turnovers 12.5 210th

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Akron Zips Leaders

    • The Zips leader in points and assists is Xavier Castaneda, who scores 19.1 points per game along with 3.4 assists.
    • Enrique Freeman is Akron’s best rebounder, grabbing an average of 10.7 boards in each contest while scoring 14.7 points per game.
    • The Zips get the most three-point shooting production out of Castaneda, who makes 3.1 threes per game.

    Western Michigan Broncos Leaders

    • Lamar Norman Jr. racks up 18.6 points and tacks on 2.9 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Broncos’ leaderboards in those statistics.
    • Markeese Hastings is at the top of the Western Michigan rebounding leaderboard with 10 rebounds per game. He also racks up 7.6 points and adds 1.8 assists per game.
    • Norman is reliable from three-point range and leads the Broncos with 3.1 made threes per game.
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