Florida Gulf Coast Eagles (1-0) vs. Loyola-Chicago Ramblers (1-0)
November 13, 2021 2:00 pm EDT
The Line: Loyola-Chicago Ramblers -18.5 / Florida Gulf Coast Eagles +18.5 ; Over/Under: -138.5
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The Florida Gulf Coast Eagles and the Loyola-Chicago Ramblers meet in college basketball action from the Joseph Gentile Center on Saturday afternoon.
The Florida Gulf Coast Eagles will look to build off of a 94-57 win over subdivision Florida National in their last game. Victor Rosa led the Eagles with 20 points including 5 threes while Cyrus Largie and Austin Richie each had 11 points with 4 made field goals, with Richie logging 5 rebounds as well. Franco Miller Jr. had 10 points with 4 assists to cap off the group of double-digit scorers for Florida Gulf Coast in the win while Dakota Rivers had 9 points with a team-high 6 assists and a pair of steals, Andre Weir had 6 points with a team-high 10 rebounsd and Luis Rolon added 6 assists as well in the victory. As a team, Florida Gulf Coast shot 52.3% from the field, 39.4% from three and 59.1% from the foul line in the win.
The Loyola-Chicago Ramblers looking to build on their 103-45 rout of Coppin State last time out. Aher Uguak led the Ramblers with 16 points on 6 of 9 shooting with 4 threes while Bud Norris, Ryan Schwieger and Saint Thomas each had 13 points with Thomas and Norris each logging 3 threes, Norris chipping in 9 rebounds and Schwieger adding 6 rebounds as well in the win. Chris Knight and Lucas Williamson each chipped in 10 points with Knight doing his damage on 5 of 5 shooting while Williamson added a team-high 7 assists to finish off the scoring in double figures for the Ramblers in the win while Marquise Kennedy had 8 points with 9 rebounds and 6 assists of his own with 3 steals. Tate Hall added 8 points and a team-high 10 rebounds as well for the Ramblers in the victory. As a team, Loyola-Chicago shot 52.8% from the field, 43.5% from three and 63.6% from the foul line in the win.
Florida Gulf Coast is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games following a win and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games against a team with a winning record while the over is 9-3 in their last 12 games following a win by 20 more more points. Loyola-Chicago is 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games overall and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 home games while the under is 15-7 in their last 22 games overall.
I don’t expect the Ramblers to drop 100+ on Florida Gulf Coast, but I’m also not holding my breath expecting the Eagles to beat up the Ramblers offensively either. I think this is going to be a physical Loyola style of game, coming in under the number.