Loyola Marymount Lions vs. Jacksonville State Gamecocks - 12/18/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Jacksonville State Gamecocks (3-9) at Loyola Marymount Lions (6-4)
College Basketball: Friday, December 18, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Albert Gersten Pavilion)
The Line: Loyola Marymount Lions -11 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Jacksonville State Gamecocks will travel to play the Loyola Marymount Lions in a non-conference game on Friday.
The Loyola Marymount Lions are 6-4 and are coming off of a win against Cal State Fullerton by a score of 82-70. Loyola Marymount led by 4 points at halftime and pulled away from their opponent in the second half. Steven Haney had 26 points for Loyola Marymount. Brandon Brown added 14 points and 9 assists for the Lions. Loyola Marymount was out rebounded by a total of 33-31 and had 21 assists in their victory. Loyola Marymount is averaging 73 points per game while giving up 74 points per game. Loyola Marymount is also averaging 34.8 rebounds per game and 14.9 assists per game. Brandon Brown is averaging 14.7 points per game and 5.9 assists per game, while Adom Jacko is averaging 13.7 points per game and 5.8 rebounds per game for Loyola Marymount. Loyola Marymount is shooting 76.6% on free throws, 34.4% on three-pointers, and 40.9% on all field goal attempts.
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The Jacksonville State Gamecocks are 3-9 and are coming off of a loss to Alabama State by a score of 63-60. Jacksonville State led by 5 points at halftime but let Alabama State come back in the second half to grab the victory. JaQuail Townser had 14 points and 6 rebounds for Jacksonville State. Jeremy Watson added 13 points and 12 rebounds for the Gamecocks. Jacksonville State was out rebounded by a total of 44-34 and had 9 assists in their defeat. Jacksonville State is averaging 70.7 points per game while giving up 71.3 points per game. Jacksonville State is also averaging 32.4 rebounds per game and 12.9 assists per game. Malcolm Drumwright is averaging 15.1 points per game and 3.9 assists per game, while JaQuail Townser is averaging 9.5 points per game and 3.8 rebounds per game for Jacksonville State. Jacksonville State is shooting 68.9% on free throws, 31.2% on three-pointers, and 42% on all field goal attempts.
Jacksonville State is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games. Jacksonville State is 2-5 ATS in their last 7 Friday games. The under is 4-1 in Jacksonville State’s last 5 games. Loyola Marymount is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games. Loyola Marymount is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 home games. The over is 4-0 in Loyola Marymount’s last 4 home games.
Jacksonville State has really started this season playing poorly and has lost 4 games in a row. Loyola Marymount has played much better and also has a small rebounding advantage in this game. I am taking Loyola Marymount in this game.