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Canisius Golden GriffinsLoyola Greyhounds
Jan 7, 12:00 PM | Reitz Arena

Canisius Golden Griffins vs Loyola Greyhounds Odds


Canisius travels to Loyola on Saturday, hoping to boost its 3-11 record with a victory over the Greyhounds.

Loyola battles the Golden Griffins, currently sitting with a 3-11 mark (5-7 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 2-6 for the Greyhounds and 6-6 for the Golden Griffins.

View Canisius vs Loyola Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had the Greyhounds installed as 12.5-point favorites in this particular matchup

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 302-rated Canisius taking on the No. 201-rated Greyhounds in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 70-59 win for the Greyhounds on Saturday.


How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Loyola has the nation's No. 181-rated offensive output, at 68 PPG. The visiting Golden Griffins defense ranks No. 316 allowing on average 75.2 PPG. The Greyhounds FG% has averaged 41.4% so far, more than the Golden Griffins marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.8% per game.

Defensively, Canisius features the nation's No. 318-rated defense on the road, allowing 80.4 points per game. Loyola, meanwhile, comes in at No. 199 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Canisius was a 65-61 loser on the road against Saint Peter's. They covered the 8.5–point spread as underdogs. Canisius got 15 points from Alshwan Hymes but lost anyway, 65-61, to Saint Peter's on Thursday at Yanitelli Center.

Loyola was a 61-60 winner in their most recent outing at home against Manhattan. They failed to cover the 6–point spread as favorites. The Greyhounds grabbed a 61-60 win over the Jaspers on Thursday, behind a 11-point effort from Dylon Cormier at Reitz Arena.

Canisius Golden Griffins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Marist are 3-7
After playing Saint Peter's are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7

Loyola Greyhounds Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Fairfield are 3-7
After playing Manhattan are 4-6
After a win are 7-3

A few Golden Griffins at Greyhounds trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Canisius's last 7 games when playing on the road against Loyola
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Canisius's last 7 games on the road
Canisius is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Loyola's last 7 games when playing at home against Canisius
Loyola is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Loyola is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games
Loyola is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Canisius

Next up:
Canisius home to Marist, Friday, January 13
Loyola at Fairfield, Friday, January 13