Holy Cross vs Loyola-Maryland Prediction - Basketball Picks 2/28/23

Loyola-Maryland Greyhounds (12-19) vs Holy Cross Crusaders (10-21)

Game Info: Tuesday, February 28, 2023 at 7:00 pm (Reitz Arena)

Betting Odds: Loyola-Maryland Greyhounds -5.5 -- Over/Under: 143.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Holy Cross Crusaders and Loyola Greyhounds face off on Tuesday in a college basketball showdown in the Patriot League Tournament at Reitz Arena. When these two teams faced off on February 23rd it was Loyola that secured the 90-68 victory. 

Loyola Betting Preview

The Loyola Maryland Greyhounds come into this game with a 12-19 record overall and they have gone 14-15 against the spread. In the last game against American, the offense scored 83 points, and that was enough to win by six points. Deon Perry had a strong game finishing 22 points and two rebounds. Loyola Maryland is averaging 67 points while their defense is giving up 70 points per game. Guard Kenneth Jones is averaging 11.5 points while shooting 47.6 percent from the field and 40 percent from behind the three point line. 

Holy Cross Betting Preview

On the other side of this matchup is Holy Cross who sits with a 10-21 record overall and they have gone 14-15 against the spread. In the last game against Army, the offense only scored 65 points and the defense gave up 80 points. Gerrale Gates scored 26 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. Holy Cross is averaging 66.7 points while their defense is giving up 72.6 points per game. Gerrale Gates is averaging 16.3 points while shooting 47.7 percent from the field and 20 percent from behind the three point line. 

Loyola vs Holy Cross Trends

Loyola is 5-0 against the spread in their last five home games. The over is 7-0 in the Greyhounds last seven home games. The over is 8-1 in the Greyhounds last nine games. The over is 8-1 in the Greyhounds last nine games following an against the spread win. 

Shane’s Free Pick

These two teams just faced off and it was Loyola Maryland that secured the 90-68 victory. Loyola Maryland is going to have no issue running up the score and Holy Cross won’t have the offense to keep up. Loyola Maryland might not reach 90 points again in this game, but they are going to get the job done here. Back Loyola Maryland against the spread.

Shane’s Pick Loyola Maryland -5.5

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