Cal Baptist vs Long Beach State College Basketball Picks, Odds, Predictions 1/23/21

Cal Baptist vs Long Beach State College Basketball Picks, Odds, Predictions 1/23/21 Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Long Beach State Beach (3-4) at Cal Baptist Lancers (6-4)

College Basketball: Saturday, January 23, 2021 at 9:00 pm (CBU Events Center)

The Line: Cal Baptist Lancers -3 -- Over/Under: 158.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Long Beach State 49ers and California Baptist Lancers meet Saturday in college basketball action at the CBU Events Center.

The Long Beach State 49ers look for a win here to get back to a .500 record. The Long Beach State 49ers are averaging 74.7 points on 42.9 percent shooting and allowing 85.7 points on 44.2 percent shooting. Isaiah Washington is averaging 16.8 points and 4.2 rebounds while Michael Carter III is averaging 15 points and 2.2 rebounds. Joe Hampton is the third double-digit scorer and Chance Hunter is grabbing 7.3 rebounds. The Long Beach State 49ers are shooting 39 percent from beyond the arc and 70.2 percent from the free throw line. The Long Beach State 49ers are allowing 36.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.6 rebounds per game.

The California Baptist Lancers look to build on their three-game winning streak. The California Baptist Lancers are averaging 83.5 points on 42.6 percent shooting and allowing 88 points on 51.6 percent shooting. Ty Rowell is averaging 20 points and 1.5 rebounds while Reed Nottage is averaging 17.5 points and seven rebounds. Gorjok Gak is the third double-digit scorer and Mark Carbone is grabbing three rebounds. The California Baptist Lancers are shooting 40 percent from beyond the arc and 74.2 percent from the free throw line. The California Baptist Lancers are allowing 39 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.5 rebounds per game.

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The Beach are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games and 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS loss. The Lancers are 11-5-1 ATS in their last 17 home games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games. The over is 5-1 in Beach last 6 overall. The over is 6-2 in Lancers last 8 overall.

The Long Beach State 49ers aren't the team they were a few years ago and the offense runs hot and cold. The California Baptist Lancers have quietly won three straight games and have been one of the more profitable teams in the country dating back to last season. California Baptist has been a money train with covers in 20 of its last 29 games. I'll gladly lay the bucket here.

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Randy’s Pick Cal Baptist Lancers -3

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