Colgate vs. Loyola (MD) Patriot Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Thursday, March 2, 2023
The No. 1 seed Colgate Raiders (23-8, 17-1 Patriot) are 16-point favorites to win and move closer to a guaranteed berth in the NCAA Tournament bracket against the No. 8 seed Loyola (MD) Greyhounds (13-19, 7-11 Patriot) in the Patriot Tournament Thursday at Cotterell Court, starting at 7:00 PM on ESPN+. The over/under is 144.5 in the matchup.
Colgate vs. Loyola (MD) Odds
- Colgate odds to win: -1709
- Loyola (MD) odds to win: +950
- Spread: Colgate (-16)
- Total: 144.5
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Game Time and Information
- Date: Thursday, March 2, 2023
- Time: 7:00 PM ET
- TV: ESPN+
- Where: Hamilton, New York
- Venue: Cotterell Court
Who Will Win Colgate vs. Loyola (MD)?
Colgate and Loyola (MD) Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread
Colgate has a 3-1 record against the spread this season when favored by 16 points or more.
When it has played as at least a 16-point underdog this season, Loyola (MD) is 1-1 against the spread.
The two teams average a combined 0.4 more points per game (144.9) than this game’s over/under of 144.5 points.
Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 138.9 points per game, 5.6 fewer than the point total in this game.
The average total Colgate has had in its games this year is 2.2 more points than this particular game’s point total.
The average total for Greyhounds games this season is 7.4 fewer points than the point total of 144.5 for this outing.
The Raiders’ ATS record is 14-16-0 this season.
The Greyhounds have a 14-17-0 record against the spread this season.
Colgate Stats & Insights
Colgate averages 77.7 points per game (45th in college basketball) while giving up 68.9 per contest (145th in college basketball). It has a +273 scoring differential overall and outscores opponents by 8.8 points per game.
Colgate averages 31.1 rebounds per game (223rd in college basketball) while conceding 29.2 per contest to its opponents. It outrebounds opponents by 1.9 boards per game.
The Raiders knock down 8.3 three-pointers per game (75th in college basketball) compared to their opponents’ 7.6. They shoot 40.6% from deep while their opponents hit 36.2% from long range.
Colgate’s 104 points per 100 possessions on offense rank seventh in college basketball, and the 92.2 points it allows per 100 possessions rank 203rd in college basketball.
The Raiders are posting 80.2 points per game at home. When playing on the road, they are averaging 75.2 points per contest.
Loyola (MD) Stats & Insights
Loyola (MD) has been outscored by 2.8 points per game (posting 67.2 points per game, 299th in college basketball, while conceding 70 per contest, 183rd in college basketball) and has a -90 scoring differential.
The 29.3 rebounds per game Loyola (MD) accumulates rank 305th in the nation, 1.1 fewer than the 30.4 its opponents grab.
Loyola (MD) knocks down 7.6 three-pointers per game (158th in college basketball), while its opponents have made 7.1 on average.
Loyola (MD) ranks 257th in college basketball with 90.6 points scored per 100 possessions, and 267th defensively with 94.4 points conceded per 100 possessions.
At home the Greyhounds are scoring 74.8 points per game, 14.5 more than they are averaging away (60.3).
Colgate Key Players to Watch
The Raiders leader in points and assists is Tucker Richardson, who puts up 14 points per game to go with 5.2 assists.
Keegan Records is Colgate’s best rebounder, hauling in an average of 6.1 boards in each contest while scoring 12.5 points per game.
Oliver Lynch-Daniels makes more threes per game than any other member of the Raiders, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.4 per contest.
Richardson is Colgate’s leader in steals, averaging 2.1 steals per game, while Records leads them in blocks with 1.1 per contest.
Loyola (MD) Key Players to Watch
Deon Perry is the top scorer for the Greyhounds with 11.6 points per game. He also adds two rebounds and two assists per game to his stats.
Loyola (MD)’s leader in rebounds is Golden Dike with 6.7 per game, and its leader in assists is Kenny Jones with 3.5 per game.
Perry is reliable from three-point range and leads the Greyhounds with 2.3 made threes per game.
Jones (1.7 steals per game) is the steal leader for Loyola (MD) while Dike (0.6 blocks per game) is the block leader.
Colgate vs. Loyola (MD) Prediction
- Pick ATS:
- Pick OU:
Colgate 79, Loyola (MD) 63
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