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Loyola Greyhounds vs Canisius Golden Griffins Betting Preview

Canisius Golden GriffinsLoyola Greyhounds
Jan 7, 12:00 PM | Reitz Arena

Canisius Golden Griffins vs Loyola Greyhounds Odds


Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the Loyola Greyhounds try to run the Golden Griffins off the court at Reitz Arena in college hoops action.

The Greyhounds sport records of 10-4 and 2-6 ATS heading into this battle, while the Golden Griffins have 3-11 and 5-7 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 2-6 for the Greyhounds and 6-6 for the Golden Griffins.

View Canisius vs Loyola Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Greyhounds as 12.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 302-rated Canisius taking on the No. 201-rated Greyhounds in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 70-59 win for the Greyhounds on Saturday.

How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Loyola has the nation's No. 181-rated offensive output, at 68 PPG. The visiting Golden Griffins defense ranks No. 316 allowing on average 75.2 PPG. The Greyhounds FG% has averaged 41.4% so far, more than the Golden Griffins marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.8% per game.

Defensively, Canisius features the nation's No. 318-rated defense on the road, allowing 80.4 points per game. Loyola, meanwhile, comes in at No. 199 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Canisius was a 65-61 loser on the road against Saint Peter's. They covered the 8.5–point spread as underdogs. Canisius got 15 points from Alshwan Hymes but lost anyway, 65-61, to Saint Peter's on Thursday at Yanitelli Center.

Loyola was a 61-60 winner in their most recent outing at home against Manhattan. They failed to cover the 6–point spread as favorites. The Greyhounds grabbed a 61-60 win over the Jaspers on Thursday, behind a 11-point effort from Dylon Cormier at Reitz Arena.

Canisius Golden Griffins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Marist are 3-7
After playing Saint Peter's are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7

Loyola Greyhounds Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Fairfield are 3-7
After playing Manhattan are 4-6
After a win are 7-3

A few Golden Griffins at Greyhounds trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Canisius's last 7 games when playing on the road against Loyola
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Canisius's last 7 games on the road
Canisius is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Loyola's last 7 games when playing at home against Canisius
Loyola is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Loyola is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games
Loyola is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Canisius

Next up:
Canisius home to Marist, Friday, January 13
Loyola at Fairfield, Friday, January 13