Grand Canyon @ Loyola Marymount
Current Records: Grand Canyon 5-1; Loyola Marymount 4-2
What to Know
The Grand Canyon Antelopes are on the road again on Monday and play against the Loyola Marymount Lions at 10 p.m. ET Nov. 29 at Albert Gersten Pavilion. The two teams each escaped (but just barely!) with wins against their previous opponents.
It was a close one, but this past Saturday the Antelopes sidestepped the Pepperdine Waves for a 59-56 win.
Speaking of close games: things were close when Loyola Marymount and the Prairie View A&M Panthers clashed this past Saturday, but Loyola Marymount ultimately edged out the opposition 83-80.
Grand Canyon is expected to lose this next one by 3.5. Those burned by picking them against the spread this past Saturday might want to keep in mind that the squad has not yet dropped back-to-back games against the spread this season.
Grand Canyon is now 5-1 while Loyola Marymount sits at 4-2. A pair of defensive stats to keep an eye on: The Antelopes rank 15th in college basketball when it comes to points allowed per game, with only 56.5 on average. Less enviably, the Lions have allowed their opponents to shoot 46.20% from the floor on average, which is the 46th highest shooting percentage allowed in college basketball.
How To Watch
- When: Monday at 10 p.m. ET
- Where: Albert Gersten Pavilion -- Los Angeles, California
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Lions are a 3.5-point favorite against the Antelopes, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Lions as a 4.5-point favorite.
This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last six years.