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UMBC Retrievers battle vs Loyola Greyhounds highlights college odds menu

Loyola GreyhoundsUMBC Retrievers
Nov 17, 7:00 PM | RAC Arena

Loyola Greyhounds vs UMBC Retrievers Odds


The Retrievers hope to be lousy hosts on Thursday as the Loyola Greyhounds pay a visit to RAC Arena on the college basketball betting menu.

The Retrievers are 0-2 so far on the season, and 0-0 ATS vs. the number. The Greyhounds, meanwhile, are 1-1 and 0-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen UMBC go 0-0 and the Greyhounds go 0-1 on the totals.

View Loyola vs UMBC Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Retrievers at No. 344 and the Greyhounds at No. 199 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 65-48 result in favor of the Greyhounds.


How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up UMBC's No. 327 nationally ranked offense (52 points per game) against a Greyhounds defense that sits as the No. 251 at 71.5 PPG. The Retrievers have been averaging 33% from the field, less than the Greyhounds have managed so far this season (39.5% on average).

Defensively, Loyola features the nation's No. 247-rated defense on the road, allowing 75 points per game. UMBC, meanwhile, comes in at No. 277 nationally in scoring at home.

Loyola was a 78-68 winner in its last match at home against Coppin State. Loyola got 20 points from Dylon Cormier en route to a 78-68 victory over Coppin State on Monday at Reitz Arena.

UMBC was an 82-59 loser in its last match on the road against St. John's. UMBC was crushed on Sunday, getting blown out by St. John's and falling by an 82-59 score at Carnesecca Arena.

Loyola Greyhounds Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing New Hampshire are 0-1
After playing Coppin State are 3-1
After a win are 4-6

Next up:
Loyola at New Hampshire, Sunday, November 20
UMBC at VMI, Saturday, November 19