49ers open as college hoops underdog vs Titans
Long Beach State 49ers vs CS Fullerton Titans Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the CS Fullerton Titans try to run the Long Beach State 49ers off the court at Titan Gym in college hoops action.
Supporters of the 49ers have watched them go 9-8 and 5-10 ATS on the year, while the Titans are at 10-7 and 7-5 ATS. In totals betting, the Titans are 5-3, while the 49ers have a 7-5 mark.
The Titans were listed as 3.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 245-rated Long Beach State taking on the No. 279-rated Titans in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 83-71 win for the Titans on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and 49ers is ranked No. 205 in NCAA hoops at 34.5 per game. Contrast that with CS Fullerton’s No. 311 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, CS Fullerton is the No. 7-ranked team in the country at 8.9 per game, while Long Beach State rates No. 97 at 7 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Long Beach State owns the country's No. 318-rated mark, allowing 78 points per game on the highway. CS Fullerton, on the other hand, rates No. 14 in scoring at home.
Long Beach State won its last outing, a 91-82 result against UC Riverside on January 17. They covered in that game as a 7.5-point favorite. The 49ers grabbed a 91-82 win over the Highlanders on Thursday, behind an 18 -point effort from Keala King at Student Center.
In their last action, CS Fullerton was a 92-65 loser at home against UC Irvine. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as favorites. CS Fullerton was run off the court by the Anteaters on Thursday as UC Irvine routed them 92-65 at Titan Gym.
Long Beach State 49ers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing UC Irvine are 4-6
After playing UC Riverside are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
CS Fullerton Titans Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing UC Davis are 7-3
After playing UC Irvine are 7-3
After a loss are 6-4
A few 49ers at Titans trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Long Beach State's last 8 games when playing on the road against CS Fullerton
Long Beach State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Long Beach State is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games on the road
Long Beach State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against CS Fullerton
CS Fullerton is 19-3 SU in its last 22 games at home
CS Fullerton is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Long Beach State
CS Fullerton is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of CS Fullerton's last 8 games when playing at home against Long Beach State
Long Beach State home to UC Irvine, Saturday, January 26
CS Fullerton at UC Davis, Thursday, January 24