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Jan 2, 10:00 PM | Bren Events Center

Long Beach State 49ers vs UC Irvine Anteaters Odds

7-6TEAM RECORD4-9

Long Beach State travels to UC Irvine on Monday, hoping to boost its 7-6 record with a victory over the Anteaters.

The 49ers will try to spoil to the party on Monday; they are 6-5 ATS against the number this season, while the Anteaters are 7-3-1 ATS. Long Beach State is 5-5-1 on the totals; UC Irvine is 6-5.

View Long Beach State vs UC Irvine Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
College basketball odds makers opened the Anteaters as 13.5-point underdogs in this matchupl.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 114 (Anteaters) and the No. 18 (49ers) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 75-65 result in favor of the 49ers has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and 49ers is ranked No. 213 in NCAA hoops at 34.4 per game. Contrast that with UC Irvine’s No. 38 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, UC Irvine is the No. 82-ranked team in the country at 7.2 per game, while Long Beach State rates No. 209 at 5.8 per game.

Defensively, Long Beach State features the nation's No. 206-rated defense on the road, allowing 72.8 points per game. UC Irvine, meanwhile, comes in at No. 74 nationally in scoring at home.

Long Beach State was a 77-60 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Kansas State. They failed to cover the 2–point spread as favorites. Long Beach State suffered a 77-60 loss against Kansas State on Sunday, getting 17 points from Casper Ware in a losing effort at Stan Sheriff Center.

UC Irvine was a 71-62 winner in their most recent outing on the road against CS Northridge. They covered the 4.5–point spread as underdogs. The Anteaters got 21 points from Derick Flowers as UC Irvine ran past CS Northridge 71-62 on Thursday at The Matadome.

Long Beach State 49ers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Cal Poly are 7-3
After playing Kansas State are 1-2
After a loss are 5-5

UC Irvine Anteaters Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Pacific are 5-5
After playing CS Northridge are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

A few 49ers at Anteaters trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Long Beach State's last 16 games on the road
Long Beach State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against UC Irvine
Long Beach State is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Long Beach State is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against UC Irvine
UC Irvine is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Long Beach State
UC Irvine is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of UC Irvine's last 6 games when playing Long Beach State
UC Irvine is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Long Beach State

Next up:
Long Beach State home to Cal Poly, Thursday, January 5
UC Irvine at Pacific, Thursday, January 5

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