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Loyola of Chicago Ramblers vs Drake Bulldogs in college hoops odds

Drake BulldogsLoyola of Chicago Ramblers
10-6January 15, 2014, 08:00 | Joseph J. Gentile Center6-10

Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Joseph J. Gentile Center Wednesday as host Loyola of Chicago looks to handle the Drake Bulldogs in NCAA hoops action.

The Ramblers are 6-10 so far on the season, and 3-11 ATS vs. the number. The Bulldogs, meanwhile, are 10-6 and 8-6 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Loyola of Chicago go 7-7 and the Bulldogs go 7-5 on the totals.

View Drake Bulldogs vs Loyola of Chicago Ramblers Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to side with Loyola of Chicago in this one found them as 1.5-point underdogs earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 204-ranked Ramblers and the No. 75-rated Bulldogs in this matchup.

Drake was a 76-66 loser in its last match on the road against Northern Iowa. They failed to cover the 8.5-point spread as underdogs. Drake suffered a 76-66 loss against Northern Iowa on Saturday, getting 18 points from Jordan Daniels in a losing effort at McLeod Center.

Loyola of Chicago was a 59-50 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Illinois State. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as underdogs. Milton Doyle scored 15 points in a futile effort to lead the Ramblers to a win (they lost 59-50 to Illinois State at Redbird Arena on Saturday).

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Bulldogs rank No. 165 in NCAA Division 1 with 35.19 per game. That compares with Loyola of Chicago’s No. 247 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Loyola of Chicago is college basketball's No. 166-ranked team at 5.69 per game, while the Bulldogs rate No. 51 with 7.62 per game.

A few Bulldogs at Ramblers trends to consider:
Drake is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
Drake is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Drake's last 5 games on the road
Loyola of Chicago is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Loyola of Chicago is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Loyola of Chicago is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home
Loyola of Chicago is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Drake

Next up:
Drake home to Illinois State, Saturday, January 18th
Loyola of Chicago at Evansville, Saturday, January 18th