Long Beach State 49ers vs. Cal Poly Mustangs - 2/11/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Cal Poly Mustangs (8-14) at Long Beach State 49ers (12-12)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 10:00 pm (The Walter Pyramid)
The Line: Long Beach State 49ers -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Cal Poly Mustangs will travel to play the Long Beach State 49ers in a Big West game on Thursday.
The Long Beach State 49ers are 12-12 (6-3) and are coming off of a win against CS Northridge by a score of 81-76. Long Beach State has won 3 games in a row and is currently 3rd in the Big West standings. Long Beach State does have a win against Hawaii, who is tied for 1st in the conference. Long Beach State is averaging 75.4 points per game while giving up 74.4 points per game. Long Beach State is also averaging 35.9 rebounds per game and 15.6 assists per game. Nick Faust is averaging 17.3 points per game and 6 rebounds per game for Long Beach State. Justin Bibbins is averaging 10.9 points per game and 4.9 assists per game for the 49ers. Bibbins is questionable for this game. Long Beach State is shooting 67.1% on free throws, 38.6 % on three-pointers, and 43.9% on all field goal attempts.
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The Cal Poly Mustangs are 8-14 (2-7) and are coming off of a loss to Hawaii by a score of 75-60. Cal Poly has lost 4 games in a row and is currently tied for last in the Big West standings. Cal Poly defeated Long Beach State by a score of 96-92 in these two teams first meeting of the season. Cal Poly is averaging 74.2 points per game while giving up 76 points per game. Cal Poly is also averaging 36 rebounds per game and 15 assists per game. David Nwaba is averaging 11.6 points per game and 5.9 rebounds per game for Cal Poly. Reese Morgan is averaging 9.9 points per game and 3.1 rebounds per game for the Mustangs. Cal Poly is shooting 67.5% on free throws, 36.2% on three-pointers, and 43.3% on all field goal attempts.
Cal Poly is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games. Cal Poly is 0-5 ATS in their last 5 Thursday games. The over is 8-3 in Cal Poly’s last 11 road games. Long Beach State is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following an ATS loss. The over is 7-0 in Long Beach State’s last 7 games following an ATS loss. Cal Poly is 5-2 ATS in these two teams last 7 meetings.
Cal Poly hasn’t found too much success in conference play, but they did manage to get a win against Long Beach State earlier this season. Long Beach State should be able to rebound after losing their last game against Cal Poly. I like the 49ers at home.