College Basketball Matchup - Loyola Greyhounds Albany Great Danes Odds Preview
Albany Great Danes vs Loyola Greyhounds Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Loyola vs Albany battle Sunday at Mohegan Sun Arena as the Greyhounds look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
The game is being played at Mohegan Sun Arena, which makes it technically a neutral site match.
The Great Danes will try to spoil to the party on Sunday; they are 0-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Greyhounds are 1-1 ATS. Albany is 0-0 on the totals; Loyola is 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 147-rated Greyhounds and the No. 253-ranked Great Danes, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 75-62 result in favor of the Greyhounds.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Loyola's No. 149-ranked offense, averaging 71.2 PPG, against a Great Danes defense that ranks No. 208 at 67.2 PPG. The Greyhounds field goal percentage has averaged 45.7% so far, more than the Great Danes marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.2% per game.
Defensively, Albany features the nation's No. 216-rated defense on the road, allowing 72 points per game. Loyola, meanwhile, comes in at No. 168 nationally in scoring at home.
Albany was a 62-59 winner in their most recent outing at home against UMKC. They failed to cover the 8-point spread as favorites. Albany earned a 62-59 victory over UMKC on Saturday, getting 24 points from Jacob Iati at Mohegan Sun Arena.
Loyola was a 65-49 winner in its last match at home against Norfolk State. They covered the 8.5-point spread as favorites. Loyola earned a 65-49 victory over Norfolk State on Saturday, getting 19 points from Dylon Cormier at Mohegan Sun Arena.
Albany at South Carolina State, Tuesday, November 20
Loyola at Rhode Island, Friday, November 23