Planning on watching today’s Mountain Hawks and Greyhounds game? Catch the action at Reitz Arena in Baltimore, MD, as the Greyhounds hosts this showdown at 5:00 ET on ESPN+. The Mountain Hawks are favored in this Patriot League conference showdown. The game’s over/under is currently at 138.5 points.

LEHIGH MOUNTAIN HAWKS VS LOYOLA MARYLAND GREYHOUNDS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Loyola Maryland Greyhounds +2

This game will be played at Reitz Arena at 5:00 ET on Saturday, January 6th.

WHY BET THE LOYOLA MARYLAND GREYHOUNDS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Greyhounds.
  • Not only will Loyola Maryland pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +2.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 138.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 143 points.

Can the Mountain Hawks Deliver Being Favored on the Road?

Lehigh comes into today’s game as a 2-point favorite and holds an overall record of 3-9. So far, the Mountain Hawks are 1-7 on the road and have an average scoring margin of -9.6 points per game away from home.

In their last game, Lehigh took on American and lost by a score of 75-66. Over their last ten road games, the Mountain Hawks are just 2-8.

Lehigh’s ATS record this season is 6-4, but they are 0-2 vs. the spread when favored. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Mountain Hawks are just 4-6 ATS.

Lehigh’s over/under record for the season is 4-6 and today’s over/under line of 138.5 is lower than the average OU line in their games this year (147.9). So far, eight of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line.

Coming off their recent game, the Lehigh offense tallied 66 points in a matchup against American. Their field goal percentage for the game was 42.6%, and they made 8 threes. Tyler Whitney-Sidney was the leading scorer for the Mountain Hawks, putting up 26 points. In addition, Keith Higgins Jr contributed 14 points.

The Mountain Hawks’ defense is presently ranked 193rd nationally, allowing an average of 73.7 points per contest. In their most recent game, the Lehigh defense struggled to defend the three-point line, as American knocked down 10 three-pointers on their way to 75 points.

Do the Greyhounds Have a Shot at a Home Win?

Loyola Maryland will be looking to snap their 11-game losing streak as they take on Lehigh today. So far this season, the Greyhounds have gone 2-12 and are 0-3 at home.

In their last game, Loyola Maryland lost to Colgate by a score of 78-55. Over their last 10 games at home, the Greyhounds have gone 6-4.

As the underdog this season, Loyola Maryland has gone 5-6 vs. the spread. At home, their ATS mark is 0-3 and their overall ATS record is 5-8. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Greyhounds have gone 4-6 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 138.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Loyola Maryland’s games this season (140.6). So far, 6 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 1-1 with an average scoring total of 144 points.

In their most recent game, the Loyola Maryland offense concluded with only 55 points against Colgate. Throughout the game, they made 6/20 three-point attempts and had a field goal percentage of 42.6%. The team’s top scorer is Deon Perry, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 13.9, while D’Angelo Stines also maintains a PPG average of 9.7 leading up to the game.

Coming into today’s game, the Loyola Maryland defense is giving up an average of 75.0 points per contest. Loyola Maryland’s defense is coming off a game in which they allowed the Colgate offense to knock down 50% of their shots on their way to putting up 78 points.