Western Michigan Broncos visit Loyola of Chicago Ramblers in college basketball clash
Western Michigan Broncos vs Loyola of Chicago Ramblers Odds
The Western Michigan Broncos will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Ramblers in Loyola of Chicago at Sun Dome on Friday in college basketball action.
This game is being played at a neutral-site court (Sun Dome).
The Ramblers bring a 2-0 record (1-0 ATS) to this tilt against the 1-1 Broncos, who are 0-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Loyola of Chicago go 0-1 so far and the Broncos go 0-0.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Broncos were listed as 1-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 88-rated Western Michigan taking on the No. 307-rated Ramblers in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 76-75 win for the Broncos on Friday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Loyola of Chicago's No. 256 nationally ranked offense (63 points per game) against a Broncos defense that sits as the No. 30 at 51.5 PPG. The Ramblers have been averaging 44% from the field, more than the Broncos have managed so far this season (40.4% on average).
Defensively, Western Michigan features the nation's No. 167-rated defense on the road, allowing 63 points per game. Loyola of Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 245 nationally in scoring at home.
Western Michigan was an 85-40 winner in its last match at home against Marygrove. The battle between the Broncos and Mustangs didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Marygrove was handed an 85-40 defeat on Tuesday at University Arena.
Loyola of Chicago won its last outing, a 64-41 result against Rockhurst on November 12. Loyola of Chicago cruised to victory on Monday, running Rockhurst out of the gym and running up a 64-41 score at Joseph J. Gentile Center.
Western Michigan Broncos Trends:
When playing on Friday are 8-2
After a win are 2-8
Loyola of Chicago Ramblers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
After playing Rockhurst are 2-0
After a win are 4-6
A few Broncos at Ramblers trends to consider:
Loyola of Chicago is 4-16 SU in its last 20 games
Western Michigan at MD-Eastern Shore, Saturday, November 17
Loyola of Chicago at South Florida, Saturday, November 17