St. Mary's vs. LBSU - 11/14/19 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
LBSU at St. Mary's
Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 10:00 PM (McKeon Pavilion)
St. Mary's -21.0 . Total 136.0
TV: WCC Network
The Long Beach State 49ers hit the road for a matchup with the 18th ranked St. Mary's Gaels. The 49ers are (1-2) on the season and are coming off a 86-58 loss to the Stanford Cardinals. The Gaels are (1-1), after dropping a game to the Winthrop Eagles, 61-59.
In the loss to the Cardinals, the 49ers were guided by max de Geest, totaling 13 points in the loss. The 49ers shot 40% from the floor, while allowing the Cardinals to shoot 53%. The 49ers were also out shot from 3-point range, 43% to 30%. Long Beach State had an assist to turnover margin of 9 to 19. The 49ers trailed by as many as 38 points.
In the Gaels shocking loss to the Eagles, the Gaels were led in scoring by Jordan Ford. Ford was 9 of 19 from the floor, totaling 22 points and pulling down 6 rebounds. The Gaels were out shot 46% to 40%. Neither team was great from the foul line. Eagles made a pitiful 40%, while the Gaels made 66%. Each team had 15 turnovers.
Recent Betting Trends:
49ers are 7-1-1 ATS in their last 9 games overall.
49ers are 8-1 ATS in their last 9 road games.
The under is 8-3 in 49ers last 11 non-conference games.
Gaels are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 home games.
Gaels are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 non-conference games.
The under is 4-1 in Gaels last 5 home games.
The Gaels are 0-2 ATS this season and are coming off a shocking loss to the Winthrop Eagles. You can bet St. Mary's will be coming out to prove a point that they still belong in the top 25 rankings. Besides losing to the Cardinals, the 49ers have lost to UCLA and have beat San Diego. The gaels are clearly a lot better then what they showed against the Eagles. I'm going to take St. Mary's here because I think they will have something to prove. Final score prediction, St. Mary's will win and cover, 85-63.