Colorado State Rams vs. Long Beach State 49ers - 12/3/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Long Beach State 49ers (3-4) at Colorado State Rams (5-1)
College Basketball: Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Moby Arena)
The Line: Colorado State Rams -9 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Colorado State Rams will host Long Beach State this Thursday.
The Colorado State Rams are sitting in 2nd place in the Mountain West Conference and have a 5-1 record. The Rams won their first 5 games of the season before losing their most recent game to UTEP 99-90. Through 6 games this season the leading scorer for the Rams has been Glan Clavell who is averaging 21.5 points per game and 7.5 rebounds with 3.3 assists. Second on the team is Antwan Scott who is averaging 16.0 points per game and 3.2 rebounds and 1.8 assists. Colorado State will try to get back on track with a win at home against Long Beach State.
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The Long Beach State 49ers started off the year winning their first 3 games but have lost their last 4 games. Their most recent game was a tough 76-72 loss to San Diego St. Through 7 games this season the leading scorer for Long Beach State has been Nick Faust who is averaging 14.7 points per game and 5.1 rebounds and 1.9 steals. Travis Hammonds is second on the team averaging 111.0 points per game and 3.7 rebounds and 1.3 assists. Third on the season is Roschon Prince is scoring 9.9 points per game and 3.6 rebounds and 1.0 assists. Long Beach State will try to snap their losing streak against Colorado State.
Long Beach State is 3-0-1 against the spread in their last 4 games vs. Mountain West opponents. The 49ers are 2-8 against the spread in their last 10 road games. The Colorado State Rams are 7-1 against the spread in their last 8 games vs. a team with a losing straight up record. The Rams are 2-5 against the spread in their last 7 games overall.
Long Beach State is currently on a down fall losing their last 4 games. Even though Colorado State is coming off of a loss they have won their first 5 games. Colorado State is the better all around team here while Long Beach State is a better defensive team. Il take Colorado State in a close game early but to pull away and cover the spread late.