San Diego Toreros take on Lions in NCAA basketball test
San Diego Toreros vs Loyola Marymount Lions Odds
San Diego pays a visit to Loyola Marymount on Monday, hoping to send the Lions to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Gersten Pavilion.
Supporters of the Toreros have watched them go 11-12 and 10-9 ATS on the year, while the Lions are at 8-13 and 5-12 ATS. In totals betting, the Lions are 6-8, while the Toreros have a 3-9 mark.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 184 (Lions) and the No. 199 (Toreros) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 68-65 result in favor of the Toreros has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Loyola Marymount has the nation's No. 148-rated offensive output, at 68.6 PPG. The visiting Toreros defense ranks No. 138 allowing on average 64.7 PPG. The Lions FG% has averaged 41% so far, less than the Toreros marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.7% per game.
Defensively, San Diego features the nation's No. 98-rated defense on the road, allowing 66.2 points per game. Loyola Marymount, meanwhile, comes in at No. 172 nationally in scoring at home.
San Diego lost its last outing, a 65-63 result against Gonzaga on February 2. They covered in that game as a 15-point underdog. The Toreros got 21 points from Johnny Dee, but it was Gonzaga that prevailed in a 65-63 final on Saturday at Jenny Craig Pavilion.
Last time out for Loyola Marymount, they were an 88-43 loser as they battled Gonzaga at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 15.5-point underdog. Loyola Marymount was run off the court by the Bulldogs on Thursday as Gonzaga routed them 88-43 at Gersten Pavilion.
San Diego Toreros Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing BYU are 3-2
After playing Gonzaga are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7
Loyola Marymount Lions Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Portland are 5-5
After playing Gonzaga are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
A few Toreros at Lions trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games when playing on the road against Loyola Marymount
San Diego is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Loyola Marymount's last 5 games when playing at home against San Diego
Loyola Marymount is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games when playing at home against San Diego
Loyola Marymount is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing San Diego
Loyola Marymount is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
San Diego home to BYU, Thursday, February 7
Loyola Marymount at Portland, Thursday, February 7