Loyola-Chicago Ramblers (2-1) vs. Boise State Broncos (1-2)
November 18, 2022 9:30 pm EDT
The Line: Boise State Broncos / Loyola-Chicago Ramblers
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The Boise State Broncos and Loyola-Chicago Ramblers meet Friday in college basketball action at The HTC Center. The Boise State Broncos look to get back to a .500 record. The Loyola-Chicago Ramblers look for their third win.
The Boise State Broncos are averaging 59.7 points on 41 percent shooting and allowing 61 points on 41.4 percent shooting. Max Rice is averaging 18 points and 0.5 assists, while Marcus Shaver Jr. is averaging 16 points and 8 rebounds. Tyson Degenhart is the third double-digit scorer and Naje Smith is grabbing 4.5 rebounds. The Boise State Broncos are shooting 22.2 percent from beyond the arc and 64.6 percent from the free throw line. The Boise State Broncos are allowing 27.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31 rebounds per game.
The Loyola-Chicago Ramblers are averaging 74.7 points on 48.5 percent shooting and allowing 76.7 points on 42.5 percent shooting. Tom Welch is averaging 14 points and 1 assist, while Philip Alston is averaging 2.5 points and 5 rebounds. Sheldon Edwards is the third double-digit scorer and Saint Thomas is grabbing 5.5 rebounds. The Loyola-Chicago Ramblers are shooting 22.2 percent from beyond the arc and 73.3 percent from the free throw line. The Loyola-Chicago Ramblers are allowing 29.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34 rebounds per game.
While It’s still a small sample size, the Boise State Broncos have two questionable losses and the offense just isn’t cutting it. The Loyola-Chicago Ramblers are coming off a poor showing against Tulsa where they were decent sized favorites, but they’re at least finding consistent offense, and you feel better about them moving forward. Boise State… Not so much. I’ll side with the Ramblers and whatever the line is.