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Valparaiso Crusaders vs Loyola of Chicago Ramblers in college hoops odds

Loyola of Chicago RamblersValparaiso Crusaders
Feb 24, 8:05 PM | Athletics-Recreation Center

Loyola of Chicago Ramblers vs Valparaiso Crusaders Odds

15-13TEAM RECORD20-9

Loyola of Chicago travels to Valparaiso on Thursday, hoping to boost its 15-13 record with a victory over the Crusaders.

This season, the Crusaders are 20-9 overall and 11-10-1 ATS ATS, while the Ramblers are 15-13 and 8-12 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Valparaiso boasts a 13-8 on the OU, and Loyola of Chicago is 11-8-1.

View Loyola of Chicago vs Valparaiso Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had the Crusaders installed as 9.5-point favorites in this particular matchup

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Crusaders at No. 62 and the Ramblers at No. 212 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 76-73 result in favor of the Crusaders.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Valparaiso's No. 67-ranked offense, averaging 73.4 PPG, against a Ramblers defense that ranks No. 139 at 66.6 PPG. The Crusaders field goal percentage has averaged 48.2% so far, more than the Ramblers marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.1% per game.

Defensively, Loyola of Chicago features the nation's No. 148-rated defense on the road, allowing 69.8 points per game. Valparaiso, meanwhile, comes in at No. 123 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Loyola of Chicago was a 71-67 loser at home against Saint Peter's. They failed to cover the 4.5–point spread as favorites. Loyola of Chicago got 20 points from Geoff McCammon but lost anyway, 71-67, to Saint Peter's on Saturday at Joseph J. Gentile Center.

Valparaiso was an 81-80 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Wisc-Green Bay. They failed to cover the 2–point spread as favorites. Valparaiso got 24 points from Brandon Wood but lost anyway, 81-80, to Wisc-Green Bay on Monday at Resch Center.

Loyola of Chicago Ramblers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 2-8
Before playing Butler are 6-4
After playing Saint Peter's are 2-0
After a loss are 4-6

Valparaiso Crusaders Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Illinois-Chicago are 5-5
After playing Wisc-Green Bay are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

A few Ramblers at Crusaders trends to consider:
Valparaiso is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Valparaiso's last 8 games
Valparaiso is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Loyola of Chicago
Valparaiso is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games

Next up:
Loyola of Chicago at Butler, Saturday, February 26
Valparaiso home to Illinois-Chicago, Saturday, February 26