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Florida Gulf Coast EaglesLoyola Greyhounds
Nov 27, 12:00 PM | Reitz Arena

Florida Gulf Coast Eagles vs Loyola Greyhounds Odds


Florida Gulf Coast pays a visit to Loyola on Sunday, hoping to send the Greyhounds to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Reitz Arena.

Loyola will face the 2-4 Eagles, who own a 0-0 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Greyhounds are 0-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Eagles are 0-0 favoring the OVER.

View Florida Gulf Coast vs Loyola Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 79-rated Florida Gulf Coast taking on the No. 269-rated Greyhounds in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 71-68 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. 151-ranked scoring average of 70 PPG, against a Eagles defense rated No. 170 and allowing 65.8 PPG. The Greyhounds FG% has averaged 41.3% to date this season, less than the Eagles shooters have managed so far (45.4% per game).

Defensively, Florida Gulf Coast features the nation's No. 130-rated defense on the road, allowing 67.8 points per game. Loyola, meanwhile, comes in at No. 107 nationally in scoring at home.

Florida Gulf Coast was a 73-67 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Maryland. Brett Comer scored 16 points in a futile effort to lead the Eagles to a win (they lost 73-67 to Maryland at Comcast Center on Friday).

In their last action, Loyola was a 66-60 winner on the road against New Hampshire. The Greyhounds got 16 points from Dylon Cormier as Loyola ran past New Hampshire 66-60 on Sunday at Lundholm Gymnasium.

Loyola Greyhounds Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Marist are 5-5
After playing New Hampshire are 0-1
After a win are 5-5

A few Eagles at Greyhounds trends to consider:
Loyola is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next up:
Florida Gulf Coast home to East Tennessee State, Saturday, December 3
Loyola home to Marist, Thursday, December 1