NCAA Basketball betting line favors Wildcats over 49ers

Long Beach State 49ers Kansas State Wildcats
1-5 November 24, 2013, 11:30 | Coliseo Roberto Clemente 2-3



Kansas State will look to improve on its 2-3 record on Sunday when they host Long Beach State in NCAA basketball odds action at Coliseo Roberto Clemente.

The Wildcats are 2-3 so far on the season, and 1-3 ATS vs. the number. The 49ers, meanwhile, are 1-5 and 1-4 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Kansas State go 1-3 and the 49ers go 2-3 on the totals.

View Long Beach State 49ers vs Kansas State Wildcats Odds and Stats.

The Wildcats were listed as -6.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.

The Wildcats - 49ers odds would favor the Wildcats if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Kansas State is rated No. 29 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Long Beach State is at No. 288.

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In their last action, Long Beach State was a 73-67 loser on the road against Virginia Commonwealth. They covered the 18.5-point spread as underdogs. The 49ers endured a 73-67 loss at the hands of the Rams on Friday, despite a 19-point effort from Branford Jones at Coliseo Roberto Clemente.

Kansas State was a 90-63 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Georgetown. Kansas State was crushed on Friday, getting blown out by Georgetown and falling by a 90-63 score at Coliseo Roberto Clemente.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting 49ers rank No. 159 in NCAA Division 1 with 36.33 per game. That compares with Kansas State’s No. 216 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Kansas State is college basketball's No. 218-ranked team at 4.6 per game, while the 49ers rate No. 138 with 5.83 per game.

Next up:
Long Beach State at Washington, Saturday, November 30th
Kansas State at Central Arkansas, Sunday, December 1st