Looking to win big? The Ramblers and Revolutionaries face off at 12:00 ET on ESPN+. The Revolutionaries are hosting the game at Charles E. Smith Center in Washington, DC. Loyola Chicago come into this Atlantic 10 conference matchup as the -3.5 favorite. The over/under line currently sits at 150.5 points.
LOYOLA CHICAGO RAMBLERS VS GEORGE WASHINGTON REVOLUTIONARIES BETTING PICK
The Pick: George Washington Revolutionaries +3.5
This game will be played at Charles E. Smith Center at 12:00 ET on Saturday, February 10th.
WHY BET THE GEORGE WASHINGTON REVOLUTIONARIES:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-66 in favor of the Revolutionaries.
- Not only will George Washington pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +3.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 150.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.
Can the Ramblers Offense Score Enough on the Road?
Today, Loyola Chicago is favored by 3.5 points on the road against George Washington. So far this season, the Ramblers have a record of 16-7, and they come into this game on a three-game winning streak. In Atlantic 10 play, they have gone 8-2 compared to their non-conference record of 8-5.
On the road, Loyola Chicago has a record of 5-3, and they have won four of their last five games away from home. For the season, the Ramblers’ average scoring margin on the road is -1.0 points per game, and they have gone 6-4 in their last 10 road games.
As the favorite this season, Loyola Chicago has gone 6-7 against the spread. In their last 10 games as the favorite, the Ramblers have an ATS mark of 5-5. On the road this year, Loyola Chicago is 5-3 vs. the spread and they have gone 6-4 ATS in their last 10 road contests.
So far this season, the over/under record for Loyola Chicago games is 9-12-1. Today’s over/under line of 150.5 is higher than the average OU line in their games (142.8). On the year, 15 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s OU line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 147 points.
Loyola Chicago recently showcased a strong offensive performance, scoring 85 points against George Mason. This output exceeded their season average of 73.9 points per game. Sheldon Edwards was the leading scorer for the Ramblers, putting up 27 points. In addition, Philip Alston contributed 14 points.
Coming into today’s game, the Loyola Chicago defense is giving up an average of 67.7 points per contest. In today’s game vs. George Washington, the Loyola Chicago defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Loyola Chicago made 26 free-throws vs. the Ramblers.
Are George Washington Ready for a Home Win?
George Washington will look to snap their five-game losing streak when they host Loyola Chicago. The Revolutionaries have gone 14-8 overall, including a 10-4 mark at home. Their average scoring margin at home is +6.1.
As an underdog this season, George Washington has gone 4-4. Their record in the Atlantic 10 is 3-6. For the year, they have gone 11-2 in non-conference games.
George Washington has an ATS record of 9-12 this season. At home, they are 6-8 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Revolutionaries are 6-4 vs. the spread.
This season, the over/under record in George Washington games is 11-10 and today’s line of 150.5 is right around the average over/under line of 149 in their games. So far, 12 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line and over their last three games, the average scoring total is 148 points.
In their most recent game, the George Washington offense concluded with only 65 points against Rhode Island. Throughout the game, they made 5/29 three-point attempts and had a field goal percentage of 41%. The team’s top scorer is James Bishop, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 17.1, while Darren Buchanan Jr. also maintains a PPG average of 15.7 leading up to the game.
The Revolutionaries’ defense is presently ranked 277th nationally, allowing an average of 76.9 points per contest. George Washington will look once again to perform well on defense, holding Rhode Island to just 41% shooting in their most recent game.