Michigan State vs. Loyola Chicago Odds: College Basketball Picks, Nov. 24 Best-Practice Predictions
Teams with quick starts will meet when the Loyola Chicago Ramblers face the Michigan State Spartans in the first round of Battle 4 Atlantis 2021 on Wednesday. The Ramblers (4-0), who won the Missouri Valley Conference 16-2 and were 26-5 overall last season, have won their four games this season with an average of 30.5 points. The Spartans (3-1), who finished eighth with Maryland at 9-11 in the Big Ten Conference and finished 15-13 in 2020-21, have won three in a row after losing to Kansas in their opening game. This is the first meeting between the teams since 2014, when Michigan State posted an 82-57 win.
The tip-off from the Imperial Arena in Nassau, Bahamas, is scheduled for noon ET. Michigan State leads the all-time series 10-2. The Spartans are 2.5 point favorites in Caesars Sportsbook’s latest Loyola Chicago vs. Michigan State odds, while the over-under for total points is 138.5. Before making a choice between Michigan State or Loyola Chicago, check out the SportsLine projection model’s college basketball predictions.
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Now model Loyola has targeted Chicago vs. Michigan State. You can visit SportsLine now to see the tips. Here are the college basketball lines and trends for Michigan State vs. Loyola Chicago:
- Loyola Chicago vs. Michigan State Spread: Michigan State -2.5
- Loyola Chicago vs. Michigan State over-under: 138.5 points
- Loyola Chicago vs. Michigan State Money Line: Loyola Chicago +130, Michigan State -150
- LC: The Ramblers are 5-1 against the spread in their last six neutral site games
- MSU: The Spartans are 5-2 ATS in their last seven games against teams with odds over 0.600
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Why Michigan State Can Cover
Senior striker Gabe Brown leads the Spartans on offense, averaging 14 points, four rebounds and 1.8 steals per game. The co-captain has shot double digits in all four games this season, including a season high of 19 points with Butler on November 17th. In this game he also got six rebounds. He scored 17 points with seven rebounds in defeating Western Michigan on November 12th.
Senior striker Marcus Bingham Jr. has also achieved double digits in all four games this season, averaging 12.8 points, 8.3 rebounds and 3.5 blocks per game. He hits 58.3 percent of his shots from the ground and is a 75 percent free throw shooter. He achieved a career high of 19 points and scored a career high with 12 rebounds against Eastern Michigan, which was his first double-double in his career. He has blocked six shots in each of the last two games.
Why Loyola Can Cover Chicago
The Ramblers are led by senior transfer striker Ryan Schwieger, who averages 14.8 points, 4.3 rebounds and two assists in just 18 minutes of play. He scored 51.4 percent of his field goals, 50 percent of which from 3-point range on 8 of 16 shots. In his last two games he averaged 22 points, four rebounds and two assists. He played his first three college seasons at Princeton, averaging 10.7 points, three rebounds and 2.6 assists as a junior. He is an 84 percent free throw shooter in his career.
Redshirt senior striker Aher Uguak, who started his career in New Mexico, is also at the helm of Loyola Chicago. In 27.3 minutes of action per game this season, Uguak averages 13.5 points, 3.8 rebounds and 2.8 assists. He was named to the third-team All-Missouri Valley Conference team in 2020-21, and the Ramblers have won 17-2 if he scores 10 or more points. He has started 87 of his last 88 games.
How to Make Loyola Chicago vs. Michigan State Picks
The SportsLine model is based on the whole. In fact, Loyola Chicago’s Chris Knight is set to score almost five points more than his season average, while Michigan State’s Tyson Walker is set to improve his season average by six points. It also generated a counter-the-spread pick that cashed in nearly 60 percent of the simulations. The selection is only available from SportsLine.
So who will win Loyola Chicago against Michigan State? And which side of the spread hits in almost 60 percent of the simulations? Head over to SportsLine now to see which side of the Loyola Chicago vs. Michigan State spread to jump on, all from the advanced model that has risen nearly $ 2,100 in college basketball picks over the past five years, and find out.