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Manhattan Jaspers vs Loyola Greyhounds Odds
Reitz Arena will host Loyola Greyhounds vs. Manhattan Jaspers action on Sunday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
Loyola will face the 12-16 Jaspers, who own a 15-11 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Greyhounds are 12-6-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Jaspers are 8-14 favoring the OVER.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Loyola sat as 8-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 105-ranked Greyhounds and the No. 226-rated Jaspers in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 66-60 win for the Greyhounds on Sunday.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Loyola's No. 176-ranked scoring average of 67.5 PPG, against a Jaspers defense rated No. 44 and allowing 60.7 PPG. The Greyhounds FG% has averaged 43.5% to date this season, more than the Jaspers shooters have managed so far (40.8% per game).
Defensively, Manhattan features the nation's No. 65-rated defense on the road, allowing 64.7 points per game. Loyola, meanwhile, comes in at No. 228 nationally in scoring at home.
Manhattan was a 34-31 winner in their most recent outing at home against Fairfield. They covered the 1.5-point spread as favorites. Manhattan earned a 34-31 victory over Fairfield on Friday, getting 11 points from Shane Richards at Draddy Gymnasium.
Loyola lost its last outing, a 90-86 result against Iona on March 1. They covered in that game as a 4.5-point underdog. Erik Etherly poured in 23 points and added 10 rebounds in a losing cause for Loyola on Friday, as the Gaels rolled to a 90-86 victory over Loyola at Hynes Athletics Center.
Manhattan Jaspers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
After playing Fairfield are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
Loyola Greyhounds Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
After playing Iona are 3-7
After a loss are 7-3
A few Jaspers at Greyhounds trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Manhattan's last 6 games on the road
Manhattan is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Loyola
Manhattan is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games on the road
Loyola is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Manhattan
Loyola is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Loyola's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Loyola's last 5 games when playing Manhattan