Akron Zips vs. Iona Gaels - 12/23/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Iona Gaels (4-5) at Akron Zips (8-2)
College Basketball: Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at 3:00 pm (South Point Arena)
The Line: Akron Zips -4.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Akron Zips will take on the Iona Gaels this Wednesday.
The Akron Zips come into this game with a 8-2 record and are currently in first in the MAC East Division. The Zips come into this game on a 4 game win streak with their most recent game being a 84-70 win over UCSB. Through 10 games this season the leading scorer for the Akron Zips has been Pat Forsythe who is averaging 11.8 points per game and 6.9 rebounds. Antino Jackson is second on the team scoring 11.7 points per game with 4.3 assists and 3.1 rebounds. The Zips will try to continue winning against Iona.
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The Iona Gaels come into this game with a 4-5 record and are currently 1st in the MAAC. Iona’s most recent game was a 80-76 loss to UCSB. Through 9 games this season the leading scorer for the Gaels has been A.J. English who is averaging 25.0 points per game and 6.8 assists. Jordan Washington is second on the team with 15.4 points per game and 5.5 rebounds. Iona will try to get back on track with a win against Akron.
Akron is 7-3-1 against the spread in their last 11 games overall. The Zips are 3-8 against the spread in their last 11 Wednesday games. Iona is 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 games following a loss. The Gaels are 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 games vs. a team with a winning percentage above .600.
The Akron Zips are coming off a win against a team that just beat Iona. Akron is the better team here and should have no problem winning this game. The Gaels just played yesterday so they might be a little tired as well. Take Akron to cover the spread.