Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Bulldogs versus the Lions? Tip off is at at 9:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on CBSS. The game will be played at Gersten Pavilion in Los Angeles, CA. In this West Coast matchup, Gonzaga is favored by -14.5 vs. Loyola Marymount. The over/under for the game is 152.5 points.


The Pick: Loyola Marymount Lions +14.5

This game will be played at Gersten Pavilion at 9:00 ET on Thursday, February 15th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Lions.
  • Not only will Loyola Marymount pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +14.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 152.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.

Do the Bulldogs Have a Shot at a Win at Los Angeles?

Coming off a win against Kentucky, Gonzaga is 18-6 overall and 8-2 in West Coast Conference action. So far, the Bulldogs have been favored in 20 of their 24 games, going 16-4 in those contests. On the road, Gonzaga is 5-2 this season, and they have won their last three games away from home.

For the year, the Bulldogs are outscoring opponents by an average of 12.4 points per game on the road. Over their last 10 games on the road, Gonzaga is 8-2, and their road record this season is 12-4.

As the favorite this season, Gonzaga has gone 10-10 vs. the spread. On the road, the Bulldogs are 3-4 ATS this year and 5-5 in their last 10 road games. Overall, Gonzaga’s ATS record is 11-12 in 2020-21.

Today’s over/under line of 152.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Gonzaga’s games this year (154.3). So far this season, the over/under record in their games is 10-13. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 153 points and their over/under record during their last 10 games is 4-6.

In their recent game, the Bulldogs’ offense concluded with 89 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 84.9 points per contest. Graham Ike is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 15.3. Meanwhile, Anton Watson also brings a PPG average of 14.9 into the game.

Currently, the Bulldogs’ defense holds the 84th rank in the nation, allowing 68.3 points per game. So far, the Gonzaga defense is giving up an average of 8.9 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 10.1 times per game (422nd).

Will the Loyola Marymount Defense Show Up at Home?

After a loss to Pepperdine in their most recent game, Loyola Marymount will try to snap their four-game losing streak. So far, the Lions are 10-14 overall and 3-7 in West Coast Conference play. They are 8-8 at home this season, and their average scoring margin at home is +7.0 points per game.

On the other hand, Loyola Marymount has gone just 2-6 as the underdog this season, and they are 2-6 in their last eight games as the underdog. For the year, they have been the underdog in eight of their 24 games.

As the underdog, Loyola Marymount has gone 4-4 vs. the spread this season. Overall, the Lions are 10-14 vs. the spread this year. At home, LMU has an ATS mark of 7-9 and they have gone 5-5 vs. the spread in their last 10 home games.

This season, the over/under record for Loyola Marymount is 13-11, and today’s over/under line of 152.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (145.4). So far, 15 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, their over/under record is 1-2, and the average scoring total in those games is 147 points.

In their most recent game, the Loyola Marymount offense concluded with only 63 points against Pepperdine. Throughout the game, they made 4/14 three-point attempts and had a field goal percentage of 41.4%. Alex Merkviladze led the scoring for the Lions, contributing 17 points. Additionally, Justice Hill chipped in with 13 points.

At this time, the Lions’ defense is positioned 134th in the country, permitting 71.0 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 5.4 threes per game vs. Gonzaga. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 35.6%.