Gonzaga vs. Loyola Marymount: College Basketball Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – January 30, 2024

Written By PlayPicks Staff on January 30, 2024

The players to watch will include Anton Watson and Dominick Harris when the Gonzaga Bulldogs (15-5, 6-1 WCC) take on the Loyola Marymount Lions (10-11, 3-4 WCC) at McCarthey Athletic Center, tipping off at 11:00 PM ET on Tuesday. The Bulldogs are currently mammoth 16-point favorites over the Lions. The matchup’s point total is 152.5.

Gonzaga vs. Loyola Marymount Betting Lines

Gonzaga vs Loyola Marymount Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Gonzaga -16 152.5 points

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Loyola Marymount (+16)
Total Pick Under (152.5)

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Gonzaga vs. Loyola Marymount Stat Rankings

Gonzaga Avg. (Rank) Loyola Marymount Avg. (Rank)
85.0 (13th) Points Scored 73.6 (200th)
68.5 (102nd) Points Allowed 69.5 (119th)
(1st) Rebounds (1st)
10.7 (38th) Off. Rebounds 9.3 (112th)
6.8 (237th) 3pt Made 8.5 (80th)
16.2 (35th) Assists 12.0 (276th)
10.8 (117th) Turnovers 10.6 (107th)

Gonzaga vs. Loyola Marymount Betting Trends

  • Against the spread, the Bulldogs are 8-11-0 this season.
  • Gonzaga’s ATS record as 16-point favorites or more is 4-4.
  • The Bulldogs have played 19 games this season, and nine of them have hit the over.
  • Gonzaga and its opponent have broken the 152.5-point mark nine times this season.
  • The over/under in this matchup is 152.5 points, 0.9 fewer than the average total in this season’s Bulldogs contests.
  • Loyola Marymount’s record against the spread is 10-10-0.
  • The Lions are yet to lose ATS (1-0) as a 16-point underdog or greater this season.
  • Out of 19 Gonzaga’s games so far this year, nine have gone over the total.
  • So far this year, seven Lions games have featured over 152.5 points scored.
  • Games involving Loyola Marymount this year have averaged 143.1 points per game, a 9.4-point differential when compared to the over/under for this contest.

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Gonzaga Impact Players

  • Watson is tops on the Bulldogs at 7.7 rebounds per game, while also putting up 2.6 assists and 14.7 points.
  • Ryan Nembhard paces his team in assists per game (6.1), and also posts 12.5 points and 3.9 rebounds. At the other end, he posts 1.2 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.
  • Graham Ike leads his squad in points per contest (15.3), and also averages 7.3 rebounds and 1.0 assists. Defensively, he delivers 0.7 steals and 0.6 blocked shots.
  • Nolan Hickman posts 12.8 points, 2.3 rebounds and 2.5 assists per contest. Defensively, he averages 1.4 steals and 0.4 blocked shots.
  • Ben Gregg averages 8.4 points, 5.6 rebounds and 1.0 assists per contest. Defensively, he posts 1.1 steals and 0.5 blocked shots.

Loyola Marymount Impact Players

  • Harris tops the Lions in scoring (14.7 points per game) and assists (1.1), and posts 3.4 rebounds. He also puts up 0.5 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.
  • Alex Merkviladze is No. 1 on the Lions in rebounding (6.5 per game), and posts 11.0 points and 1.1 assists. He also posts 0.6 steals and 0.4 blocked shots.
  • Will Johnston paces the Lions in assists (2.9 per game), and posts 10.3 points and 2.7 rebounds. He also puts up 0.7 steals and 0.0 blocked shots.
  • The Lions get 9.9 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game from Keli Leaupepe.
  • Justin Wright gets the Lions 10.6 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.8 assists per contest. He also delivers 0.4 steals and 0.0 blocked shots.

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