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BYU Cougars vs Loyola Marymount Lions Point Spread: Betting Trends Hint at Winner

College hoops betting interest focuses on the Loyola Marymount Lions vs BYU Cougars battle Saturday at Marriott Center as the Cougars look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the BYU Cougars to cover the point spread in this one found them as -12-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Loyola Marymount Lions vs BYU Cougars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Loyola Marymount Lions will look to cover the spread vs the BYU Cougars on Saturday, as the Lions are 9-7-2 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Cougars are 9-10 ATS. Loyola Marymount is 8-10 against the total, while BYU is 7-11-1 versus the total betting line.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 35-ranked BYU Cougars and the No. 214-rated Loyola Marymount Lions in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

In the paint, the rebound battle will feature BYU's No. 3-rated squad against Loyola Marymount's No. 176-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, BYU rates No. 190 in the country with 6.73 per game, while their foes tonight, the Loyola Marymount Lions rank No. 180 nationally with 6.85 per match.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Loyola Marymount got 21 points from Brandon Brown en route to a 79-73 victory over Pacific on Thursday at Albert Gersten Pavilion.

BYU got 22 points from Eric Mika but lost anyway, 76-68, to Santa Clara on Thursday at Leavey Center.

Betting Trends
  • Loyola Marymount is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Loyola Marymount is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Loyola Marymount's last 9 games
  • Loyola Marymount is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games on the road
  • BYU is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
  • BYU is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • BYU is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Loyola Marymount
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of BYU's last 5 games when playing Loyola Marymount

Next Betting Matchups

Loyola Marymount at San Diego, Thursday, February 2nd
BYU at Gonzaga, Thursday, February 2nd