Betting on today’s Greyhounds and Midshipmen game? Catch the action at Alumni Hall (Navy) in Annapolis, MD, as the Midshipmen hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. This Patriot League conference matchup has an over/under of 132.5 points, and Navy is favored to win by -7 at home vs. Loyola Maryland.

LOYOLA MARYLAND GREYHOUNDS VS NAVY MIDSHIPMEN BETTING PICK

The Pick: Loyola Maryland Greyhounds +7

This game will be played at Alumni Hall (Navy) at 7:00 ET on Tuesday, March 5th.

WHY BET THE LOYOLA MARYLAND GREYHOUNDS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-70 in favor of the Midshipmen.
  • Even though we have Navy winning straight-up, we like Loyola Maryland at +7.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 132.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Can Loyola Maryland Pull Off a Road Win?

After a 69-68 win over Army, Loyola Maryland is 7-24 overall and 5-12 in Patriot League play. The Greyhounds have gone 6-19 as underdogs this season, and they are 5-12 on the road.

On the road this year, Loyola Maryland has been outscored by an average of 8.4 points per game, and they are 4-6 in their last 10 games away from home. So far, they have gone 2-12 in non-conference games.

As the underdog this season, Loyola Maryland has gone 11-14 vs. the spread. On the road, the Greyhounds have an ATS mark of 10-7 and they are 3-0 ATS in their last 3 road games.

This season, the over/under record for Loyola Maryland games sits at 16-13. So far, the average scoring total in their games is 135.5 points. Today’s over/under line of 132.5 is lower than the average OU line in their games this season (135.9). Over their last three games, their over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 136 points.

The Greyhounds’ offense wrapped up their last game with 69 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 64.5 points per contest. Deon Perry is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 17.2. Meanwhile, Alonso Faure also brings a PPG average of 7.8 into the game.

On the defensive side, Loyola Maryland is currently hovering around the NCAA’s average for points allowed, conceding an average of 72.2 points per game. Against Army, the Greyhounds’ defense gave up 68 points and did a good job not fouling. For the game, Army only made 9 free-throws.

Will the Midshipmen Find a Way to Win at Home?

After starting the season with a 2-14 record as the underdog, Navy has gone 9-3 as the favorite, and they are 8-5 at home this season. Their average scoring margin at home is +2.2, and they are coming off a 71-65 win over American.

Over their last 10 games at home, the Midshipmen have gone 6-4, and they are currently on a four-game winning streak. For the season, they have an overall record of 12-17, and their record in the Patriot League is 8-10.

As the favorite this season, Navy has gone 6-6 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Midshipmen have a record of 4-6. At home, Navy is just 5-7-1 vs. the spread this year and over their last 10 home games, they are 3-6-1 ATS.

For the season, the over/under record for Navy games is 15-12-1, and today’s line of 132.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (133.3). In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1, and the average scoring total in those games is 132 points.

The Navy offense is coming off a game in which they scored 71 points vs. American. Overall their field goal percentage was 55.6% while connecting on 9 threes. On the offensive front, the Midshipmen have a season-long field goal percentage of 39%, ranking 389th nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 344th in terms of percentage and 317th in three-pointers made.

This season, the Navy defense has been impressive, holding the 58th position in the country while permitting an average of 67.2 points per contest. Against American in their most recent game, the Navy defense gave up a total of 65 points while allowing American to hit 43% of their shots.