Betting on today’s Midshipmen and Greyhounds game? Catch the action at Reitz Arena in Baltimore, MD, as the Greyhounds hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. Navy is favored by -1.5 in this Patriot League conference showdown. The game’s over/under is currently at 130.5 points.

NAVY MIDSHIPMEN VS LOYOLA MARYLAND GREYHOUNDS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Loyola Maryland Greyhounds +1.5

This game will be played at Reitz Arena at 7:00 ET on Wednesday, February 21st.

WHY BET THE LOYOLA MARYLAND GREYHOUNDS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Greyhounds.
  • Not only will Loyola Maryland pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +1.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 130.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Will Navy Pull Through as the Favored Road Team?

After losing their eighth game in a row, Navy heads to Loyola Maryland as 1.5-point favorites. The Midshipmen are 8-17 this season, including a 4-7 non-conference record and a 4-10 record in Patriot League action. On the road, Navy is just 1-12, and their average scoring margin is -8.7 points per game.

Coming into this game, Navy has lost six straight road games, and their record in their last 10 games away from home is 1-9. So far this season, they have been favored 10 times, going 7-3 in those games.

When looking at Navy’s ATS record this season, they have gone 8-15-1. On the road, their ATS mark is 5-8, and over their last 3 road games, they are just 1-2 vs. the spread. As the favorite, the Midshipmen have gone just 4-6 ATS this year and are 0-3 ATS in their last 3 games as the favorite. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, Navy is 4-6 ATS.

This season, the over/under record for Navy games is 13-10-1, and today’s line of 130.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this year (133.6). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1, and the average scoring total in those games is 125 points.

The Navy offense, in their latest game, managed to score just 65 points versus Boston. During the game, they attempted 23 three-point shots and had a field goal percentage of 40.7%. On the offensive front, the Midshipmen have a season-long field goal percentage of 39%, ranking 390th nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 380th in terms of percentage and 330th in three-pointers made.

Currently, the Midshipmen’s defense holds the 80th rank in the nation, allowing 67.9 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.3 threes per game vs. Loyola Maryland. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 33.1%.

Will the Loyola Maryland Defense Show Up at Home?

After losing their last game to Lehigh by a score of 75-70, Loyola Maryland comes into this game with a record of 6-21. At home this season, the Greyhounds have gone 0-9, and over their last 10 games at home, they have gone 1-9.

As for their record as the underdog, Loyola Maryland has gone 5-18, and they have been the underdog in 23 of their 27 games. On the season, they have been the favorite three times, but they have yet to win in that role.

As the underdog this season, Loyola Maryland has gone 10-13 vs. the spread. Over their last three games as the underdog, the Greyhounds have gone 2-1 ATS.

This season, the over/under record for Loyola Maryland is 15-11, and today’s line of 130.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (136.7). Over their last three games, their games have averaged 141 points compared to their season average of 136.4 points per game.

Loyola Maryland is fresh off a strong offensive showing, putting up 70 points versus Lehigh. This output is higher than their season-average of 64.6 points per game. Leading the team in scoring is Deon Perry, who is averaging 17.4 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, D’Angelo Stines also maintains a PPG average of 9.6 heading into game.

Currently, the Greyhounds’ defense holds the 179th rank in the nation, allowing 72.2 points per game. In their previous game vs. Lehigh, the Mountain Hawks finished with a field goal percentage of 48% and a total of 75 points vs. Loyola Maryland.