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Long Beach State vs UC Riverside Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - Big West Tournament

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Long Beach State vs UC Riverside Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - Big West Tournament

The No. 4 seed Long Beach State Beach (18-14, 10-10 Big West) will square off against the No. 5 seed UC Riverside Highlanders (16-17, 10-10 Big West) in the Big West tournament Thursday at Dollar Loan Center, starting at 11:30 PM ET.

Before you place your bet on this matchup at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Long Beach State vs. UC Riverside Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Thursday, March 14, 2024
  • Game Time: 11:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: Henderson, Nevada
  • Arena: Dollar Loan Center

Long Beach State is a 3.5-point favorite over UC Riverside on Thursday and the total has been set at 149.5 points. Here are some betting insights and trends before you place a wager on the matchup.

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Long Beach State vs. UC Riverside: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Long Beach State is 13-17-0 ATS this season.
  • UC Riverside is 16-15-0 ATS this year.
  • When the spread is set as 3.5 or more this season, Long Beach State (4-9) covers a lower percentage of those games when it is the favorite (30.8%) than UC Riverside (6-7) does as the underdog (46.2%).
  • The Beach have done a better job covering the spread in road games (9-7-0) than they have in home games (4-7-0).
  • This season, the Highlanders are 8-5-0 at home against the spread (.615 winning percentage). Away, they are 7-9-0 ATS (.438).
  • Long Beach State has beaten the spread eight times in 20 conference games.
  • UC Riverside is 11-10-0 against the spread in Big West play this year.

Long Beach State vs. UC Riverside: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Long Beach State has won in 11, or 57.9%, of the 19 contests it has been named as the moneyline favorite in this year.
  • This season, the Beach have come away with a win six times in 11 chances when named as a favorite of at least -170 or better on the moneyline.
  • UC Riverside has won five of the 19 games it was the moneyline underdog this season (26.3%).
  • The Highlanders have a 4-10 record (winning just 28.6% of their games) when playing as a moneyline underdog of +140 or longer.
  • Long Beach State has an implied victory probability of 63% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.

Long Beach State vs. UC Riverside Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Long Beach State has a +44 scoring differential, topping opponents by 1.3 points per game. It is putting up 77.4 points per game to rank 75th in college basketball and is allowing 76.1 per contest to rank 295th in college basketball.
  • Long Beach State's leading scorer, Marcus Tsohonis, ranks 99th in the country averaging 17.6 points per game.
  • UC Riverside puts up 70.8 points per game (263rd in college basketball) while giving up 71.6 per outing (166th in college basketball). It has a -25 scoring differential.
  • Barrington Hargress' 12.7 points per game paces UC Riverside and ranks 585th in the nation.
  • The 38.0 rebounds per game the Beach average rank 59th in the nation, and are 2.8 more than the 35.2 their opponents record per outing.
  • Lassina Traore's 10.4 rebounds per game lead the Beach and rank 10th in college basketball action.
  • The Highlanders win the rebound battle by 1.5 boards on average. They collect 37.0 rebounds per game, 95th in college basketball, while their opponents pull down 35.5.
  • Kyle Owens averages 5.6 rebounds per game (439th in college basketball) to lead the Highlanders.
  • Long Beach State's 93.4 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 221st in college basketball, and the 91.7 points it allows per 100 possessions rank 145th in college basketball.
  • The Highlanders average 92.6 points per 100 possessions on offense (241st in college basketball), and allow 93.6 points per 100 possessions (206th in college basketball).

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