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Loyola Chicago Ramblers vs Illinois Fighting Illini 03/21/2021 NCAAB Game Analysis, Picks & Odds

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Loyola Chicago Ramblers vs Illinois Fighting Illini 03/21/2021 – The second round of the NCAA Tournament is all set to take place as Loyola Chicago Ramblers take on Illinois Fighting Illini from Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Ramblers completed their regular season after securing the top spot in the Missouri Valley Conference play. Illinois Fighting Illini completed their regular season after securing the second round in the Big 10 Conference play. The NCAA March Madness predictions are up and running as these teams battle to sustain in the second round.

Loyola Chicago Ramblers vs Illinois Fighting Illini 03/21/2021

When: Sunday, March 21, 12:10 PM ET
Where: Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana
TV: CBS
Stream: Sofascore

Loyola Chicago Ramblers vs Illinois Fighting Illini 03/21/2021

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Loyola Chicago Ramblers +6.5 (-110) 133.5 o (-110) +230
Illinois Fighting Illini -6.5 (-110) 133.5 u (-110) -280
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Loyola Chicago Ramblers

The Ramblers won their first NCAA Tournament round against Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. The Ramblers were strong as they tossed in 71 points with their scoring offense. From the defensive end, they gave up just 60 to the Yellow Jackets. From their field goal attempts, the Ramblers shot at close to 48 percent. Loyola was also impressive from the three-point radar as they shot at close to 41 percent. The Ramblers will need to do more to get past the Fighting Illini in this game. Overall, their offense is touching an average of close to 72 points per game.

Payers to watch: C. Krutwig C (GP 28 MIN 28.1 PTS 14.9 REB 6.7 AST 2.9 STL 1.1 BLK 1.2 TO 2.1 FG% 58.1 FT% 68.1), L. Williamson G (GP 29 MIN 27.7 PTS 8.6 REB 3.9 AST 2.2 STL 1.4 BLK 0.1 TO 1.2 FG% 43.6 FT% 78.3), B. Norris G (GP 29 MIN 30.4 PTS 8.4 REB 2.9 AST 3.1 STL 0.6 BLK 0.2 TO 1.6 FG% 43.9 FT% 80.5).

Illinois Fighting Illini

Illinois Fighting Illini smashed Drexel Dragons in their first round of the NCAA tournament. The Fighting Illini scored 78 and gave up just 49 to Drexel. Illinois is a powerful team that managed to complete second in the Big 10 play. Illinois has a defensive unit that is surrendering close to just 70 points per game. The Fighting Illini is touching an average of close to 82 points per game with their scoring offense. Illinois is shooting at a decent 49.9 percent from their field goal attempts.

Payers to watch: A. Dosunmu G (GP 27 MIN 35 PTS 20.6 REB 6.5 AST 5.4 STL 1.1 BLK 0.2 TO 3.2 FG% 49 FT% 78.3), K. Cockburn C (GP 30 MIN 26.8 PTS 17.6 REB 9.5 AST 0.2 STL 0.3 BLK 1.3 TO 1.8 FG% 65.7 FT% 54.1), T. Frazier G (GP 30 MIN 32.8 PTS 10.4 REB 2.8 AST 2.7 STL 1.3 BLK 0.1 TO 1.5 FG% 41.3 FT% 83.1).

Loyola Chicago Ramblers vs Illinois Fighting Illini Betting Predictions

Trends

Loyola Chicago Ramblers

Loyola-Chicago is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Loyola-Chicago’s last 19 games.
Loyola-Chicago is 7-0 SU in their last 7 games.
Loyola-Chicago is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games this season.
Ramblers are 0-10 SU in their last 10 games against an opponent in the Big Ten conference.

Illinois Fighting Illini

Illinois is 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Illinois’ last 6 games.
Illinois is 8-0 SU in their last 8 games.
Illinois is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games this season.
Fighting Illini are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Missouri Valley conference.

Loyola Chicago Ramblers vs Illinois Fighting Illini Betting Picks

Based on the college basketball odds tonight, Illinois Fighting Illini holds the key to success in this game. The Fighting Illini has a better scoring offense and they will be able to take out the Ramblers with ease.

Moneyline: The ML for the Rambles is +230 and the ML for the Fighting Illini is -280.

Spread: +6.5 (-110) is out for the Ramblers and -6.5 (-110) is the spread for the Fighting Illini.

Totals: The total will go over 133.5 (-110) for the Ramblers and the same will go under for the Fighting Illini.

Score Prediction: 73-62,  Fighting Illini wins.