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NCAA Basketball Odds Betting Line Favors Gonzaga Bulldogs Over Loyola Marymount Lions

Gonzaga takes to the basketball court against Loyola Marymount on Thursday, hoping to send the Lions to a loss while covering the college basketball betting point spread at Albert Gersten Pavilion.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Gonzaga Bulldogs opened as -11-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including MyBookie. The total was set to open a bit later (check out Bovada for the latest situation).

Gonzaga Bulldogs vs Loyola Marymount Lions Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Gonzaga Bulldogs have watched them go 17-5 and 7-13-1 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Loyola Marymount Lions are at 10-12 and 10-12 ATS. In totals betting, the Loyola Marymount Lions are 11-9-2, while the Gonzaga Bulldogs have a 9-12 mark.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 230-ranked Loyola Marymount Lions and the No. 9-rated Gonzaga Bulldogs in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Loyola Marymount has the nation's No. 181-rated offensive output, at 70.64 PPG. The visiting Gonzaga Bulldogs defense ranks No. 33 allowing on average 65.32 PPG. The Lions FG% has averaged 41.3% so far, less than the Loyola Marymount Bulldogs marksmen have achieved on the year, 48.68% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Bulldogs blew out San Francisco on Saturday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 86-48 win at McCarthey Athletic Center.

The Lions endured a 77-69 loss at the hands of the Toreros on Saturday, despite a 20-point effort from Adom Jacko at Jenny Craig Pavilion.

Betting Trends
  • Gonzaga is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Gonzaga is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Gonzaga's last 12 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Gonzaga's last 6 games
  • Loyola Marymount is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Loyola Marymount is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Loyola Marymount's last 6 games
  • Loyola Marymount is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Gonzaga at Pepperdine, Sunday, February 7th
Loyola Marymount at Portland, Saturday, February 6th