Long Beach State vs. UC Davis - 1/9/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
UC Davis Aggies (5-9) at Long Beach State 49ers (7-9)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 7:00 pm (The Walter Pyramid)
The Line: Long Beach State 49ers -12.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Long Beach State 49ers and the UC Davis Aggies face off on Saturday in Big West college basketball action.
The Long Beach State 49ers are 7-9 this season but after playing a brutal out of conference schedule they are playing their Big West schedule. LBSU is averaging 74.2 points per game and they are shooting 43.8 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 79.8 points and their opponents are shooting 48.1 percent. Nick Faust leads the 49ers averaging 16.4 points and 5.8 rebounds per game. Travis Hammonds is averaging 10.7 points and 5.5 rebounds, Justin Bibbins is averaging 9.7 points, and A.J. Spencer is averaging 9.4 points. LBSU is 4-1 at home this season.
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The UC Davis Aggies are 5-9 this season and they have lost seven of their last eight games. UC Davis is averaging 66.3 points and they are shooting 43.7 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 71.4 points and their opponents are shooting 44.2 percent. Josh Fox leads the Aggies averaging 13 points and 6.9 rebounds per game. Siler Schneider is averaging 10.9 points, Brynton Lemar is averaging 9.6 points, and Neal Monson is averaging 9.5 points and 8.3 rebounds. UC Davis is 1-6 on the road this season.
Long Beach State is 7-1-2 against the spread in their last 10 games, 3-8 against the spread against the Big West, and 3-0-2 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread. UC Davis is 1-4 against the spread against the Big West, 1-7 against the spread in their last eight games, and 0-4 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread. The road team is 11-5 against the spread in the last 16 meetings of these two.
This one should be close as I look for LBSU to roll.