Loyola of Chicago Ramblers visit South Florida Bulls in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
Loyola of Chicago Ramblers vs South Florida Bulls Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the South Florida Bulls try to run the Loyola of Chicago Ramblers off the court at Sun Dome in college hoops action.
Supporters of the Ramblers have watched them go 2-1 and 1-1 ATS on the year, while the Bulls are at 1-1 and 0-2 ATS. In totals betting, the Bulls are 0-0, while the Ramblers have a 0-1 mark.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Bulls, most recently No. 57 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Ramblers, who rate No. 307 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 72-65 victory for the Ramblers.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and South Florida has the nation's No. 216-rated offensive output, at 67 PPG. The visiting Ramblers defense ranks No. 69 allowing on average 57.3 PPG. The Bulls FG% has averaged 41.3% so far, less than the Ramblers marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.3% per game.
Defensively, Loyola of Chicago features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. South Florida, meanwhile, comes in at No. 222 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Loyola of Chicago, they were an 81-71 loser as they battled Western Michigan at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 5-point favorite. Nate Hutcheson went off for 30 points and added 9 rebounds for good measure, leading Western Michigan to an 81-71 win over Loyola of Chicago on Friday at Sun Dome.
Last time out for South Florida, they were a 78-59 winner as they battled MD-Eastern Shore at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 21-point favorite. The Bulls grabbed a 78-59 win over the Hawks on Friday, behind a 16-point effort from Toarlyn Fitzpatrick at Sun Dome.
Loyola of Chicago Ramblers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 9-1
Before playing MD-Eastern Shore are 0-1
After playing Western Michigan are 4-4
After a loss are 2-8
South Florida Bulls Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
A few Ramblers at Bulls trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Loyola of Chicago's last 15 games on the road
Loyola of Chicago is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games on the road
South Florida is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games at home
South Florida is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games
South Florida is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
South Florida is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Loyola of Chicago home to MD-Eastern Shore, Sunday, November 18
South Florida home to Western Michigan, Sunday, November 18