Boston University Terriers vs Loyola Greyhounds Odds
Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Reitz Arena Tuesday as host Loyola looks to handle the Boston University Terriers in NCAA hoops action.
The Greyhounds sit at 21-11 (14-12 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Terriers are currently 17-12 (1-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Loyola is 13-7-1 OU, and Boston University is 0-2 OU.
The Greyhounds were listed as 6.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Greyhounds at No. 99 and the Terriers at No. 141 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 71-69 result in favor of the Greyhounds.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Terriers rank No. 279 in NCAA Division 1 with 32.2 per game. That compares with Loyola’s No. 180 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Loyola is college basketball's No. 335-ranked team at 4.1 per game, while the Terriers rate No. 23 with 8.1 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Boston University owns the country's No. 81-rated mark, allowing 65.9 points per game on the highway. Loyola, on the other hand, rates No. 254 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Boston University was a 71-55 loser at home against Stony Brook. Boston University got 13 points from Maurice Watson Jr. but lost anyway, 71-55, to Stony Brook on Thursday at Case Gymnasium.
Last time out for Loyola, they were a 55-52 loser as they battled Manhattan at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 3-point favorite. Loyola got 14 points from Dylon Cormier but lost anyway, 55-52, to Manhattan on Saturday at MassMutual Center.
Loyola Greyhounds Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
After playing Manhattan are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3
A few Terriers at Greyhounds trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Loyola's last 5 games
Loyola is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games