Arizona vs. Long Beach State - 12/22/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Long Beach State 49ers (6-7) at Arizona Wildcats (11-1)
College Basketball: Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at 9:00 pm (McKale Center)
The Line: Arizona Wildcats -14.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: Pac-12 Network
The Arizona Wildcats and the Long Beach State 49ers face off on Tuesday in college basketball action.
The Arizona Wildcats are 11-1 this season and they have won their last six games in a row since losing to Providence. Arizona is averaging 78.4 points per game and they are shooting 48.1 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 61.2 points and their opponents are shooting 39.7 percent. Ryan Anderson leads the Wildcats averaging 15.9 points and 9.9 rebounds per game. Allonzo Trier is averaging 13.2 points, Gabe York is averaging 13.2 points, and Kaleb Tarczewski is averaging 8.6 points. Arizona is looking to hit the Pac-12 season with plenty of momentum.
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The Long Beach State 49ers are 6-7 this season and they are coming off of a 21-point loss to Oregon last time out. LBSU is averaging 74.8 points and they are shooting 43.5 percent while defensively they are allowing 74.4 points and their opponents are shooting 45.6 percent. Nick Faust leads the 49ers averaging 16 points and 5.4 rebounds per game. Travis Hammonds is averaging 11 points and 5.7 rebounds, A.J. Spencer is averaging 9.0 points, and Justin Bibbins is averaging 8.5 points and 5.5 rebounds. Long Beach State is once again building up their resume by playing all comers.
Arizona is 5-0 against the spread in their last five home games, 6-0 against the spread in their last six games, and 6-2 against the spread against a team with a losing record. Long Beach State is 4-1 against the spread in their last five road games, 2-7 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread, and 5-23 against the spread against the Pac-12.
This is just too many points so my play is Long Beach State.