Betting on today’s Greyhounds and Pioneers game? Catch the action at Chesapeake Employers Insurance Arena in Baltimore, MD, as the Pioneers hosts this showdown at 11:00 ET on NEC. The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 154 points, and the Pioneers are favored to win at home against the Greyhounds.
LOYOLA MARYLAND GREYHOUNDS VS SACRED HEART PIONEERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Sacred Heart Pioneers -2.5
This game will be played at Chesapeake Employers Insurance Arena at 11:00 ET on Saturday, November 18th.
WHY BET THE SACRED HEART PIONEERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-68 in favor of the Pioneers.
- Not only will Sacred Heart pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -2.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 154 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.
Will the Greyhounds Make it Happen in Baltimore?
In their first two games of the season, Loyola Maryland has started off with an 0-2 record. Looking at their last five road games, including this season, Loyola Maryland has a record of 2-3. As Loyola Maryland enters today’s game, their ATS record stands at 0-2. Looking back at their performance in the previous three games, they hold a 2-1 ATS record with an average scoring differential of -8.
Through two games, Loyola Maryland has an over/under record of 1-1-0 with their games averaging a combined 143 points per game so far. The Greyhounds have seen their last five games conclude with a collective average of 70 points per game and an over/under record of 4-1.
Loyola Maryland offense recently wrapped up a game with a total of 57 points against Binghamton. In that game, they made 5/19 three-point attempts and achieved a field goal percentage of 33.3%. Currently leading the team in scoring is Deon Perry who comes into today’s matchup averaging 13.7. Golden Dike also heads into the game with a PPG average of 11.7.
So far, the Greyhounds’ defense is ranked 125th in the country at 77.0 points per contest. Loyola Maryland’s three-point defense is currently 21st in the country at 4.7 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 46.7% of their shots vs. Loyola Maryland.
Can the Pioneers Secure a Win at Home?
Sacred Heart enters their fourth game of the season with a 1-2 overall record. In their previous three games, where they were favored, they have a 2-1 straight-up record. As of now, Sacred Heart’s record vs. the spread is 1-2 heading into today’s game. Over their last ten games, which includes the previous season, Sacred Heart has gone 4-4-1 ATS.
So far, Sacred Heart’s games have averaged 165 points per game with the average over/under line being 151.2 points. In the Pioneers’ last five games, the combined scoring average stands at 74 points per game, accompanied by an over/under record of 1-3.
The Sacred Heart offense is coming off a game where they scored 80 points against UMBC. They posted a field goal percentage of 39.2% and connected on 8 threes. In terms of three-point shooting, the Pioneers offense has been good from outside, hitting 43% of their three-pointers on an average of 21.5 attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is currently 45%.
Sacred Heart’s defense is currently in line with the NCAA average for points allowed, allowing an average of 75.2 points per game. Sacred Heart’s three-point defense is currently 44th in the country at 7.2 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 36.9% of their shots vs. Sacred Heart.