Oregon vs. Long Beach State - 12/18/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Long Beach State 49ers (6-6) at Oregon Ducks (8-2)
College Basketball: Friday, December 18, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Matthew Knight Arena)
The Line: Oregon Ducks -13 -- Over/Under: 149.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: Pac-12 Network
The Oregon Ducks and the Long Beach State 49ers face off on Friday in college basketball action.
The Oregon Ducks are 8-2 this season but they are just 2-2 in their last four games. Oregon is averaging 75.9 points and they are shooting 45.1 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 65 points per game and their opponents are shooting 39.5 percent. Dillon Brooks leads the Ducks averaging 15.4 points and 7.1 rebounds per game. Elgin Cook is averaging 14.2 points and 5.0 rebounds, Tyler Dorsey is averaging 14.1 points, and Chris Boucher is averaging 11.8 points and 9.0 rebounds. Oregon has been a little banged up but they appear to be getting healthier.
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The Long Beach State 49ers are 6-6 this season and they are coming off of a win that ended a two-game losing skid. LBSU is averaging 72.1 points and they are shooting 42.6 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 75.6 points and their opponents are shooting 47.4 percent. Nick Faust leads the 49ers averaging 16.2 points and 5.3 rebounds per game. Travis Hammonds is averaging 9.5 points and 5.5 rebounds, A.J. Spencer is averaging 9.3 points, and Justin Bibbins is averaging 8.8 points and 5.8 assists. Long Beach State generally schedules big out of conference and this game shows they continue down that same path.
Oregon is 9-2 against the spread in their last 11 home games, 8-3-1- against the spread against the Big West, and 16-5 against the spread in their last 21 games. Long Beach State is 4-0 against the spread in their last four road games, 5-0-1 against the spread in their last six games, and 5-22 against the spread against the Pac-12.
This just seems like a lot of points in what should be a hard fought game.