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Jan 2, 7:30 PM | Reitz Arena

Niagara Purple Eagles vs Loyola Greyhounds Odds


The Loyola Greyhounds host Niagara on Monday, looking to build on their 9-3 mark against the 5-9 Purple Eagles in college hoops action at Reitz Arena.

The Greyhounds bring a 9-3 record (2-4 ATS) to this tilt against the 5-9 Purple Eagles, who are 3-5-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Loyola go 2-4 so far and the Purple Eagles go 5-4.

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Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 12-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 201 (Greyhounds) and the No. 313 (Purple Eagles) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 73-65 result in favor of the Greyhounds has been projected by the scores prediction engine.


How They Match Up:
The game also pits Loyola's No. 159-ranked offense, averaging 69.2 PPG, against a Purple Eagles defense that ranks No. 325 at 77.3 PPG. The Greyhounds field goal percentage has averaged 42.5% so far, more than the Purple Eagles marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.3% per game.

Defensively, Niagara features the nation's No. 273-rated defense on the road, allowing 76.7 points per game. Loyola, meanwhile, comes in at No. 98 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Niagara was a 72-70 loser at home against St. Bonaventure. They covered the 8–point spread as underdogs. Juan'ya Green was dynamite, scoring 32 points and adding 1 rebound but St. Bonaventure still won, 72-70, over Niagara on Friday at Gallagher Center.

Loyola was a 72-67 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Bucknell. Loyola earned a 72-67 victory over Bucknell on Wednesday, getting 18 points from Erik Etherly at Sojka Pavilion.

Niagara Purple Eagles Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Iona are 4-6
After playing St. Bonaventure are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

Loyola Greyhounds Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Manhattan are 7-3
After playing Bucknell are 2-0
After a win are 8-2

A few Purple Eagles at Greyhounds trends to consider:
Niagara is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Loyola
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Niagara's last 5 games when playing on the road against Loyola
Niagara is 4-20 SU in its last 24 games on the road
Loyola is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games
Loyola is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Loyola's last 5 games when playing at home against Niagara
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Loyola's last 11 games when playing Niagara

Next up:
Niagara at Iona, Friday, January 6
Loyola home to Manhattan, Thursday, January 5