BYU vs Loyola Marymount (CA): College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 20, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 20, 2021

The Loyola Marymount Lions (11-6) are 7-point underdogs as they try to extend a four-game win streak when they host the BYU Cougars (15-4) at 3:00 PM ET on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at Gersten Pavilion. The contest airs on CBS Sports. The matchup has an over/under set at 136.5 points.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 20, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

BYU Betting Information

  • BYU has a 10-5-2 record ATS this year.
  • The Cougars are 4-3-1 against the spread in 2020-21 when they are at least a 7-point favorite.
  • In 41.2% of their games this season (7/17), the Cougars and their opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • The Cougars beat Pacific (CA) 80-52 in their last outing on Thursday. Caleb Lohner racked up a team-high 19 points to lead the team to victory. They covered the spread as 5.5-point favorites, and the teams combined to go under the 137 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

BYU Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Alex Barcello 21 15.4 4.5 4.6 1.0 0.0 1.8
Brandon Averette 21 11.3 3.0 3.5 0.9 0.1 1.7
Matt Haarms 19 10.7 4.4 0.9 0.3 1.6 0.3
Richard Harward 21 7.1 5.0 1.0 0.2 0.2 0.0
Caleb Lohner 21 6.7 6.7 1.1 0.6 0.0 0.7

Loyola Marymount (CA) Betting Information

  • With an 8-7-1 record ATS this season, the Lions have outperformed expectations.
  • When they play as at least a 7-point underdog, the Lions frequently meet expectations with a 2-1 record against the spread.
  • In 16 games this season, the Lions covered the over/under in 50% of their games.
  • In the Lions most recent game on Thursday, Eli Scott scored a team-high 18 points on the way to a 68-63 victory over San Francisco. They covered the spread as 6-point underdogs, and the teams combined to score 131 points to go under the 135 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Loyola Marymount (CA) Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Eli Scott 17 17.9 8.2 3.9 0.6 0.5 0.4
Dameone Douglas 12 13.5 7.3 1.3 1.0 0.7 0.9
Keli Leaupepe 17 10.1 4.6 0.9 0.5 0.1 0.9
Joe Quintana 15 9.7 2.4 2.2 1.0 0.3 2.2
Mattias Markusson 17 8.6 5.9 0.2 0.4 0.9 0.0

Total Facts

  • BYU and its opponents have hit the over on Saturday’s 136.5 total in 12 out of 19 games (63.2%) this season.
  • Eight Loyola Marymount (CA) games this year (47.1% of its matchups) finished with a final total greater than Saturday’s total of 136.5 points.
  • The total for the matchup of 136.5 is 12.5 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Cougars (78.9 points per game) and the Lions (70.1 points per game).
  • These two teams surrender a combined 133 points per game, 3.5 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • On average, the Cougars have seen a 145.4 over/under in their games this season, 8.9 more points than the over/under in this contest.
  • The over/under for this game is the same as the average over/under in Lions games this season (136.5 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/13/2020 BYU Loyola Marymount (CA) -12 140.5 -893 +571 Regular Season 77-54 BYU
1/4/2020 BYU BYU -17.5 136 -3335 +1200 Regular Season 63-38 BYU

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