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Long Beach State 49ers vs CS Northridge Matadors Odds
CS Northridge will look to improve on its 13-11 record on Saturday when they host Long Beach State in NCAA basketball odds action at The Matadome.
The Matadors bring a 13-11 record (13-9 ATS) to this tilt against the 13-9 49ers, who are 7-13 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed CS Northridge go 6-10 so far and the 49ers go 8-9.
Bettors looking to go with the Matadors in this one found them listed as 1-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the 49ers was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Matadors - 49ers odds would favor the Matadors if the lines were set according to our power ranks. CS Northridge is rated No. 175 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Long Beach State is at No. 195. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 76-70 win for the Matadors.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up CS Northridge's No. 25 nationally ranked offense (76.6 points per game) against a 49ers defense that sits as the No. 297 at 72 PPG. The Matadors have been averaging 44.3% from the field, more than the 49ers have managed so far this season (43.3% on average).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Long Beach State owns the country's No. 330-rated mark, allowing 78.8 points per game on the highway. CS Northridge, on the other hand, rates No. 27 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Long Beach State was a 94-73 loser on the road against Hawaii. They failed to cover the 1-point spread as underdogs. Long Beach State was run off the court by the Warriors on Thursday as Hawaii routed them 94-73 at Stan Sheriff Center.
Last time out for CS Northridge, they were a 70-61 winner as they battled UC Irvine at home. They covered in the match as a 1-point favorite. CS Northridge got 21 points from Josh Greene en route to a 70-61 victory over UC Irvine on Thursday at The Matadome.
Long Beach State 49ers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing CS Fullerton are 6-4
After playing Hawaii are 4-1
After a loss are 6-4
CS Northridge Matadors Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Pacific are 4-6
After playing UC Irvine are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
A few 49ers at Matadors trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Long Beach State's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Long Beach State's last 8 games when playing on the road against CS Northridge
Long Beach State is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games on the road
Long Beach State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against CS Northridge
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of CS Northridge's last 7 games
CS Northridge is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of CS Northridge's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of CS Northridge's last 8 games when playing at home against Long Beach State
Long Beach State home to CS Fullerton, Wednesday, February 13
CS Northridge at Pacific, Thursday, February 14