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Wright State @ Akron

Current Records: Wright State 5-5; Akron 5-4

What to Know

The Akron Zips will square off against the Wright State Raiders at 7 p.m. ET Wednesday at James A. Rhodes Arena. Akron is out to keep their four-game home win streak alive.

While not quite a landslide, the matchup between the Zips and the Jackson State Tigers on Sunday was still a pretty decisive one as Akron wrapped it up with an 85-72 win at home.

Meanwhile, it was close but no cigar for Wright State as they fell 64-60 to the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers this past Saturday.

Akron is the favorite in this one, with an expected 7-point margin of victory. But bettors beware: they are 0-3 against the spread when favored.

Akron's victory brought them up to 5-4 while the Raiders' loss pulled them down to 5-5. A couple offensive numbers to keep in mind before tip-off: The Zips have only been able to knock down 41.40% percent of their shots, which is the 38th lowest field goal percentage in college basketball. Wright State's offense has more to brag about, as they they enter the game with a 50.40% field goal percentage, good for ninth best in college basketball. We'll see if their 9% advantage translates to a win.

How To Watch

  • When: Wednesday at 7 p.m. ET
  • Where: James A. Rhodes Arena -- Akron, Ohio
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $21.00


The Zips are a solid 7-point favorite against the Raiders, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 7-point spread, and stayed right there.

Over/Under: -110

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Series History

Akron won the only game these two teams have played in the last eight years.

  • Dec 15, 2021 - Akron 66 vs. Wright State 48