Betting on today’s Ramblers and Billikens game? Catch the action at Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis, MO, as the Billikens hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. The over/under for this game is set at 145 points, and the Billikens are the home favorites against the Ramblers in a Atlantic 10 conference matchup.
LOYOLA CHICAGO RAMBLERS VS SAINT LOUIS BILLIKENS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Saint Louis Billikens -2
This game will be played at Chaifetz Arena at 7:00 ET on Wednesday, January 3rd.
WHY BET THE SAINT LOUIS BILLIKENS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 78-66 in favor of the Billikens.
- Not only will Saint Louis pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -2.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 145 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.
Will Loyola Chicago Make it Happen on the Road?
Loyola Chicago will be playing their 14th game of the season today and they currently have a record of 8-5. So far this season, all of the Ramblers’ games have been on the road. Entering today’s game, Loyola Chicago holds a 4-8 against the spread (ATS) record. In their previous five games, they are 1-3 vs. the spread.
Up to this point, games involving Loyola Chicago have had an average of 137.8 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 143.1 points. Their over/under record is 3-8-1. Over the course of the last five games, the Ramblers’ games have averaged 144 points per game, along with an over/under record of 1-3.
In their latest game, Loyola Chicago offense put up 73 points against Central Michigan. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 47.4% and made 8 threes. Des Watson is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 11.4. Meanwhile, Philip Alston also brings a PPG average of 15.2 into the game.
Coming into today’s game, the Loyola Chicago defense is giving up an average of 66.7 points per contest. So far, the Loyola Chicago defense is giving up an average of 6.5 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 12.4 times per game (588th).
Taking a Look at the Billikens Chances at Home
Saint Louis comes into their 14th game of the season with a 7-6 record. In their previous ten games at home, including last year, Saint Louis has a 7-3 record. Against the spread, Saint Louis has a 6-6 record this season. In their previous five games, the team is 3-2 vs. the spread.
Up to this point, games involving Saint Louis have had an average of 147.9 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 146.9 points. Their over/under record is 7-5-0. When assessing the Billikens’ performance in their last three games, their over/under record stands at 2-1, with their games averaging 146 points per game.
In their latest game, Saint Louis offense put up 70 points against North Carolina State. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 50% and made 1 three. Bradley Ezewiro led the team in scoring, putting up 18 points. Additionally, Tim Dalger contributed 17 points for the Billikens.
Coming into today’s game, the Saint Louis defense is giving up an average of 75.5 points per contest. Against North Carolina State in their most recent game, the Saint Louis defense gave up a total of 82 points while allowing North Carolina State to hit 50% of their shots.