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

Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Orleans Arena Saturday as the BYU Cougars look to beat the odds vs the Loyola Marymount Lions in NCAA hoops betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

College basketball betting odds makers at BetOnline opened the BYU Cougars as -7-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over/under total line at sportsbooks such as Bovada.

Loyola Marymount Lions vs BYU Cougars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The BYU Cougars sit at 21-10 (12-15-1 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the Loyola Marymount Lions are currently 15-14 (13-12-2 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? BYU is 11-16-1 OU, and Loyola Marymount is 12-15 OU.

This game puts the BYU Cougars, most recently No. 116 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Loyola Marymount Lions, who rate No. 127 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features BYU's No. 23-ranked scoring average of 81.06 PPG, against a Loyola Marymount Lions defense rated No. 100 and allowing 70.21 PPG. The BYU Cougars FG% has averaged 45.99% to date this season, more than the Loyola Marymount Lions shooters have managed so far (44.26% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Lions got 24 points from Brandon Brown as Loyola Marymount ran past Pacific 67-66 on Saturday at Spanos Center.

BYU got 29 points and 29 rebounds from Eric Mika en route to a 79-71 victory over Gonzaga on Saturday at McCarthey Athletic Center.

Betting Trends
  • Loyola Marymount is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Loyola Marymount is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Loyola Marymount is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing BYU
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Loyola Marymount's last 6 games when playing BYU
  • BYU is 3-6-1 ATS in its last 10 games
  • BYU is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • BYU is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Loyola Marymount
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of BYU's last 6 games when playing Loyola Marymount