BYU vs. Loyola Marymount - 1/10/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Loyola Marymount Lions (4-12) at BYU Cougars (13-5)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Marriott Center)
The Line: BYU Cougars -21.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: BYU TV
The BYU Cougars and the Loyola Marymount Lions face off on Saturday at theMarriott Center in WCC college basketball action.
The BYU Cougars are 13-5 this season and they are 3-2 in West Coast Conference play. BYU is averaging 83.8 points and they are shooting 45.9 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 74.2 points and their opponents are shooting 44.1 percent. Tyler Haws leads the Cougars averaging 22 points per game. Anson Winder is averaging 15.1 points, Chase Fisher is averaging 13.5 points, and Kyle Collinsworth is averaging 13.3 points, 8.6 rebounds, and 5.9 assists per game. BYU is 7-3 at home this season.
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The Loyola Marymount Lions are 4-12 this season ad they have started conference play 0-4. LMU Is averaging 60.9 points and they are shooting 42.7 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 69.6 points and their opponents are shooting 44.7 percent. Evan Payne leads the Lions averaging 20 points per game. Ayodeji Egbeyemi is averaging 8.8 points, Marin Momar is averaging 7.4 points, and Patson Siame is averaging 6.8 points. Loyola Marymount is 0-5 on the road this season.
BYU is 2-5 against the spread in their last seven games, 2-6 against the spread against the WCC< and 0-6 against the spread in their last six home games. Loyola Marymount is 4-1 against the spread in their last five road games, 5-18 against the spread against the WCC, and 5-21 against the spread against a team with a winning record. The home team has covered the point spread in four of the last five meetings of these two.
This is a monster spread but it is warranted and I look for BYU to cover.