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NCAA Basketball Odds Betting Line Favors Loyola Marymount Lions Over Santa Clara Broncos

The Loyola Marymount Lions will try to pay off for their supporters and betting fans on Thursday when they play host to the Santa Clara Broncos at Albert Gersten Pavilion in NCAA basketball odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Loyola Marymount Lions to cover the point spread in this one found them as -6-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Santa Clara Broncos vs Loyola Marymount Lions Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Loyola Marymount Lions currently sport a 5-8 record overall in NCAA basketball action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 5-6 ATS. The Santa Clara Broncos are 4-10 and 2-10 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Loyola Marymount Lions produce a 7-3-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Santa Clara Broncos have gone 8-3-1 against the totals betting line.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 174 (Loyola Marymount) and the No. 245 (Santa Clara) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Santa Clara is ranked No. 262 in NCAA basketball at 29.14 per game. Contrast that with Loyola Marymount's No. 131 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Loyola Marymount is the No. 225-ranked team in the country at 6.31 per game, while Santa Clara rates No. 53 at 9.07 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Broncos were hammered by Gonzaga on Saturday, losing by a 101-52 final at McCarthey Athletic Center in college basketball betting action.

Loyola Marymount suffered a 88-82 loss against Pacific on Saturday, getting 22 points from James Batemon in a losing effort at Spanos Center.

Betting Trends
  • Santa Clara is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Santa Clara is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Santa Clara's last 6 games
  • Santa Clara is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Loyola Marymount is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Loyola Marymount is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Loyola Marymount's last 7 games
  • Loyola Marymount is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Santa Clara home to Portland, Saturday, January 6th
Loyola Marymount at Gonzaga, Saturday, January 6th