Planning on watching today’s Greyhounds and Mountain Hawks game? Catch the action at Stabler Arena in Bethlehem, PA, as the Mountain Hawks hosts this showdown at 2:00 ET on ESPN+. The over/under for this game is set at 137.5 points, and Lehigh is favored by -11 vs. Loyola Maryland in a Patriot League conference matchup.

LOYOLA MARYLAND GREYHOUNDS VS LEHIGH MOUNTAIN HAWKS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Loyola Maryland Greyhounds +11

This game will be played at Stabler Arena at 2:00 ET on Saturday, February 17th.

WHY BET THE LOYOLA MARYLAND GREYHOUNDS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-70 in favor of the Mountain Hawks.
  • Even though we have Lehigh winning straight-up, we like Loyola Maryland at +11.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 137.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Do the Greyhounds Have What it Takes on the Road?

Despite their struggles this season, Loyola Maryland has been playing better as of late. They have won two straight games and have gone 4-6 in their last ten games on the road.

For the season, the Greyhounds have gone 5-11 on the road, compared to 0-9 at home. So far, they have gone 5-17 as the underdog, and they are currently 11-point underdogs against Lehigh.

As the underdog this season, Loyola Maryland has gone 9-13 vs. the spread. Their overall ATS mark is 9-16. On the road, the Greyhounds have an ATS record of 9-7 and they have gone 2-1 vs. the spread in their last 3 road games. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, Loyola Maryland is 4-6 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for Loyola Maryland games is 14-11, and today’s over/under line of 137.5 is similar to the average over/under line in their games (136.7). So far, 13 of their games have finished with more points than today’s over/under line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total is 122 points.

Loyola Maryland is fresh off a strong offensive showing, putting up 79 points versus Lafayette. This output is higher than their season-average of 64.4 points per game. Leading Loyola Maryland in scoring vs. Lafayette was Deon Perry with his 22 points. Golden Dike also added 21 points for the Greyhounds.

Loyola Maryland’s defense is currently in line with the NCAA average for points allowed, allowing an average of 72.1 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Loyola Maryland’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 45.0% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 33.9% this season.

Is a Home Win Possible for Lehigh?

Lehigh will be favored by 11 points in this game, and they have gone 4-5 in their nine games as the favorite this season. At home, they have gone 3-5 this season, and they have gone 5-5 in their last 10 games at home.

So far, Lehigh has gone 9-15 overall, and they have won their last two games. In their last game, they played Bucknell and won by a score of 71-63.

Lehigh’s ATS record this season is 14-7-1, and they are 4-4 vs. the spread at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Mountain Hawks are 4-6 ATS, and they have gone 2-1 ATS in their last 3 home games.

Lehigh’s over/under record this season sits at 10-12 and today’s line of 137.5 is slightly lower than the average over/under line in their games (144). So far, 16 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 147 points.

Coming off their recent game, the Lehigh offense tallied 71 points in a matchup against Bucknell. Their field goal percentage for the game was 35.4%, and they made 5 threes. Currently leading the team in scoring is Tyler Whitney-Sidney who comes into today’s matchup averaging 14.2. Dominic Parolin also heads into the game with a PPG average of 11.4.

The Mountain Hawks’ defense is presently ranked 188th nationally, allowing an average of 72.7 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Lehigh’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 44.2% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 34.2% this season.