Long Beach State vs. CS Northridge - 2/6/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
CS Northridge Matadors (8-14) at Long Beach State 49ers (10-12)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 7:00 pm (The Walter Pyramid)
The Line: Long Beach State 49ers -12.5 -- Over/Under: 150.5 See the Latest Odds
The Long Beach State 49ers and the Cal State Northridge Matadors face off on Saturday in Big West Conference college basketball action.
The Long Beach State 49ers are 11-12 this season and they have won three of their last four games. LBSU is averaging 73.9 points per game and they are shooting 43.4 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 75.9 points per game and their opponents are shooting 45.8 percent. Nick Faust leads the 49ers averaging 16.8 points and 6.0 rebounds per game. Justin Bibbins is averaging 11.3 points and 5.1 assists, Gabe Levin is averaging 9.8 points and 5.9 rebounds, and Travis Hammonds is averaging 9.3 points and 5.2 rebounds. LBSU is 6-2 at home and 5-3 in the Big West.
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The Cal State Northridge Matadors are 8-14 this season and they are coming off of a win over UC Riverside that ended a two game losing skid. CS Northridge is averaging 69.8 points per game and they are shooting 44.5 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 76.2 points per game and their opponents are shooting 45 percent. Kendall Smith leads the Matadors averaging 16.2 points per game. Micheal Warren is averaging 14 points, Aaron Parks is averaging 11 points, and Tavrion Dawson is averaging 10.3 points and 6.0 rebounds. Cal State Northridge is 3-9 on the road and 3-5 in the Big West.
Long Beach State is 3-1-1 against the spread in their last five home games, 11-4-2 against the spread in their last 17 games, and 5-2-2 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread. CS Northridge is 2-5 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread, 3-8 against the spread against a team with a losing record, and 1-6 against the spread following a win. Cal State Northridge is 2-7 against the spread in their last nine games at Long Beach State.
Long Beach State is trying to round themselves in tourney form and they are doing a nice job of it and I expect them to deliver a beating here.