Thursday, January 28, 2016
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The Loyola Marymount Lions travel to Marriott Center to play the BYU Cougars on Thursday, January 28, 2016. The opening line for this game has BYU as 15.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
The Lions come into this game with an overall record of 10-10 and a road record of 4-7. They are 10-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-7. The Cougars have an overall record of 14-7 and a home record of 9-0. They have an over/under record of 11-7 and they are 10-7 against the spread.
Adom Jacko comes into this contest averaging 15.3 points per game while playing 27.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Lions. He pulls down 6.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 55% while his free throw percentage is currently at 74%. Brandon Brown averages 13.1 points per game in 32.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 6.1 assists per contest and 2.5 rebounds per game for Loyola Marymount. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Chase Fischer averages 18.2 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per contest this year for the Cougars. He grabs 2.3 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Nick Emery averages 15.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.2 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 88%.
Loyola Marymount averages 70.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 215th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -3.4 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 295th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 164th in the country. They average 34.1 rebounds per game and 15.2 assists per game which ranks them 263rd and 65th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 59th with 11.6 per game. The Lions allow 73.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 209th in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 232nd and 304th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 37.7 rebounds a game which ranks 253rd and they give up 15.8 assists per contest which puts them in 322nd place in the country. They force 14.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 49th in the Division 1.
BYU averages 82.5 points per game this year which ranks them 16th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 7.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 94th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 41st in the nation. They average 41.2 rebounds per game and 15.6 assists per contest which ranks them 22nd and 53rd respectively. In the turnover department the Cougars rank 123rd with 12.2 per game. The Cougars allow 75 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 234th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 139th and 281st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.5 rebounds a game which ranks 149th and they give up 14.5 assists per contest which puts them in 256th place in the nation. The Cougars force 12.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 191st in college basketball.
The Lions average 69.9 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 74.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -5.1 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 1 per contest. The Lions have an offensive rating of 102.9 and they assist on 60.1% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.3 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they shoot 3 pointers on 35% of their shots. Loyola Marymount turns the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.1% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.8%.
The Cougars score 88.1 ppg at home and they have averaged 79 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 0.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 16 points per game. The Cougars have a rating on offense of 111.6 and 53.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 74.1 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 53%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. BYU turns it over an average of 14.1 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.9% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 32.2%.
Loyola Marymount Lions Betting Trends
The Loyola Marymount Lions are 10-9 against the spread
The Loyola Marymount Lions are 10-7 against the over/under
BYU Cougars Betting Trends
The BYU Cougars are 10-7 against the spread
The BYU Cougars are 11-7 against the over/under
Loyola Marymount Lions Injuries
No key injuries to report
BYU Cougars Injuries
12/14/15 G Cory Calvert Personal has left team
01/13/16 G Jake Toolson Illness out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Loyola Marymount
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