Loyola (MD) vs American: College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – February 24, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on February 24, 2021 - Last Updated on February 27, 2021

The Loyola (MD) Greyhounds (3-8) and the American Eagles (2-4) play at Reitz Arena on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 7:00 PM ET on ESPN+. The game has no line set. The matchup has an over/under of 138 points.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 24, 2021, 1:17 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:

Pick OU:
Over (138)

The DraftKings point total for this matchup is more than two possessions lower (8.1 points) than the model projection. Put your money on the over.

Prediction: American 74, Loyola (MD) 72

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Loyola (MD) and American Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against + Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Greyhounds 4-5 0-0 5-4
Eagles 0-0 0-0 0-0

Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Betting Tips – Shooting Stats

  • This season, the Greyhounds have a 46.3% shooting percentage from the field, which is 0.2% higher than the 46.1% of shots the Eagles’ opponents have knocked down.
  • When Loyola (MD) shoots better than 46.1% from the field, it is 2-2 against the spread and 2-3 overall.
  • American is 0-0 against the spread and 1-2 overall when its opponents shoot higher than 46.3% from the field.
  • The Eagles have shot at a 42.8% rate from the field this season, -0.6 percentage points below the 42.2% shooting opponents of the Greyhounds have averaged.
  • American has put together a 0-0 record against the spread and a 1-2 record overall in games when it shoots over 42.2% from the field.
  • This season, Loyola (MD) has a 2-1 record against the spread and a 2-2 straight up record when it allows opponents to shoot higher than 42.8% from the field.
  • The Greyhounds’ 29.2% three-point shooting percentage this season is only 0.6 percentage points higher than opponents of the Eagles have shot from deep (28.6%).
  • Loyola (MD) has a 4-2 record against the spread and a 3-3 record overall when the team makes more than 28.6% of its attempts from three-point distance.
  • American is 0-0 against the spread and 2-1 overall when its opponents shoot higher than 29.2% from deep.
  • The Eagles shoot 35.5% from three-point distance this season. That’s -0.3 percentage points higher than the Greyhounds have allowed their opponents to shoot from deep (35.8%).
  • American is 0-0 against the spread and 2-1 overall when shooting over 35.8% as a team from three-point range.
  • Loyola (MD) has a 2-3 ATS record and a 2-3 straight-up record in games this season when it hits more than 35.5% of its three-point shots.
  • The Greyhounds knock down 5.2 three-pointers per game this season, 1.1 fewer makes per game than the Eagles allow (6.3).
  • American has gone 0-0 against the spread and 2-1 overall this season in games it has out-shot its opponents from the three-point line. When Loyola (MD) makes fewer threes than its opponents, it is 1-5 ATS and 0-8 straight up.

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