USC Trojans face Long Beach State 49ers: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats
|USC Trojans||Long Beach State 49ers|
|7-3||December 19, 2013, 10:30 | The Walter Pyramid||1-9|
Long Beach State looks to cover the 49ers-Trojans pointspread on Thursday and improve its overall 1-9 mark when they host USC in college basketball wagering action.
Supporters of the Trojans have watched them go 7-3 and 4-4 ATS on the year, while the 49ers are at 1-9 and 3-6 ATS. In totals betting, the 49ers are 4-5, while the Trojans have a 4-4 mark.
View USC Trojans vs Long Beach State 49ers Odds and Stats.
Bettors looking to back visiting USC before tip-off in this one found them as -1.5-point favorites over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.
This game matches up the No. 317 (49ers) and the No. 219 (Trojans) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank.
USC won its last outing, a 63-59 result against CS Bakersfield on December 15. The Trojans grabbed a 63-59 win over the Roadrunners on Sunday, behind a 20-point effort from Byron Wesley at Galen Center.
Last time out for Long Beach State, they were a 76-66 loser as they battled North Carolina State on the road. They covered in the match as a 16-point underdog. The 49ers endured a 76-66 loss at the hands of the Wolfpack on Saturday, despite an 18 -point effort from Dan Jennings at PNC Arena.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Long Beach State's No. 244-ranked offense, averaging 64.1 PPG, against a Trojans defense that ranks No. 149 at 70.9 PPG. The 49ers field goal percentage has averaged 39.86% so far, less than the Trojans marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.09% per game.
A few Trojans at 49ers trends to consider:
USC is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
USC is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
USC is 4-21 SU in its last 25 games on the road
USC is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Long Beach State
Long Beach State is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
Long Beach State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
Long Beach State is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games at home
Long Beach State is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
USC at Dayton, Sunday, December 22nd
Long Beach State at Montana Billings, Saturday, December 21st