How to Watch Akron Zips vs. Buffalo Bulls: Live Stream or on TV

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How to Watch Akron Zips vs. Buffalo Bulls: Live Stream or on TV


The Akron Zips (21-10, 13-5 MAC) will attempt to continue a three-game home win streak when they square off against the Buffalo Bulls (15-16, 9-9 MAC) on March 9, 2023 at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.

Akron dropped its most recent game to Kent State, 89-84 in OT, on Friday. Sammy Hunter led the way with 26 points, plus two boards and zero assists. In its most recent game, Buffalo beat Miami (OH) on Friday, 68-63. Isaiah Adams scored a team-high 16 points (and added one assist and five boards).

When is Akron vs. Buffalo and when does it start?

This contest between the Zips and Bulls will take place on Thursday, March 9, 2023. You can expect the opening tip at 6:30 PM ET.

Where to Watch Akron vs. Buffalo

The Zips and Bulls will hit the hardwood at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse for this matchup on March 9, and if you want to see the action live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on ESPN+.

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Akron Zips vs. Buffalo Bulls Game Preview

Akron Stats, Odds & Insights

Akron has a +236 scoring differential, topping opponents by 7.6 points per game. It is putting up 73.8 points per game to rank 127th in college basketball and is allowing 66.2 per contest to rank 66th in college basketball.

The Zips are averaging 73.8 points, only 3.1 fewer than the 76.9 the Bulls allow.

Akron knocks down 2.5 more threes per game than the opposition, 9.0 (38th in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 6.5.

The Zips average 79.9 points per game in home games, compared to 69.8 points per game in away games, a difference of 10.1 points per contest.

Akron has been racking up 78.2 points per contest in its last 10 times on the court, an average that’s a little higher than the 73.8 it has scored over the course of the 2022-23 campaign.

Buffalo Stats, Odds & Insights

Buffalo scores 77.5 points per game (49th in college basketball) and gives up 76.9 (342nd in college basketball) for a +20 scoring differential overall.

The Bulls post 11.3 more points per game (77.5) than the Zips give up (66.2).

Buffalo connects on 7.0 three-pointers per game (231st in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 7.1. It shoots 32.2% from deep, and its opponents shoot 34.6%.

The Bulls are scoring more points at home (82.2 per game) than away (74.6).

Over its previous 10 games, Buffalo is averaging 73.0 points per contest, compared to its season average of 77.5.

Zips Key Players to Watch

Zips Leaders
Xavier Castaneda 29 21.4 4.2 2.9 1.0 0.1 3.5
Enrique Freeman 31 16.5 11.1 2.0 0.6 1.1 0.0
Trendon Hankerson 31 8.9 3.9 2.1 0.8 0.5 2.2
Sammy Hunter 31 8.0 2.7 0.5 0.2 0.1 1.5
Greg Tribble 30 6.4 2.7 2.3 0.8 0.2 0.0

Bulls Key Players to Watch

Bulls Leaders
Curtis Jones 30 15.0 4.9 3.1 1.3 0.1 2.4
Zid Powell 28 12.1 3.9 2.6 1.8 0.4 0.5
Isaiah Adams 31 11.7 5.0 1.4 0.7 0.5 1.9
LaQuill Hardnett 30 10.8 7.2 1.2 0.9 0.4 0.7
Armoni Foster 30 8.3 1.8 4.0 1.1 0.1 0.4

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Author: Andy Molitor

Andy has been involved in sports betting on and off his entire adult life and has been creating content surrounding it for the past five years. While the NFL is his first love, he also bets hundreds of college basketball games every winter and loves sweating golf DFS during the football offseason.