Loyola Chicago Ramblers vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets NCAAB Men’s Tournament First Round Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for March 19, 2021

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BetMGM Sep 23, 2021, 2:03 PM

The No. 8 Loyola Chicago Ramblers (24-4) are 5.5-point favorites to advance to the second round of the NCAA Tournament when they take on the No. 9 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (17-8) on Friday, tipping off at 4:00 PM ET on TBS. Here's everything you need to know about this 8-9 matchup before filling out your bracket.

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Loyola Chicago vs Georgia Tech Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total OddsFavorite MoneylineUnderdog Moneyline
Loyola Chicago-5.5-110-109124-108-112-246199

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Point Total Insights

  • Loyola Chicago and its opponents have gone over the current 124 total in 15 of 28 games (53.6%) this season.
  • 2020-21 Georgia Tech games have had a higher total than Friday's over/under on 23 of 25 occasions (92%).
  • This contest's total is 1.5 points lower than the 125.5 these two squads combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • The Ramblers record just 1.5 more points per game (71.5) than the Yellow Jackets allow (70).
  • The Yellow Jackets' 75.5 points per game are 20 more points than the 55.5 the Ramblers give up.
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    Loyola Chicago Betting Data

  • Loyola Chicago has been solid against the spread, going 17-7 this season.
  • When favored by at least 5.5 points, the Ramblers have fared well against the spread, compiling a 10-7 record.
  • The Ramblers have combined with their opponents to go over the total in 0 of 24 contests this season, a rate of 0%
  • Place a bet on the Loyola Chicago Ramblers to win this matchup at the BetMGM online sportsbook.

    Loyola Chicago Leaders

    Ramblers Leaders
    NameGPPTSREBASSTSTLBLK3PM
    Braden Norris168.92.63.60.60.22.1
    Aher Uguak166.94.11.60.90.00.4
    Marquise Kennedy156.33.01.71.10.10.3
    Keith Clemons155.91.01.40.50.00.9
    Tom Welch155.51.90.30.30.10.5

    Georgia Tech Betting Data

  • The Yellow Jackets have a winning record against the spread, going 15-10 ATS (covering 60% of the time).
  • The Yellow Jackets have not fared well as a 5.5-point underdog going 3-5 against the spread.
  • Georgia Tech and its opponents have hit the over in half of their games this year -- 0 of 25.
  • Place a bet on the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets to win this matchup at the BetMGM online sportsbook.

    Georgia Tech Leaders

    Yellow Jackets Leaders
    NameGPPTSREBASSTSTLBLK3PM
    Moses Wright1318.88.32.41.31.10.5
    Jose Alvarado1314.93.23.82.50.11.5
    Jordan Usher1311.55.23.01.80.70.8
    Bubba Parham137.52.81.51.00.01.2
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