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Loyola Greyhounds home to Fairfield Stags in NCAA Basketball betting action

Fairfield StagsLoyola Greyhounds
Jan 11, 7:00 PM | Reitz Arena

Fairfield Stags vs Loyola Greyhounds Odds


Loyola looks to cover the Greyhounds-Stags pointspread on Friday and improve its overall 11-5 mark when they host Fairfield in college basketball wagering action.

Supporters of the Stags have watched them go 10-6 and 6-7-2 ATS on the year, while the Greyhounds are at 11-5 and 6-4 ATS. In totals betting, the Greyhounds are 3-1-1, while the Stags have a 3-7 mark.

View Fairfield vs Loyola Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Greyhounds installed as 3.5-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 125 (Greyhounds) and the No. 247 (Stags) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 67-65 result in favor of the Greyhounds has been projected by the scores prediction engine.


How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Loyola has the nation's No. 231-rated offensive output, at 65.5 PPG. The visiting Stags defense ranks No. 73 allowing on average 61.2 PPG. The Greyhounds FG% has averaged 42.2% so far, less than the Stags marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.5% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Fairfield owns the country's No. 36-rated mark, allowing 61.3 points per game on the highway. Loyola, on the other hand, rates No. 243 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Fairfield was a 71-67 loser on the road against Niagara. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as underdogs. Fairfield suffered a 71-67 loss against Niagara on Saturday, getting 13 points from Derek Needham in a losing effort at Gallagher Center.

Loyola was a 74-58 winner in their most recent outing at home against Saint Peter's. They covered the 8.5-point spread as favorites. Erik Etherly scored 24 points leading the Greyhounds to a 74-58 victory over Saint Peter's at Reitz Arena on Sunday.

Fairfield Stags Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Niagara are 8-2
After playing Niagara are 7-3
After a loss are 8-2

Loyola Greyhounds Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Rider are 7-3
After playing Saint Peter's are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

A few Stags at Greyhounds trends to consider:
Fairfield is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Fairfield is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games when playing on the road against Loyola
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Fairfield's last 11 games when playing on the road against Loyola
Fairfield is 4-6-2 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
Loyola is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Loyola's last 12 games when playing Fairfield
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Loyola's last 11 games when playing at home against Fairfield
Loyola is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games

Next up:
Fairfield home to Niagara, Sunday, January 13
Loyola at Rider, Sunday, January 13