UC Davis vs. Long Beach State - 2/29/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Long Beach State (10-19) at UC Davis Aggies (13-16)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 8:00 pm (The Pavilion)
The Line: UC Davis Aggies -8.5 -- Over/Under: 143
TV: Big West
The Long Beach State 49ers and UC Davis Aggies meet Saturday in college basketball action at The Pavilion.
The Long Beach State 49ers need a win after splitting their last six games. The Long Beach State 49ers are averaging 67.3 points on 43.3 percent shooting and allowing 76 points on 44.9 percent shooting. Chance Hunter is averaging 14.8 points and five rebounds while Michael Carter III is averaging 12 points and 2.7 rebounds. Colin Slater is the third double-digit scorer and Joshua Morgan is grabbing 5.9 rebounds. The Long Beach State 49ers are shooting 35.6 percent from beyond the arc and 68.5 percent from the free throw line. The Long Beach State 49ers are allowing 34.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.8 rebounds per game. The Long Beach State 49ers have lost three of their last four road games.
The UC Davis Aggies look to stay hot after winning five of their last seven games. The UC Davis Aggies are averaging 72 points on 45.5 percent shooting and allowing 70.9 points on 45.4 percent shooting. Joe Mooney is averaging 13.2 points and 3.4 rebounds while Ezra Manjon is averaging 12.2 points and 3.2 rebounds. Stefan Gonzalez is the third double-digit scorer and Matt Neufeld is grabbing 3.6 rebounds. The UC Davis Aggies are shooting 38.1 percent from beyond the arc and 76.9 percent from the free throw line. The UC Davis Aggies are allowing 32.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 28.6 rebounds per game. The UC Davis Aggies have won three straight home games.
Will update with trends once they're released.
The Long Beach State 49ers continue to have issues with consistency, and those issues get worse on the road where they lose by an average of 16.4 points and shoot just 41.6 percent from the field. The UC Davis Aggies are 5-3 against the spread at home and 17-10 against the spread on the season. The UC Davis Aggies are also winning a home by an average of 12.8 points while shooting 50.1 percent from the field. I'll take the UC Davis Aggies and the reasonable number at home.