Loyola vs. Miami Prediction

NCAA Tournament Predictions: Can Loyola upset Miami? 3/15/18

Are the No. 6 Miami Hurricanes shaping up to be one of the first-round upsets in the 2018 NCAA Tournament when it takes on the No. 11 Loyola Ramblers at 3:10PM ET?

Miami (FL) vs. Loyola (Chi) Game Snapshot

South Region: (735) Loyola (Chi) Ramblers vs. (736) Miami Hurricanes

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Location: American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas

TV: truTV, 3:10PM ET

Who Oddsmakers Like: Miami. According to oddsmakers at YouWager, Miami is a narrow favorite in this game, as the Hurricanes are getting odds of -2 points against Loyola after opening as a 3-point favorite. The over/under total sits at 132.5 points after opening at 133.5 points.

Who Public Bettors Like: Loyola. As of Thursday morning, the Ramblers are getting 57 percent of the wagers on this game as a slight underdog against Miami today.

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Key Injuries: Loyola - (G) Ben Richardson is probable Thursday vs Miami Florida ( Back ). Miami (G) Bruce Brown is out indefinitely ( Foot )

Our Prediction: Many are circling this game as a potential double-digit seed upset in their bracket. Loyola comes in on a 10-game win streak and the Ramblers are a team that has won at Florida earlier this year. These two teams have similar attributes, with both being defensive-minded. While I don’t necessarily want to jump on a bandwagon, I do like Loyola in this one. I think the Ramblers can keep this game low scoring and give themselves a chance late. What really stands out for me is the Ramblers’ 19-9-1 record against the spread this season and 12-4-1 mark ATS away from home.

Miami vs. Loyola Prediction: +2

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