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Loyola Marymount Lions home to Pacific Tigers in NCAA Basketball betting action

Pacific TigersLoyola Marymount Lions
12-10February 08, 2014, 07:00 | Gersten Pavilion11-13

Loyola Marymount looks to cover the Lions-Tigers pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 11-13 mark when they host Pacific in college basketball wagering action.

The Tigers will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 13-8 ATS against the number this season, while the Lions are 8-15 ATS. Pacific is 15-5 on the totals; Loyola Marymount is 10-11-1.

View Pacific Tigers vs Loyola Marymount Lions Odds and Stats.

If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Tigers were listed as 1.5-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Lions rated this week at No. 310 and the Tigers sitting at No. 173.


Last time out for Pacific, they were an 80-69 loser as they battled Pepperdine on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 3-point underdog. The Tigers endured an 80-69 loss at the hands of the Waves on Thursday, despite a 15-point effort from Andrew Bock at Firestone Fieldhouse.

Last time out for Loyola Marymount, they were a 77-58 loser as they battled St. Mary's at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 5.5-point underdog. The Lions endured a 77-58 loss at the hands of the Gaels on Thursday, despite a 17-point effort from Evan Payne at Gersten Pavilion.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Tigers rank No. 149 in NCAA Division 1 with 35.18 per game. That compares with Loyola Marymount’s No. 160 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Loyola Marymount is college basketball's No. 246-ranked team at 4.25 per game, while the Tigers rate No. 105 with 6.5 per game.

A few Tigers at Lions trends to consider:
Pacific is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
Pacific is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Pacific's last 9 games
Pacific is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Loyola Marymount is 1-10 ATS in its last 11 games
Loyola Marymount is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games
Loyola Marymount is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Loyola Marymount is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games at home

Next up:
Pacific home to BYU, Thursday, February 13th
Loyola Marymount at Portland, Thursday, February 13th