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NCAA Basketball Odds and Betting Trends - Loyola Marymount Lions Underdogs vs St. Mary's Gaels

The Loyola Marymount Lions will try to cover the point spread at Albert Gersten Pavilion on Thursday when they get a visit from the St. Mary's Gaels in NCAA basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The St. Mary's Gaels were listed as -11.5-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, including the odds makers at BetOnline.

St. Mary's Gaels vs Loyola Marymount Lions Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The 7-4 and 6-2-1 ATS Loyola Marymount Lions will face the 10-1 St. Mary's Gaels, who own a 6-3-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Loyola Marymount Lions are 2-7 on the OVER/UNDER so far this season while the St. Mary's Gaels are 2-8.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Loyola Marymount Lions rated this week at No. 163 and the St. Mary's Gaels sitting at No. 29.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and St. Mary's is ranked No. 192 in NCAA basketball at 35.82 per game. Contrast that with Loyola Marymount's No. 117 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Loyola Marymount is the No. 172-ranked team in the country at 6.91 per game, while St. Mary's rates No. 20 at 9.73 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Saint Mary's-California cruised to victory on Thursday, running South Carolina State out of the gym and running up a 74-47 score at McKeon Pavilion.

The battle between the Lions and Bears didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Morgan State was handed a 70-49 defeat on Monday at Albert Gersten Pavilion.

Betting Trends
  • Saint Mary's-California is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games
  • Saint Mary's-California is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Saint Mary's-California is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Saint Mary's-California's last 11 games on the road
  • Loyola Marymount is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • Loyola Marymount is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games at home
  • Loyola Marymount is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Saint Mary's-California
  • Loyola Marymount is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Saint Mary's-California

Next Betting Matchups

St. Mary's home to San Diego, Saturday, December 31st
Loyola Marymount at BYU, Saturday, December 31st