Colgate Raiders vs. Loyola Maryland Greyhounds ATS Odds

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Pat foes will collide when the Loyola Maryland Greyhounds (8-18, 6-9 Pat) meet the Colgate Raiders (14-12, 9-6 Pat) at Reitz Arena. Action gets underway at 2 p.m. ET on Sunday, February 18, 2018.

Colgate Raiders at Loyola Maryland Greyhounds Betting Preview

The last time the Raiders played, they were beaten by the Lehigh Mountain Hawks, 88-78. With 18 points on 6-for-12 shooting, Will Rayman led Colgate in scoring. Lehigh did an excellent job of converting from the free throw line (17-20; 85.0 percent). Colgate, meanwhile, had a better turnover percentage (12.8 vs. 13.6). The Greyhounds are trying to rebound after their 94-53 loss to the Bucknell Bison in their last outing. Isaiah Hart was Loyola Maryland’s leading scorer with 12 points on 4-for-8 shooting. Bucknell had a free throw rate of 0.431 (above their season average of 0.291). Loyola Maryland, meanwhile, had a turnover percentage of 11.7 (better than their season average of 17.0). Loyola Maryland may have difficulty getting to the free throw line in this meeting. The Greyhounds rank 212th in the NCAA with a free throw attempt (FTA) rate of 0.230, while Colgate ranks 88th in FTA rate allowed (0.210). These teams have already met once this season. The Raiders won 77-72. Colgate was effective at getting and making free throws. The Raiders made 23 of their 26 free throws (88.5 percent), while the Greyhounds were just 7-14 (50.0 percent). Dana Batt was a top performer in the victory, with 16 points.

Colgate Raiders at Loyola Maryland Greyhounds Odds Prediction

Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – Loyola Maryland, ATS Winner – Loyola Maryland, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • The Raiders rank 167th in assists per game (13.3) while the Greyhounds rank 252nd (11.5).
  • Loyola Maryland ranks 197th in rebounds per game (34.2) while Colgate ranks 257th (32.6).
  • Colgate ranks 29th in three pointers attempted per game (26.7) while Loyola Maryland ranks 295th (16.3).
  • The Raiders rank 31st in blocks allowed per game (2.5) while the Greyhounds rank 199th (5.1).
  • Loyola Maryland ranks 47th in steals per game (7.3) while Colgate ranks 142nd (6.0).

Betting Trends:

  • The Greyhounds average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 16.0, up from 5.3 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Raiders have scored an average of 73.6 points per game (0.2 below their season average) and allowed an average of 74.0 points per game (2.2 above their season average).