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

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

The No. 1 seed UC Irvine Anteaters (24-8, 17-3 Big West) and the No. 4 seed Long Beach State Beach (19-14, 10-10 Big West) will look to advance in the Big West tournament on Friday as they square off at 9:00 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.

UC Irvine vs. Long Beach State Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Friday, March 15, 2024
  • Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: Henderson, Nevada
  • Arena: Dollar Loan Center

UC Irvine vs. Long Beach State Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: UC Irvine win (75.8%)

Read the betting trends and insights below before placing a bet on Friday's UC Irvine-Long Beach State spread (UC Irvine -7.5) or total (149.5 points).

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

  • UC Irvine has put together a 19-12-0 ATS record so far this year.
  • Long Beach State has put together a 14-17-0 ATS record so far this season.
  • UC Irvine (10-7) covers a lower percentage of games when it is favored by 7.5 points or more this season (58.8%) than Long Beach State (3-1) does as a 7.5+-point underdog (75%).
  • The Anteaters sport a worse record against the spread at home (6-6-0) than they do in away games (10-6-0).
  • In 2023-24 against the spread, the Beach have a lower winning percentage at home (.364, 4-7-0 record) than on the road (.562, 9-7-0).
  • UC Irvine's record against the spread in conference action is 11-9-0.
  • Long Beach State has nine wins against the spread in 21 Big West games this season.

UC Irvine vs. Long Beach State: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • UC Irvine has been victorious in 20, or 87%, of the 23 contests it has been chosen as moneyline favorites in this season.
  • The Anteaters have a win-loss record of 15-1 when favored by -350 or better by bookmakers this year.
  • Long Beach State has won 45.5% of the games this season it was the moneyline underdog (5-6).
  • In games they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +275 or longer, the Beach have a 2-2 record (winning 50% of their games).
  • Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that UC Irvine has a 77.8% chance of pulling out a win.

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

  • UC Irvine is outscoring opponents by 10.4 points per game with a +331 scoring differential overall. It puts up 77.7 points per game (71st in college basketball) and gives up 67.3 per contest (54th in college basketball).
  • UC Irvine's leading scorer, Justin Hohn, ranks 617th in college basketball putting up 12.5 points per game.
  • Long Beach State outscores opponents by 1.9 points per game (posting 77.7 points per game, 71st in college basketball, and conceding 75.8 per contest, 287th in college basketball) and has a +63 scoring differential.
  • Long Beach State's leading scorer, Marcus Tsohonis, is 95th in the country, averaging 17.7 points per game.
  • The Anteaters average 37.8 rebounds per game (68th in college basketball) while allowing 32.8 per contest to their opponents. They outrebound opponents by 5.0 boards per game.
  • Devin Tillis averages 6.2 rebounds per game (ranking 301st in college basketball) to lead the Anteaters.
  • The Beach are 53rd in the country at 38.2 rebounds per game. That's 3.0 more than the 35.2 their opponents average.
  • Lassina Traore's 10.4 rebounds per game lead the Beach and rank 11th in the nation.
  • UC Irvine ranks 79th in college basketball by averaging 99.2 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is 21st in college basketball, allowing 86.0 points per 100 possessions.
  • The Beach rank 206th in college basketball with 93.9 points scored per 100 possessions, and 140th defensively with 91.6 points conceded per 100 possessions.

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