Loyola Marymount at Gonzaga: 2/27/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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Gonzaga Bulldogs (23-0) vs Loyola Marymount Lions (12-7)
Game Info: Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 10:00 pm (McCarthey Athletic Center)
Betting Odds: Gonzaga Bulldogs -25 -- Over/Under: 155 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Loyola Marymount Lions and Gonzaga Bulldogs face off on Saturday in a college basketball showdown at the McCarthy Athletic Center.
The Loyola Marymount Lions comes into this game with a 12-7 record overall and they have won five of their last six games. In the last game against Pepperdine, the offense was elite putting up 81 points and that led to a seven point victory. Loyola Marymount on the season is averaging 70.7 points per game while their defense is giving up 68 points per game. LMU is shooting 45.4 percent from the field and 34.2 percent from behind the three point line. Guard Eli Scott has been the best player for Loyola Marymount averaging 17.5 points while shooting 48.1 percent from the field and 25 percent from behind the three point line.
On the other side of this matchup is the Gonzaga Bulldogs who sit with a 23-0 record overall and over the last four games they have covered three spreads. Gonzaga on the season is averaging 93.2 points per game while their defense is giving up 69.3 points per game. Gonzaga is shooting 55.2 percent from the field and 35.5 percent from behind the three point line. Corey Kispert has been the best player for Gonzaga averaging 19.3 points while shooting 55.8 percent from the field. Four different players are averaging at least 11 points per game.
The over is 6-2 in Loyola Marymount’s last eight games played on Saturday. The over is 21-8 in Gonzaga’s last 29 home games. Gonzaga is 5-2-1 against the spread in their last eight home games.
Gonzaga is the better team and there is no way I see Loyola Marymount finding any way to keep this game close. Look for Gonzaga to run the score up and have no issue covering this spread. Back Gonzaga against the spread.