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Evansville Purple Aces vs Loyola-Chicago Ramblers NCAA College Basketball Betting

College hoops betting interest focuses on the Evansville Purple Aces vs Loyola-Chicago Ramblers battle Saturday at Joseph J. Gentile Center as the Ramblers look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Loyola-Chicago Ramblers were listed as -8-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the over/under betting odds total was expected shortly.

Evansville Purple Aces vs Loyola-Chicago Ramblers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Loyola-Chicago Ramblers bring a 13-7 record (11-5 ATS) to this tilt against the 10-10 Purple Aces, who are 6-10 ATS. Those OVER/UNDER betting have witnessed Loyola-Chicago go 13-3 so far and the Evansville Purple Aces go 8-8.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 151 (Loyola-Chicago) and the No. 198 (Evansville) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Loyola-Chicago's No. 89-ranked scoring average of 76.95 PPG, against a Evansville Purple Aces defense rated No. 39 and allowing 65.35 PPG. The Loyola-Chicago Ramblers FG% has averaged 50.76% to date this season, more than the Evansville Purple Aces shooters have managed so far (44.48% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Jaylon Brown went off for 28 points and added 4 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Wichita State handed Evansville a 82-65 defeat at Ford Center.

The Ramblers got 19 points from Donte Ingram, but it was Northern Iowa that prevailed in a 72-69 final on Wednesday at McLeod Center.

Betting Trends
  • Evansville is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Evansville is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Evansville's last 6 games
  • Evansville is 1-10 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
  • Loyola-Chicago is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Loyola-Chicago's last 5 games
  • Loyola-Chicago is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Loyola-Chicago is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Evansville at Northern Iowa, Wednesday, January 25th
Loyola-Chicago at Bradley, Wednesday, January 25th