Wisc-Green Bay Phoenix take on Ramblers in NCAA basketball test
Wisc-Green Bay Phoenix vs Loyola of Chicago Ramblers Odds
Loyola of Chicago looks to cover the Ramblers-Phoenix pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 13-8 mark when they host Wisc-Green Bay in college basketball wagering action.
The Ramblers are 13-8 so far on the season, and 9-10 ATS vs. the number. The Phoenix, meanwhile, are 11-11 and 10-9-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Loyola of Chicago go 10-5 and the Phoenix go 3-12 on the totals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Ramblers at No. 179 and the Phoenix at No. 107 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 68-66 result in favor of the Ramblers.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Phoenix rank No. 168 in NCAA Division 1 with 35.3 per game. That compares with Loyola of Chicago’s No. 209 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Loyola of Chicago is college basketball's No. 190-ranked team at 6 per game, while the Phoenix rate No. 311 with 4.6 per game.
Defensively, Wisc-Green Bay features the nation's No. 198-rated defense on the road, allowing 70.6 points per game. Loyola of Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 249 nationally in scoring at home.
Wisc-Green Bay was a 60-57 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Illinois-Chicago. They failed to cover the 2-point spread as favorites. Wisc-Green Bay suffered a 60-57 loss against Illinois-Chicago on Thursday, getting 18 points from Keifer Sykes in a losing effort at UIC Pavilion.
Loyola of Chicago was a 76-65 winner in their most recent outing at home against Wisc-Milwaukee. They failed to cover the 12-point spread as favorites. Ben Averkamp scored 22 points and helped out with 12 rebounds for Loyola of Chicago on Wednesday, leading the Ramblers to a 76-65 victory over Wisc-Milwaukee at Joseph J. Gentile Center.
Wisc-Green Bay Phoenix Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Wright State are 5-5
After playing Illinois-Chicago are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
Loyola of Chicago Ramblers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Wright State are 3-7
After playing Wisc-Milwaukee are 4-6
After a win are 7-3
A few Phoenix at Ramblers trends to consider:
Wisc-Green Bay is 4-9-1 ATS in its last 14 games when playing on the road against Loyola of Chicago
Wisc-Green Bay is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Wisc-Green Bay is 1-11 SU in its last 12 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Loyola of Chicago's last 8 games when playing Wisc-Green Bay
Loyola of Chicago is 1-6-1 ATS in its last 8 games when playing Wisc-Green Bay
Loyola of Chicago is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing Wisc-Green Bay
Loyola of Chicago is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Wisc-Green Bay home to Wright State, Thursday, February 7
Loyola of Chicago at Wright State, Monday, February 4