Loyola Ramblers vs Michigan State Spartans Prediction, 11/24/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Loyola Ramblers vs Michigan State Spartans
Date: Wednesday, November 24, 2021
Location: Imperial Arena in Paradise Island, BS
Imperial Arena is the location where the Michigan State Spartans (3-1) will try to defeat the Loyola Ramblers (4-0) on Wednesday.
The Loyola Ramblers stepped onto the hardwood against UIC and walked away with a win by a score of 80-63 in their last contest. Regarding fouls, the Ramblers walked away with 14 while UIC recorded 17 fouls. They also converted 10 of 24 attempts from 3-point land. UIC finished the game at 55.6% when shooting free throws by converting 5 of their 9 attempts. Additionally, UIC snagged 27 boards (5 offensive, 22 defensive), but wasn't able to record a block. UIC dished out 9 assists and had 4 steals in this contest. Concerning defense, Loyola let their opponent shoot 45.3% from the field on 24 of 53 shooting. They also recorded 13 assists for the game in addition to forcing the other team into 11 turnovers and earning 5 steals. In the matter of grabbing rebounds, they earned 30 with 6 of them being on the offensive end. At the free throw line, the Ramblers converted 14 of 19 tries for a percentage of 73.7%. Loyola ended the game having earned a 52.7% FG percentage (29 of 55) and converted 8 of their 14 shots from beyond the perimeter.
Ryan Schwieger is someone who was a contributor for this game. He finished the contest at 57.1% from the field and totaled 1 assist. He was on the hardwood for 25 mins played and also snagged 6 rebounds. He scored 22 points on 8 of 14 shooting.
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Loyola comes into this one with a win-loss mark of 4-0 so far this season. They are averaging 91.0 points per outing (7th in Division 1) while shooting 53.8% from the floor. The Ramblers are hitting 45.2% on three-point attempts (47 of 104) and 68.0% from the free throw line. As a team, Loyola is pulling down 39.3 boards per game and has accumulated 89 dimes this season, which is 39th in D-1 in terms of passing the rock. They turn it over 10.0 times per contest and as a group they commit 17.5 fouls per contest.
When they are on the defensive end, the Ramblers are forcing 16.8 turnovers per contest while drawing 18.0 fouls. They currently rank 62nd in college hoops in giving up assists to their opponents with 41 surrendered so far this year. The Ramblers defense is allowing a shooting percentage of 37.1% (83 of 224) and they concede 32.3 boards per game as a team. They are giving up 35.2% on shots from downtown while they are 57th in college basketball in PPG allowed (60.3).
When they last stepped on the court, the Michigan State Spartans walked away with a victory by a final of 83-59 against Eastern Michigan. The Spartans pulled down 28 defensive boards and 12 offensive boards for a total of 40 for the game. They also gave up possession 10 times, while getting 12 steals in this game. Eastern Michigan was called for 22 fouls for the matchup which got the Spartans to the free throw line for a total of 28 shots. They were able to make 19 of the free throws for a percentage of 67.9%. In regard to shots from downtown, Michigan State made 4 out of 17 attempts (23.5%). When this game wrapped up, the Spartans ended up going 30 out of 68 from the field which gave them a rate of 44.1%. The Spartans permitted Eastern Michigan to make 23 of their 62 tries from the floor which left them with a shooting percentage of 37.1% in the game. They finished 47.1% from 3-point land by shooting 8 out of 17 and finished the game at 5 out of 9 from the free throw line (55.6%). Regarding attacking the glass, Michigan State allowed Eastern Michigan to snag 38 overall (9 offensive).
Marcus Bingham ended up being a factor for the Spartans in this contest. He earned 19 points in his 22 minutes on the court and had 1 assist in this matchup. He converted 7 of 15 for this game for a field goal rate of 46.7%, and had 12 rebounds.
Michigan State has a mark of 3-1 for the year. The Spartans are responsible for committing 16.5 personal fouls per contest while shooting 70.7% from the free throw line. Their rate of dishing out assists is at 15.0 times per game (109th in Division 1) and they turn the ball over 14.8 times per game. Michigan State has earned 320 pts this season (80.0 per game) and they snag 44.3 rebounds per contest. As an offensive unit, the Spartans are connecting on 47.2% from the floor, which has them ranked 88th in the nation.
The Michigan State defense allows 30.4% on shots from beyond the perimeter (28 of 92) and their opposition makes 65.6% of their foul shots. They have given up 10.0 assists and 31.5 boards on a nightly basis, ranking them 72nd and 67th in Division 1. The Spartans are ranked 65th in the country in points per game surrendered with 61.0. They have forced 14.0 TO's per game and have let teams shoot 35.2% from the floor (22nd in the nation).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Loyola
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