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NCAA Basketball Odds and Betting Trends - Loyola Marymount Lions Underdogs vs BYU Cougars

Loyola Marymount takes to the basketball court against BYU on Thursday, hoping to send the Cougars to a loss while covering the college basketball betting point spread at Marriott Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the BYU Cougars in this one found them listed as -15.5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Lions was expected to move the line.

Loyola Marymount Lions vs BYU Cougars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the BYU Cougars are 14-7 overall and 9-8-2 ATS, while the Loyola Marymount Lions are 10-10 and 10-10 ATS. As for the betting totals, BYU boasts a 12-7 on the OU, and Loyola Marymount is 10-8-2.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 9 (BYU) and the No. 209 (Loyola Marymount) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and BYU has the nation's No. 13-rated offensive output, at 83.24 PPG. The visiting Loyola Marymount Lions defense ranks No. 173 allowing on average 73.2 PPG. The Cougars FG% has averaged 45.91% so far, more than the BYU Lions marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.55% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Lions got 23 points from Adom Jacko as Loyola Marymount ran past San Diego 67-63 on Saturday at Albert Gersten Pavilion.

BYU got 18 points from Kyle Collinsworth but lost anyway, 71-65, to Pepperdine on Saturday at Firestone Fieldhouse.

Betting Trends
  • Loyola Marymount is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Loyola Marymount is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
  • Loyola Marymount is 8-2 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
  • Loyola Marymount is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games on the road
  • BYU is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of BYU's last 13 games
  • BYU is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of BYU's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Loyola Marymount at San Diego, Saturday, January 30th
BYU at Pepperdine, Saturday, January 30th