Written and authored by NCAA Basketball Expert Analyst Charlie Red McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for news and notes. The teams will play on Monday March 30th, 2015. At 8:00 PM EST on the CBSC Television Network.
The (22-12) Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks of the Sun Belt Conference will travel from the Northern part of Sportsmans Paradise to the “WINDY CITY”. Louisiana-Monroe will play the (22-13) Loyola Chicago Ramblers of the Missouri Valley Conference in 2015 CBI Championship action. The teams will play at the Joseph J. Gentile Center on campus in Chicago, Illinois. This Sports Handicapper believes both Louisiana-Monroe and Loyola Chicago took their respective Conferences by storm. The teams were predicted to finish near the bottom. The opening betting line has Louisiana-Monroe as a five and a half-point underdog Against The Spread on a neutral court, the betting odds total is 131′ for Monday’s game.
The 2015 Louisiana- Monroe Warhawks beat Vermont 71-65 on March 25th to advance to the CBI Tournament Championship. Louisiana-Monroe finished third in the Sun Belt Regular season, one game behind Georgia State. The Warhawks lost to Georgia Southern in the Conference Tournament. Louisiana-Monroe scores 64.8 points per contest on offense. The Louisiana-Monroe defense ranks 21st nationally. Senior Forward and Africa native Tylor Ongwae is the leading scorer with a 14.5 average. The Warhawks are 5-0 ATS in all Five Conference Tournament and CBI games. The Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks are 4-2 their last six NCAA Basketball ATS Predictions away from Monroe, going over the betting odds total four times and staying under the betting odds total twice. The key to a Lousiana Monroe win is to play tough defense. Betting Experts in Las Vegas and offshore has Bovada has not listed any odds win the 2015 CBI title.
The 2015 Loyola Chicago Ramblers beat Seattle 63-48 to advance to the best of three series. The Rambler went 8-10 in the tough Missouri Valley Conference. Loyola Chicago ranks 131st in the nation scoring the basketball. The defense allows the opposition 60.4 points per contest. Both teams are stout at the defensive end of the court. Sophomore and Chicago native Milton Doyle is the team’s leading scorer with an 11.5 average. The betting odds under the total are 11-4 the Ramblers last fifteen against non-conference opponents. The Loyola Chicago Ramblers are 7-3 Against the Point Spread their last ten overall, going over the betting odds total four times and staying under the betting odds total six. The key to a Loyola Chicago win is to take advantage of the home court in the first game of the series. Doyle has to have the ball in his hands most of the time. No odds are available for a CBI winner as of Sunday March 29th, 2015.
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