The Oakland Golden Grizzlies (1-3) travel to face off against the Loyola Marymount Lions (2-2) on Monday, November 20th. This game will be played at John Gray Gymnasium in George Town and televised on FloH. Both Oakland and Loyola Marymount will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip-off is scheduled for 11:00 ET.
Oakland Golden Grizzlies vs Loyola Marymount Lions
The Oakland Golden Grizzlies Look To Bounce Back From A Loss
Today, Oakland will face off against Loyola Marymount for their fifth game of the season. So far this year, Oakland’s record stands at 1-3. In their previous five road games, including those from last year, Oakland has a record of 1-4. As of now, Oakland’s record against the spread for this season stands at 1-3 heading into today’s game. When playing away from home, Oakland has yet to cover the spread, going 0-2. However, in their previous ten road games, Oakland has a solid 7-3 record vs. the spread.
Oakland’s games have, on average, featured 143.5 points per game leading to an over/under record of 2-2-0. Their average over/under line is currently 146.5 points so far. In their most recent three games, the Golden Grizzlies’ over/under record is 1-2, with their games averaging 70 points per game.
The Loyola Marymount Lions Look To Bounce Back From A Loss
Loyola Marymount comes into this game with a 2-2 record after playing four games. In their last ten home games, which includes games from last year, Loyola Marymount has a 4-6 record. As Loyola Marymount enters today’s game, their against the spread (ATS) record stands at 1-3. In home games this season, Loyola Marymount has a 1-2 record vs. the spread, and in their last ten home games, they are 5-4-1 ATS.
Through four games, Loyola Marymount has an over/under record of 4-0-0 with their games averaging a combined 164 points per game so far. When assessing the Lions’ performance in their last three games, their over/under record stands at 3-0, with their games averaging 92 points per game.
Oakland Offense Breakdown
Oakland finished with 77 points in their game against Drake. This total surpasses their season-average of 71 points per game. The team’s scoring leader is Trey Townsend, who holds an average of 16.8 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Jack Gohlke is averaging 11.8 points per game this season.
|Trey Townsend (F)||16.8||8.0||3.2|
|Jack Gohlke (G)||11.8||5.5||0.8|
|Chris Conway (F)||8.8||3.8||0.2|
Loyola Marymount Offense Breakdown
In contrast to their season average of 88.2 points per game, the Loyola Marymount had a below average performance. They scored 76 points against Stephen F. Austin and had a field goal percentage of 46.3%. Justice Hill is leading the team in scoring at 17 points per contest. Dominick Harris has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 15 going into the game.
|Justice Hill (G)||17.0||1.2||4.0|
|Dominick Harris (G)||15.0||3.2||0.2|
|Alex Merkviladze (F)||11.8||3.5||1.2|
Oakland Team Defense
On the defensive side, Oakland is currently hovering around the NCAA’s average for points allowed, conceding an average of 72.5 points per game. Oakland’s defense is coming off a game in which they allowed the Drake offense to knock down 51% of their shots on their way to putting up 85 points.
Loyola Marymount Team Defense
Loyola Marymount’s defense is currently in line with the NCAA average for points allowed, allowing an average of 75.8 points per game. So far, the Loyola Marymount defense is giving up an average of 6.2 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 11.2 times per game (315th).
Golden Grizzlies vs Lions Trends
- In their last ten games away from home, the Golden Grizzlies have a straight up record of 4-6 while going 7-3 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 70 points per game in these contests.
- In their last ten games at home, the Lions have a straight up record of 4-6 while going 5-4-1 vs. the spread. The team averaged 72 points per game in this stretch.
- Spanning across their last three games as the betting underdog, the Golden Grizzlies have gone 3-0 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 0-3.
- In their last ten games as the betting favorite, the Lions have a straight up record of 7-3 and an ATS mark of 5-5.
When looking to get a point-spread pick down in this Lions vs. Lions game, our recommendation is to take the Lions at -5. Despite our model showing the Lions winning 72-71, we like Golden Grizzlies as our point-spread pick.
Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 148 and given that our model is projecting 143 points between the teams, we like the under.
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