La Salle vs Loyola-Chicago Prediction - College Basketball Picks 3/9/24

Loyola-Chicago (21-8) vs La Salle (15-15)

Game Info: Saturday, March 9, 2024 at 4:00 pm (Gentile Arena)

Betting Odds: Loyola-Chicago -12 -- Over/Under: 142.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The La Salle Explorers and Loyola Chicago Ramblers face off on Saturday in a college basketball showdown at Gentile Arena. La Salle and Loyola Chicago are both coming off wins in their last game. 

La Salle Coming off a Win

La Salle in the last game faced off against George Washington, and they were able to secure the 72-66 victory. Anwar Gill had a strong game putting up 15 points. Khalil Brantley had a strong game putting up 15 points, seven rebounds, and six assists. La Salle is averaging 73.7 points while defense is giving up 73.7 points. The offense is ranked 178th in the league while the defense is ranked 248th. Khalil Brantley is averaging 15.3 points while shooting 39.3 percent from the field and 31.5 percent from behind the three point line. 

Loyola Has Won Two Games in a Row

Loyola is playing well heading into this game and they have won two games in a row. In the last game against Davidson, Loyola scored 69 points and they ended up winning by ten points. Loyola on the season is averaging 73.7 points while their defense is giving up 67.5 points per game. The defense is ranked 64th in the league and they are going to need the defense to be good again here. Desmond Watson is averaging 13.1 points while shooting 43.3 percent from the field.

La Salle vs Loyola Betting Prediction

These two offenses have been good this season, but the one difference is with the defense. La Salle’s defense is giving up 73.7 points per game and they are going to really struggle to defend in this game. Loyola is averaging 73.7 points per game and they are going to have no issue running up the score here. La Salle will have issues keeping up, and Loyola is going to cover the spread here.

Shane’s Pick Loyola Chicago -12

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