Towson Tigers vs Loyola Greyhounds Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Loyola vs Towson battle Monday at Reitz Arena as the Greyhounds look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
The Greyhounds currently sports a 5-1 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 2-2 ATS. The Tigers are 3-2 and 1-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Greyhounds produce a 0-0 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Tigers have gone 0-0 against the number.
Sportsbooks (including ) had the Greyhounds installed as 16.5-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Greyhounds rated this week at No. 147 and the Tigers sitting at No. 299. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 73-72 result in favor of the Greyhounds.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Loyola's No. 179 nationally ranked offense (68.3 points per game) against a Tigers defense that sits as the No. 118 at 63.2 PPG. The Greyhounds have been averaging 43.9% from the field, less than the Tigers have managed so far this season (46.8% on average).
Defensively, Towson features the nation's No. 192-rated defense on the road, allowing 71 points per game. Loyola, meanwhile, comes in at No. 181 nationally in scoring at home.
Towson won its last outing, a 79-40 result against Cincinnati Christian on November 19. Towson cruised to victory on Monday, running Cincinnati Christian out of the gym and running up a 79-40 score at Paul S. McBrayer Arena.
Last time out for Loyola, they were a 58-54 winner as they battled Rhode Island on the road. They covered in the match as a 3.5-point favorite. Loyola got 20 points from Robert Olson en route to a 58-54 victory over Rhode Island on Friday at Thomas Ryan Center.
Towson Tigers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 1-9
Before playing UMBC are 2-8
After a win are 3-7
Loyola Greyhounds Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Coppin State are 0-5
After a win are 6-4
Towson at UMBC, Saturday, December 1
Loyola at Coppin State, Wednesday, November 28