Stanford vs. Loyola Marymount - 12/17/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Loyola Marymount Lions (3-5) at Stanford Cardinal (5-2)
College Basketball: Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 9:00 pm (Maples Pavilion)
The Line: Stanford Cardinal -16 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: Pac-12 Network
The Stanford Cardinal and the Loyola Marymount Lions face off on Wednesday at Maples Pavilion in college basketball action.
The Stanford Cardinal are 5-2 this season and they have won two of their last three games. Stanford is averaging 73 points and they are shooting 43.8 percent while defensively they are allowing 62.7 points and their opponents shoot 40.4 percent. Chassson Randle is averaging 16.4 points per game to lead the Cardinal. Stefan Nastic is averaging 14.4 points and 7.3 rebounds, Anthony Brown is averaging 14.3 points and 7.9 rebounds, and Rosco Allen is averaging 8.9 points. Stanford is 4-0 at home this season.
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The Loyola Marymount Lions are 3-5 this season and they have lost their last three games. LMU is averaging 65.3 points and they are shooting 41.8 percent while defensively they are allowing 71.6 points and their opponents are shooting 45.3 percent. Evan Payne leads the Lions averaging 22.6 points per game. Matt Hayes is averaging 8.5 points, Ayodeji Egbeyemi is averaging 8.0 points, and Marin Momar is averaging 7.2 points. Loyola Marymount hasn’t beaten a team with a RPI better than 200.
Stanford is 3-1-1 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the spread, 1-3-1 against the spread against the West Coast conference, and 1-4 against the spread following a win. Loyola Marymount is 3-7 against the spread against the Pac-12, 4-10 against the spread in their last 14 road games, and 1-5 against the spread in their last six non-conference games.
This looks o be a huge number but it isn’t big enough as Stanford should take this one in a romp as LMU hasn’t won a road game and they are simply over matched here.