Montana State Bobcats (0-1) vs. Long Beach State Beach (1-1)
November 13, 2022 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Long Beach State Beach -2.5 / Montana State Bobcats +2.5; Over/Under: +147.5
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The Montana State Bobcats and Long Beach State 49ers meet Sunday in college basketball action at the Walter Pyramid. The Montana State Bobcats look for their first win. The Long Beach State 49ers look to get a game above a .500 record.
The Montana State Bobcats are averaging 54 points on 38.5 percent shooting and allowing 60 points on 43.4 percent shooting. Great Osobor is averaging 11 points and 1 assist, while Jubrile Belo is averaging 9 points and 6 rebounds. RaeQuan Battle is the third double-digit scorer and Sam Lecholat is grabbing 3 rebounds. The Montana State Bobcats are shooting 23.1 percent from beyond the arc and 61.1 percent from the free throw line. The Montana State Bobcats are allowing 28.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32 rebounds per game.
The Long Beach State 49ers are averaging 74 points on 43.4 percent shooting and allowing 78.5 points on 40.1 percent shooting. Lassina Traore is averaging 13.5 points and 9.5 rebounds, while Jadon Jones is averaging 11.5 points and 5 rebounds. Joel Murray is the third double-digit scorer and Aboubacar Traore is grabbing 8 rebounds. The Long Beach State 49ers are shooting 32.3 percent from beyond the arc and 76.5 percent from the free throw line. The Long Beach State 49ers are allowing 28.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36 rebounds per game.
The Bobcats are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Beach are 9-2-1 ATS in their last 12 home games and 19-6-1 ATS in their last 26 games overall. The over is 9-3-1 in Bobcats last 13 overall. The over is 11-2 in Beach last 13 Sunday games.
The Montana State Bobcats didn’t look great in their season opener, and the Long Beach State 49ers have a decent edge on the offensive side, where they tend to push the pace some. Long Beach State has also been kind to bettors in terms of covering the number dating back to last season. We’re not being asked to lay anything crazy. Give me the 49ers and the small chalk.