Wright State Raiders vs Loyola of Chicago Ramblers Odds
A key college battle sees the visiting Wright State Raiders travelling to Loyola of Chicago Friday to take on the Ramblers.
The Ramblers sport records of 10-5 and 8-6 ATS heading into this battle, while the Raiders have 12-4 and 9-4 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 5-5 for the Ramblers and 5-4 for the Raiders.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Ramblers at No. 186 and the Raiders at No. 234 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 66-64 result in favor of the Raiders.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Loyola of Chicago's No. 281-ranked offense, averaging 62.5 PPG, against a Raiders defense that ranks No. 9 at 55.5 PPG. The Ramblers field goal percentage has averaged 42.5% so far, less than the Raiders marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.3% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Wright State owns the country's No. 25-rated mark, allowing 59.8 points per game on the highway. Loyola of Chicago, on the other hand, rates No. 256 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Wright State, they were a 69-53 winner as they battled Cleveland State at home. They covered in the match as an 8-point favorite. Jerran Young scored 23 points leading the Raiders to a 69-53 victory over Cleveland State at Nutter Center on Wednesday.
Last time out for Loyola of Chicago, they were a 58-45 loser as they battled Wisc-Green Bay on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 4.5-point underdog. Devon Turk scored 11 points in a futile effort to lead the Ramblers to a win (they lost 58-45 to Wisc-Green Bay at Resch Center on Wednesday).
Wright State Raiders Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Valparaiso are 4-6
After playing Cleveland State are 9-1
After a win are 6-4
Loyola of Chicago Ramblers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Illinois-Chicago are 5-5
After playing Wisc-Green Bay are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
A few Raiders at Ramblers trends to consider:
Wright State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Loyola of Chicago
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Wright State's last 6 games when playing on the road against Loyola of Chicago
Wright State is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Loyola of Chicago's last 6 games when playing at home against Wright State
Loyola of Chicago is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Loyola of Chicago is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Loyola of Chicago's last 11 games when playing Wright State
Wright State at Valparaiso, Saturday, January 19
Loyola of Chicago at Illinois-Chicago, Wednesday, January 16