Loyola Marymount Lions vs Texas State Bobcats Odds
The Texas State Bobcats will try to pay off for their supporters on Friday when they play host to the Loyola Marymount Lions at Sullivan Arena in NCAA basketball action.
This game is being played at a neutral-site court (Sullivan Arena).
Texas State battles the Lions, currently sitting with a 2-2 mark (0-2 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 1-1 for the Bobcats and 1-0 for the Lions.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Bobcats, most recently No. 198 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Lions, who rate No. 66 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 83-78 victory for the Lions.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Texas State's No. 68-rated squad against Loyola Marymount's No. 88-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Texas State rates No. 101 in the country with 7 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 78 nationally with 7.5 per match.
Defensively, Loyola Marymount features the nation's No. 221-rated defense on the road, allowing 73 points per game. Texas State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 121 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Loyola Marymount, they were a 75-66 loser as they battled Oral Roberts at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 4.5-point underdog. Anthony Ireland was dynamite, scoring 30 points and adding 4 rebounds but Oral Roberts still won, 75-66, over Loyola Marymount on Thursday at Sullivan Arena.
Last time out for Texas State, they were a 73-64 loser as they battled Charlotte at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 7-point underdog. The Bobcats endured a 73-64 loss at the hands of the 49ers on Thursday, despite a 15-point effort from Wesley Davis at Sullivan Arena.
Loyola Marymount home to Long Beach State, Thursday, November 29
Texas State home to Utah, Friday, November 30