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How and what to watch for Loyola Marymount vs. No. 1 Gonzaga

The Gongaza Bulldogs will look to end the regular season with a win over Loyola Marymount to stay undefeated.

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Gonzaga Bulldogs guard Julian Strawther attempts a free throw against the San Diego Toreros in the second half at McCarthey Athletic Center. The Bulldogs won 106-69. James Snook-USA TODAY Sports

The Loyola Marymount Lions will be next in line to try and upset the No. 1 ranked Gonzaga Bulldogs Saturday night at 10 p.m. ET. This is the final game of the regular season as the WCC Tourney is scheduled to begin on Mar. 4.

The Lions (12-7, 7-4 WCC) have now won four out of their last five games after defeating the Pepperdine Waves 81-74 on Thursday. A player to watch for the Lions is senior guard Eli Scott, who leads the team with 17.5 points, 7.7 rebounds, and 3.7 assists per game. Loyola Marymount has not beat Gonzaga since 2010.

The Bulldogs (23-0, 14-0 WCC) have won 23 straight win after defeating the Santa Clara Broncos 89-75 on Thursday. Gonzaga has won 18-straight games over the Lions and have the best offense in the country. This season, they are averaging 93.2 points per game and 92.8 points in their last five contests.

Game Time/TV Channel/Streaming

You can watch Loyola Marymount vs. Gonzaga on Saturday, February 27th at 10:00 p.m. ET on ESPN, or you can stream it via the ESPN app with a cable or streaming service login. If you don’t have a cable login to access the ESPN app, you can get a free trial from YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, AT&T TV Now, FuboTV, or Sling TV to stream it.

Point Spread, Totals, Odds, Trends

Point spread: Gonzaga -25
Point Total: 152.5
Money line: N/A

  • Loyola Marymount has a record of 5-1 against the spread in their last six games and 5-2-1 ATS on the road this season. The point total has gone over in four of Loyola Marymount’s last five contests.
  • Gonzaga has a 4-1 record in their last five games played on Saturday and are 5-5-1 ATS at home. The point total has gone over in four of Gonzaga’s last five games.

The Best Bet

The last time the Gonzaga Bulldogs played, they did not cover the -31 against the Santa Clara Broncos (89-75) on Thursday night. The Zags have beaten by an average of 25 points in their last 18 matchups. This season when Loyola Marymount is a double-digit underdog, they have a record of 2-0-1. The Lions will not bow down in this contest, but the Zags will still come away with the win.

Pick: Loyola Marymount +25

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