Loyola of Chicago Ramblers vs Detroit Titans Odds
The Detroit Titans will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Loyola of Chicago Ramblers at Calihan Hall on Tuesday in NCAA hoops play.
The Ramblers will try to spoil to the party on Tuesday; they are 12-14 ATS against the number this season, while the Titans are 10-13-1 ATS. Loyola of Chicago is 15-7 on the totals; Detroit is 15-7.
Sportsbooks (including ) had the Titans installed as 12.5-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 135-ranked Titans and the No. 242-rated Ramblers in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 77-70 win for the Titans on Tuesday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Detroit's No. 7-ranked offense, averaging 79 PPG, against a Ramblers defense that ranks No. 71 at 62 PPG. The Titans field goal percentage has averaged 45.7% so far, more than the Ramblers marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.8% per game.
Defensively, Loyola of Chicago features the nation's No. 17-rated defense on the road, allowing 60.1 points per game. Detroit, meanwhile, comes in at No. 4 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Loyola of Chicago, they were a 70-63 loser as they battled Kent State at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 1.5-point favorite. Christian Thomas was dynamite, scoring 31 points and adding 11 rebounds but Kent State still won, 70-63, over Loyola of Chicago on Saturday at Joseph J. Gentile Center.
Detroit was a 94-79 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Wichita State. They failed to cover the 6.5-point spread as underdogs. Ray McCallum went off for 29 points and added 3 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Wichita State handed Detroit a 94-79 defeat at Charles Koch Arena.
Loyola of Chicago Ramblers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Cleveland State are 5-5
After playing Kent State are 2-0
After a loss are 3-7
Detroit Titans Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3
A few Ramblers at Titans trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Loyola of Chicago's last 6 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Loyola of Chicago is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Loyola of Chicago is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Loyola of Chicago
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Loyola of Chicago
Detroit is 21-2 SU in its last 23 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Detroit's last 8 games
Loyola of Chicago home to Cleveland State, Saturday, March 2
Detroit at Temple, Thursday, February 28