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CS Northridge Matadors vs Long Beach State 49ers Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Long Beach State vs CS Northridge battle Wednesday at The Walter Pyramid as the 49ers look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
The 49ers currently sports a 6-8 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 3-9 ATS. The Matadors are 9-6 and 9-4 ATS. Betting totals have seen the 49ers produce a 5-4 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Matadors have gone 4-3 against the number.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Long Beach State 49ers as 8-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 146-rated CS Northridge taking on the No. 223-rated 49ers in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 79-67 win for the Matadors on Wednesday.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Matadors rank No. 53 in NCAA Division 1 with 38.8 per game. That compares with Long Beach State’s No. 191 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Long Beach State is college basketball's No. 137-ranked team at 6.4 per game, while the Matadors rate No. 281 with 4.9 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, CS Northridge owns the country's No. 309-rated mark, allowing 78.3 points per game on the highway. Long Beach State, on the other hand, rates No. 231 in scoring at home.
In their last action, CS Northridge was a 105-86 loser at home against CS Fullerton. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as favorites. CS Northridge was bombed on Saturday at The Matadome, having a 105-86 loss hung on them by the CS Fullerton Titans in college hoops betting action.
Long Beach State was a 77-70 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Santa Barbara. They covered the 1-point spread as underdogs. The 49ers grabbed a 77-70 win over the Gauchos on Saturday, behind a 19-point effort from Mike Caffey at Thunderdome.
CS Northridge Matadors Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing UC Irvine are 4-6
After playing CS Fullerton are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7
Long Beach State 49ers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Hawaii are 2-2
After playing Santa Barbara are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
A few Matadors at 49ers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of CS Northridge's last 6 games when playing on the road against Long Beach State
CS Northridge is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
CS Northridge is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Long Beach State
CS Northridge is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Long Beach State
Long Beach State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing CS Northridge
Long Beach State is 18-2 SU in its last 20 games at home
Long Beach State is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against CS Northridge
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Long Beach State's last 6 games when playing CS Northridge
CS Northridge at UC Irvine, Saturday, January 12
Long Beach State home to Hawaii, Saturday, January 12