College Insider Tournament - Loyola Greyhounds visit East Carolina Pirates in college basketball clash

Loyola GreyhoundsEast Carolina Pirates
March 26, 7:00 PM | Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum

Loyola Greyhounds vs East Carolina Pirates Odds

23-11TEAM RECORD20-12

The East Carolina Pirates host Loyola on Tuesday, looking to build on their 20-12 mark against the 23-11 Greyhounds in college hoops action at Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum.

The Greyhounds will try to spoil to the party on Tuesday; they are 15-13 ATS against the number this season, while the Pirates are 13-10-2 ATS. Loyola is 13-9-1 on the totals; East Carolina is 16-5-1.

View Loyola vs East Carolina Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Pirates at No. 121 and the Greyhounds at No. 99 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 75-74 result in favor of the Pirates.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Greyhounds rank No. 180 in NCAA Division 1 with 34.5 per game. That compares with East Carolina’s No. 108 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where East Carolina is college basketball's No. 25-ranked team at 8 per game, while the Greyhounds rate No. 332 with 4.3 per game.

Defensively, Loyola features the nation's No. 129-rated defense on the road, allowing 67.6 points per game. East Carolina, meanwhile, comes in at No. 16 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Loyola, they were a 73-59 winner as they battled Kent State at home. They covered in the match as a 4.5-point favorite. Erik Etherly scored 27 points and added 11 rebounds for a double-double, leading Loyola over Kent State, 73-59, on Sunday at Reitz Arena.

A few Greyhounds at Pirates trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Loyola's last 5 games on the road
East Carolina is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
East Carolina is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 11 of East Carolina's last 15 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of East Carolina's last 10 games at home