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Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Long Beach State 49ers NCAA College Basketball Betting

Basketball betting fans will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the Long Beach State 49ers try to run the Eastern Michigan Eagles off the court at The Walter Pyramid in college hoops action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you were backing the Eastern Michigan Eagles in this one, their betting line was listed as -2-point favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline.

Eastern Michigan Eagles vs Long Beach State 49ers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Long Beach State 49ers currently sport a 5-7 record overall in NCAA basketball action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 6-5 ATS. The Eastern Michigan Eagles are 7-2 and 3-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Long Beach State 49ers produce a 6-5 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Eastern Michigan Eagles have gone 2-2 against the totals betting line.

This game puts the Long Beach State 49ers, most recently No. 313 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Eastern Michigan Eagles, who rate No. 76 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Long Beach State has the nation's No. 147-rated offensive output, at 75.17 PPG. The visiting Eastern Michigan Eagles defense ranks No. 120 allowing on average 70 PPG. The 49ers FG% has averaged 45.65% so far, less than the Long Beach State Eagles marksmen have achieved on the year, 48.32% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

James Thompson IV scored 19 points leading the Eagles to a 80-65 victory over Central State at EMU Convocation Center on Saturday.

The 49ers grabbed a 78-71 win over the Waves on Saturday, behind a 20-point effort from Bryan Alberts at Firestone Fieldhouse.

Betting Trends
  • Eastern Michigan is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
  • Eastern Michigan is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • Long Beach State is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
  • Long Beach State is 19-5 SU in its last 24 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Eastern Michigan at Oakland, Friday, December 22nd
Long Beach State at Michigan State, Thursday, December 21st