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Loyola Marymount Lions vs BYU Cougars in college hoops odds

BYU CougarsLoyola Marymount Lions
Jan 5, 9:00 PM | Gersten Pavilion

BYU Cougars vs Loyola Marymount Lions Odds


Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Gersten Pavilion Thursday as host Loyola Marymount looks to handle the BYU Cougars in NCAAB action.

The Cougars will try to spoil to the party on Thursday; they are 7-5 ATS against the number this season, while the Lions are 5-6 ATS. BYU is 6-6 on the totals; Loyola Marymount is 7-4.

View BYU vs Loyola Marymount Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 10-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 94 (Lions) and the No. 11 (Cougars) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 87-74 result in favor of the Cougars has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Cougars rank No. 25 in NCAA Division 1 with 39.6 per game. That compares with Loyola Marymount’s No. 131 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Loyola Marymount is college basketball's No. 111-ranked team at 6.9 per game, while the Cougars rate No. 63 with 7.8 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, BYU owns the country's No. 93-rated mark, allowing 66.8 points per game on the highway. Loyola Marymount, on the other hand, rates No. 148 in scoring at home.

BYU won its last outing, an 88-52 result against San Diego on December 31. They covered in that game as a 22.5-point favorite. BYU cruised to victory on Saturday, running San Diego out of the gym and running up an 88-52 score at Marriott Center.

In their last action, Loyola Marymount was a 77-76 winner on the road against San Francisco. They covered the 6–point spread as underdogs. The Lions grabbed a 77-76 win over the Dons on Saturday, behind a 19-point effort from C.J. Blackwell at War Memorial Gymnasium.

BYU Cougars Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing San Francisco are 3-1
After playing San Diego are 2-0
After a win are 7-3

Loyola Marymount Lions Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing San Diego are 3-7
After playing San Francisco are 3-7
After a win are 3-7

A few Cougars at Lions trends to consider:
BYU is 14-6 SU in its last 20 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 10 of BYU's last 15 games on the road
BYU is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
BYU is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Loyola Marymount is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next up:
BYU home to San Francisco, Saturday, January 7
Loyola Marymount at San Diego, Saturday, January 7