Loyola Chicago vs Georgia Tech March Madness Odds — First Round 2021

Posted By Staff on March 15, 2021 - Last Updated on March 16, 2021

The No. 8 seed Loyola Chicago Ramblers (24-4) are a favorite in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament against the No. 9 seed Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (17-8) on Friday. The contest begins at 4:00 PM ET on TBS. Here are insights into this Midwest Region 8-9 matchup to help you fill out your bracket.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 15, 2021, 4:10 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Loyola Chicago Betting Information

  • The Ramblers have compiled a 16-9-1 record against the spread this season.
  • The Ramblers are 16-7-1 against the spread in 2020-21 when they are at least a 2.5-point favorite.
  • Loyola Chicago and its opponents have gone over the set total in only 12 of 26 games this season (46.2%).
  • In their last game, the Ramblers got a team-high 20 points from Braden Norris on the way to a 75-65 win against Drake on Sunday. They were favored by 8.5 points and covered the spread, and the teams combined to score 140 points to go over the 125 point total.

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

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Loyola Chicago Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Cameron Krutwig 27 15.0 6.7 3.0 1.1 1.2 0.0
Lucas Williamson 28 8.2 3.8 2.1 1.4 0.1 1.4
Braden Norris 28 8.1 2.9 2.9 0.6 0.2 1.7
Aher Uguak 28 7.6 4.1 1.3 0.9 0.0 0.4
Keith Clemons 27 7.4 1.5 1.5 0.8 0.0 1.3

Georgia Tech Betting Information

  • Georgia Tech has regularly covered the spread this season with a record ATS of 15-10.
  • The Yellow Jackets only hold a 5-6 record against the spread this season when they enter a game as at least a 2.5-point underdog.
  • 40% of Georgia Tech’s 25 games this season have missed the over/under.
  • The Yellow Jackets defeated Florida State 80-75 in their last outing on Saturday. Michael Devoe put up a team-high 20 points to lead the team to the victory. They covered the spread as 4.5-point underdogs, and the teams combined to go over the 145 point total.

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

Georgia Tech Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Moses Wright 25 17.4 8.1 2.3 1.4 1.7 0.5
Jose Alvarado 25 15.3 3.6 4.2 2.9 0.0 1.8
Michael Devoe 25 15.1 4.3 3.3 1.3 0.3 2.3
Jordan Usher 25 11.5 4.1 2.7 1.6 0.7 1.0
Bubba Parham 24 6.7 2.5 1.4 1.0 0.0 1.3

Total Facts

  • Loyola Chicago and its opponents have gone over Friday’s 126 total in 13 out of 28 games (46.4%) this year.
  • 22 Georgia Tech games this year (88% of its matchups) ended with a final score higher than Friday’s point total of 126 points.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 147 points per game, 21 points more than the point total of 126 for this contest.
  • These two teams surrender a combined 125.5 points per game, 0.5 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • On average, the Ramblers have seen a 127 over/under in their games this season, one more point than the over/under in this contest.
  • The over/under for this game is 19.5 points fewer than the average over/under in Yellow Jackets games this season (145.5 points).

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