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Loyola Bucknell Betting Preview

Bucknell BisonLoyola Greyhounds
Dec 28, 7:30 PM | Reitz Arena

Bucknell Bison vs Loyola Greyhounds Odds


The Loyola Greyhounds will be trying to slam the Bucknell Bison on Friday when the teams tip off at Reitz Arena in college betting action.

The Bison will try to spoil to the party on Friday; they are 1-0 ATS against the number this season, while the Greyhounds are 4-3 ATS. Bucknell is 1-0 on the totals; Loyola is 0-1-1.

View Bucknell vs Loyola Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Greyhounds - Bison odds would favor the Bison if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Loyola is rated No. 146 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Bucknell is at No. 105. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 73-70 win for the Bison.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Loyola's No. 92-rated squad against Bucknell's No. 149-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Loyola rates No. 310 in the country with 4.4 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 297 nationally with 4.6 per match.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Bucknell owns the country's No. 41-rated mark, allowing 61.4 points per game on the highway. Loyola, on the other hand, rates No. 212 in scoring at home.

Bucknell was a 79-67 loser in its last match on the road against Princeton. Bucknell got 17 points from Mike Muscala but lost anyway, 79-67, to Princeton on Saturday at Jadwin Gymnasium.

In their last action, Loyola was a 79-57 winner at home against Mount St. Mary's. The battle between the Greyhounds and Mountaineers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Mount St. Mary's was handed a 79-57 defeat on Saturday at Reitz Arena.

Loyola Greyhounds Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
After playing Mount St. Mary's are 3-7
After a win are 7-3

A few Bison at Greyhounds trends to consider:
Loyola is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games at home
Loyola is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games

Next up:
Bucknell at Cornell, Wednesday, January 2
Loyola at Memphis, Sunday, December 30