Loyola Marymount vs San Francisco College Basketball Picks, Odds, Predictions 1/9/21

Loyola Marymount vs San Francisco College Basketball Picks, Odds, Predictions 1/9/21 Photo by Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports

San Francisco Dons (8-5) at Loyola Marymount Lions (5-3)

College Basketball: Saturday, January 9, 2021 at 9:00 pm (Gersten Pavilion)

The Line: Loyola Marymount Lions +2 -- Over/Under: 141.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The San Francisco Dons and Loyola Marymount Lions meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Gersten Pavilion.

The San Francisco Dons look for a win after splitting their last six games. The San Francisco Dons are averaging 69.8 points on 38.8 percent shooting and allowing 72 points on 44.3 percent shooting. Jamaree Bouyea is averaging 19 points and three rebounds while Khalil Shabazz is averaging 16.3 points and three rebounds. Dzmitry Ryuny is the third double-digit scorer and Taavi Jurkatamm is grabbing 3.5 rebounds. The San Francisco Dons are shooting 33.1 percent from beyond the arc and 75 percent from the free throw line. The San Francisco Dons are allowing 30.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.5 rebounds per game.

The Loyola Marymount Lions look for a win to build on their three-game winning streak. The Loyola Marymount Lions are averaging 71 points on 42.4 percent shooting and allowing 70.3 points on 42.9 percent shooting. Demeane Douglas is averaging 13.7 points and seven rebounds while Eli Scott is averaging 13.6 points and nine rebounds. Joe Quintana is the third double-digit scorer and Keli Leaupepe is grabbing five rebounds. The Loyola Marymount Lions are shooting 31.3 percent from beyond the arc and 69.7 percent from the free throw line. The Loyola Marymount Lions are allowing 38.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.4 rebounds per game.

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The Dons are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Lions are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 home games and 6-0-1 ATS in their last 7 Saturday games. The under is 4-1 in Dons last 5 overall. The under is 5-1 in Lions last 6 overall. The underdog is 6-1 ATS in the last 7 meetings.

The Loyola Marymount Lions have had more success against the number this season, but it's the San Francisco Dons that's been the more impressive team this season and has done more against above average competition. San Francisco is the better team here and the line suggests that as well. I'll lay the bucket with the Dons.

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Randy’s Pick San Francisco Dons -2

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.

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