Akron vs UCLA 3/17/22 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions
The #4 seed UCLA Bruins will get set to take on the #14 seed Akron Zips at the Moda Center in Portland, OR. The Bruins finished the season 25-7 and lost to Arizona in the Pac-12 tournament. UCLA has won eight of their lasriding a t ten games heading into the big dance.
The UCLA Bruins are 4th best in the country with 9.2 turnovers per game. The Bruins finished the season ranked 13th. UCLA has four players who average double digit points per game. Johnny Juzang leads the team with 16.2 points per game.
The Akron Zips clinched their berth to the tournament when they beat Kent State for the MAC title. Enrique Freeman led Akron in the title game and scored 23 points and grabbed 8 rebounds. Freeman is averaging 10.2 points per game.
Akron went 24-9 on the season. The Zips have won eight of their last ten games. Ali Ali leads Akron on the year with 14.2 points per game.
Both the Akron Zips and the UCLA Bruins have covered the spread in seven of their last ten games. The Zips are double digit underdogs and come into this game playing very good basketball. Take the free points in this game. Final Score Prediction, UCLA Bruins win but the Akron Zips cover ATS 81-75.