Loyola Chicago Ramblers vs. Furman Paladins ATS Prediction 11/08/19

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The Furman Paladins (1-0), 6-point favorites, begin their home schedule at Timmons Arena against the Loyola Chicago Ramblers (1-0). Action starts at 7 p.m. ET on Friday, November 8, 2019.

Loyola Chicago Ramblers vs. Furman Paladins Betting Odds

Both teams were triumphant in their last game. The Paladins were victorious over the Gardner-Webb Runnin’ Bulldogs 70-63, while the Ramblers had no trouble getting past the UC Davis Aggies 82-48.

Loyola Chicago played a perfect game. They had a free throw rate of 0.127 and a turnover percentage of 10.6. UC Davis recorded marks of 0.053 and 18.8, respectively, for those same stats. The Paladins, meanwhile, had a much better free throw rate (0.259 vs. 0.158) and had a better turnover percentage (16.2 vs. 20.2). Furman was led by Clay Mounce, who contributed 11 points and nine rebounds. Cameron Krutwig fueled Loyola Chicago with 15 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds.

This showdown pits one of the NCAA’s top offenses against one of its elite defenses. Furman ranks 33rd in offensive efficiency and Loyola Chicago is 20th in defensive efficiency dating back to the 2018-19 season. Additionally, the Ramblers rank 262nd in free throw attempt (FTA) rate (0.212), while the Paladins rank third in opponents’ FTA rate (0.158).

Loyola Chicago Ramblers at Furman Paladins Pick

Free Prediction: SU Winner – Furman, ATS Winner – Furman, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2018-Present):

  • Furman ranks 15th in three pointers attempted per game (28.2) while Loyola Chicago ranks 322nd (16.5).
  • The Paladins rank 166th in rebounds per game (35.4) while the Ramblers rank 309th (30.1).
  • Furman ranks 25th in assists per game (15.8) while Loyola Chicago ranks 113th (13.9).
  • The Paladins rank 70th in blocks per game (4.1) while the Ramblers rank 237th (2.3).
  • Loyola Chicago ranks 72nd in steals allowed per game (5.6) while Furman ranks 229th (7.1).