UC Riverside Highlanders vs Loyola Marymount Lions Preview

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4-1 December 02, 2013, 10:00 | Student Center 2-3



The UC Riverside Highlanders will be trying to slam the Loyola Marymount Lions on Monday when the teams tip off at Student Center in college betting action.

This season, the Highlanders are 2-3 overall and 2-2 ATS, while the Lions are 4-1 and 3-2 ATS. As for the totals, UC Riverside boasts a 2-1 on the OU, and Loyola Marymount is 3-1.

View Loyola Marymount Lions vs UC Riverside Highlanders Odds and Stats.

The Lions were listed as -3.5-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 260-rated Highlanders and the No. 94-ranked Lions, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

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In their last action, Loyola Marymount was a 77-68 loser on the road against Vanderbilt. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as underdogs. Loyola Marymount got 20 points from Anthony Ireland but lost anyway, 77-68, to Vanderbilt on Monday at Virgin Islands Sport & Fitness Center.

UC Riverside lost its last outing, a 69-68 result against Seattle on November 25. UC Riverside suffered a 69-68 loss against Seattle on Monday, getting 18 points from Steven Thornton in a losing effort at KeyArena.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature UC Riverside's No. 233-rated squad against Loyola Marymount's No. 141-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, UC Riverside rates No. 248 in the country with 3.8 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 218 nationally with 4.57 per match.

Next up:
Loyola Marymount at Pittsburgh, Friday, December 6th
UC Riverside at Laverne, Thursday, December 5th