Thursday, January 21, 2016
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The BYU Cougars travel to Gersten Pavilion to play the Loyola Marymount Lions on Thursday, January 21, 2016. The opening line for this game has BYU as 7 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
The Cougars come into this game with an overall record of 13-6 and a road record of 2-5. They are 9-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-6. The Lions have an overall record of 9-9 and a home record of 5-2. They have an over/under record of 9-6 and they are 10-7 against the spread.
Chase Fischer comes into this contest averaging 18.3 points per game while playing 32.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Cougars. He pulls down 2.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Kyle Collinsworth averages 14.9 points per game in 34 minutes per contest this season. He averages 7.2 assists per contest and 7.9 rebounds per game for BYU. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 68%.
Adom Jacko averages 14.2 points per game while playing 27.3 minutes per contest this year for the Lions. He grabs 6.3 rebounds per game and has 0.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage currently is at 72%. Brandon Brown averages 13.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.6 rebounds per contest and 6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 78%.
BYU averages 83.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 16th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 8.1 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 86th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 36th in the country. They average 41.3 rebounds per game and 15.2 assists per game which ranks them 21st and 61st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 115th with 12.2 per game. The Cougars allow 74.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 230th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 124th and 264th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.3 rebounds a game which ranks 139th and they give up 14 assists per contest which puts them in 221st place in the country. They force 12.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 204th in the Division 1.
Loyola Marymount averages 70 points per game this year which ranks them 218th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -3.4 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 302nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 185th in the nation. They average 34.5 rebounds per game and 14.9 assists per contest which ranks them 254th and 81st respectively. In the turnover department the Lions rank 71st with 11.7 per game. The Lions allow 73.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 197th in the country. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 220th and 273rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.2 rebounds a game which ranks 225th and they give up 15.4 assists per contest which puts them in 300th place in the nation. The Lions force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 63rd in college basketball.
BYU Cougars Betting Trends
The BYU Cougars are 9-6 against the spread
The BYU Cougars are 10-6 against the over/under
Loyola Marymount Lions Betting Trends
The Loyola Marymount Lions are 10-7 against the spread
The Loyola Marymount Lions are 9-6 against the over/under
BYU Cougars Injuries
12/14/15 G Cory Calvert Personal has left team
01/13/16 G Jake Toolson Illness out for season
Loyola Marymount Lions Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take BYU
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