Loyola Maryland Greyhounds at Navy Midshipmen ATS Odds

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The Navy Midshipmen (19-11, 10-7 Pat) and Loyola Maryland Greyhounds (8-20, 6-11 Pat) will face off at Alumni Hall to wrap up the regular season. Action gets underway at 2 p.m. ET on Saturday, February 24, 2018.

Loyola Maryland Greyhounds vs. Navy Midshipmen Betting Preview

In the Greyhounds last matchup, they were beaten by the Lehigh Mountain Hawks, 80-74. Loyola Maryland’s Cam Gregory had a good game, putting up 11 points and 12 rebounds. Lehigh had a turnover percentage of 7.9 (better than their season average of 15.9). Loyola Maryland, on the other hand, had an effective field goal percentage of 0.571 (above their season average of 0.477).

The Midshipmen are trying to rebound after their 85-61 loss to the Bucknell Bison in their last outing. Hasan Abdullah led Navy in scoring with 19 points on 6-for-13 shooting. Bucknell had a much better free throw rate (0.278 vs. 0.143). Navy, meanwhile, held the Bison to an offensive rebounding percentage of 14.8 (below their season average of 27.4).

The aggressive Navy offense might be getting to the foul line a lot in this meeting. The Midshipmen rank 91st in the NCAA with a free throw attempt (FTA) rate of 0.264, while Loyola Maryland ranks 307th in FTA rate allowed (0.286).

These teams have already met once this season. The Greyhounds won 72-63. The Greyhounds dominated nearly every facet of the game. They had a superb free throw rate of 0.289 and a great offensive rebounding percentage of 28.6. For those same stats, the Midshipmen were 0.191 and 24.0, respectively. Abdullah had a standout performance in the game, putting up 16 points.

Loyola Maryland Greyhounds vs. Navy Midshipmen Prediction

College Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – Navy, ATS Winner – Navy, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • The Greyhounds rank 39th in three pointers allowed per game (19.4) while the Midshipmen rank 137th (21.8).
  • Loyola Maryland averages 7.0 steals per game, which ranks 70th in the NCAA. Navy ranks 116th in steals allowed per game (6.3).
  • Navy ranks fourth in rebounds allowed per game (29.1) while Loyola Maryland ranks 126th (34.2).
  • The Midshipmen rank 122nd in assists per game (14.1) while the Greyhounds rank 240th (11.6).
  • Loyola Maryland ranks 134th in blocks per game (3.2) while Navy ranks 232nd (1.3).

Betting Trends:

  • The Midshipmen’s average margin of victory in their last five games has been 7.2, up from 2.8 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Greyhounds have scored an average of 62.6 points per game (6.6 below their season average) and allowed an average of 79.0 points per game (3.9 above their season average).