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Loyola Marymount Lions vs Cal Poly Mustangs Betting Matchup Report

Cal Poly MustangsLoyola Marymount Lions
3-5December 17, 2013, 10:00 | Gersten Pavilion6-4

Cal Poly travels to Loyola Marymount on Tuesday, hoping to boost its 3-5 record with a victory over the Lions.

The Lions sport a record of 6-4 and 5-5 ATS heading into this battle, while the Mustangs have 3-5 and 3-4 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 4-5 for the Lions and 2-5 for the Mustangs.

View Cal Poly Mustangs vs Loyola Marymount Lions Odds and Stats.

Loyola Marymount opened as -3-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening total as well at BetOnline.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 104-rated Lions and the No. 173-ranked Mustangs, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.


Cal Poly won its last outing, an 85-49 result against Cal Dom Hills on December 14. The battle between the Mustangs and Toros didn�t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Cal Dom Hills was handed an 85-49 defeat on Saturday at Mott Gymnasium.

Loyola Marymount was an 80-73 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Valparaiso. They covered the 10.5-point spread as underdogs. Loyola Marymount suffered an 80-73 loss against Valparaiso on Saturday, getting 18 points from Anthony Ireland in a losing effort at Athletics-Recreation Center.

How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Loyola Marymount has the nation's No. 69-rated offensive output, at 77.9 PPG. The visiting Mustangs defense ranks No. 9 allowing on average 59.44 PPG. The Lions FG% has averaged 44.73% so far, more than the Mustangs marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.37% per game.

A few Mustangs at Lions trends to consider:
Cal Poly is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Cal Poly is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Cal Poly is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Loyola Marymount
Loyola Marymount is 10-5 ATS in its last 15 games
Loyola Marymount is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Loyola Marymount is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Loyola Marymount's last 5 games

Next up:
Cal Poly at Pittsburgh, Saturday, December 21st
Loyola Marymount at La Sierra, Saturday, December 21st