Loyola Chicago vs Valparaiso: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 17, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 17, 2021

The No. 22 Loyola Chicago Ramblers host the Valparaiso Crusaders after winning five home games in a row. The Ramblers are heavy favorites by  in the matchup, which starts at 8:00 PM ET on Wednesday, February 17. The matchup has an over/under of points.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 17, 2021, 2:15 AM 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 played to an 11-6-1 record against the spread this season.
  • The Ramblers are 1-0 against the spread in 2020-21 when they are at least a 20.5-point favorite.
  • In 44.4% of its games this season (8/18), Loyola Chicago and its opponents have outscored the set over/under.

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

Loyola Chicago Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Cameron Krutwig 21 15.0 6.6 3.0 1.0 1.0 0.0
Tate Hall 22 8.3 3.1 1.8 0.6 0.1 0.9
Aher Uguak 22 8.0 4.4 1.2 0.9 0.0 0.4
Lucas Williamson 22 8.0 3.9 2.3 1.4 0.1 1.4
Marquise Kennedy 19 7.5 3.5 1.4 1.1 0.2 0.4

Valparaiso Betting Information

  • With a 7-11-1 record ATS, Valparaiso has not routinely covered the spread this season.
  • 31.6% of Valparaiso’s 19 games this season have topped the over/under.
  • In their last game, the Crusaders got a team-high 12 points from Ben Krikke in a 74-60 loss to Northern Iowa on Sunday. They failed to covered the spread as 6-point underdogs, and the teams combined to score 134 points to fall short of the 138 point total.

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

Valparaiso Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Ben Krikke 22 12.4 4.1 0.9 0.5 0.9 0.3
Donovan Clay 22 10.8 5.5 2.2 0.8 1.3 0.7
Sheldon Edwards 21 8.0 2.7 1.2 0.9 0.3 1.2
Eron Gordon 22 7.6 5.2 1.4 0.9 0.4 1.0
Connor Barrett 18 6.5 2.5 0.6 0.8 0.0 1.7

Total Facts

  • Loyola Chicago’s games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Wednesday’s matchup point total (128.5 points) in 42.1% of opportunities (eight out of 19 matchups).
  • In Valparaiso’s games this season, the competing teams added up to a higher point total than Wednesday’s matchup point total in 15 out of 22 matchups (68.2%).
  • The Ramblers average 70.6 points per game against the Crusaders’ 66.9, amounting to 9.0 points over the contest’s total of 128.5.
  • These two teams surrender a combined 125.5 points per game, 3.0 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • On average, the over/under in Ramblers games is 2.1 points fewer than the over/under of 128.5 points in this matchup.
  • A difference of 8.1 points separates the average total points bet in Crusaders games (136.6 points) and this matchup’s over/under (128.5 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/20/2021 Loyola Chicago Valparaiso -11.5 131 -800 +546 Regular Season 75-39 LOYCHI
3/6/2020 Loyola Chicago Neutral Court -5.5 128 -243 +192 Conference Tournament 74-73 VALPO
2/9/2020 Loyola Chicago Loyola Chicago -8.5 132.5 -433 +323 Regular Season 70-68 LOYCHI
12/30/2019 Loyola Chicago Valparaiso -3.5 137 -174 +142 Regular Season 66-63 LOYCHI
2/10/2019 N/A Valparaiso N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 56-51 LOYCHI
1/15/2019 N/A Loyola Chicago N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 71-54 LOYCHI

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