Long Beach State at West Virginia College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/20/2017
Monday, November 20, 2017
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The Long Beach State 49ers travel to WVU Coliseum to play the West Virginia Mountaineers on Monday, November 20, 2017. The opening line for this game has West Virginia as 24 point favorites.
Long Beach State heads into this matchup with a mark of 2-1. They currently have a point differential of 9.7 as they are averaging 86.3 points per contest while giving up 76.7 per game. West Virginia has an overall mark of 2-1. They are averaging 91.3 points per contest and giving up 66.7, which is a point differential of 24.7.
Valuable Long Beach State 49ers Betting Trends
The Long Beach State 49ers are 0-0 against the spread this season
The Long Beach State 49ers are 0-0 against the over/under this year
Important West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Trends
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 0-1 against the spread this season
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 1-0 against the over/under this year
Key Long Beach State 49ers Injuries
11/10/17 F Jaice Gardner Undisclosed is out indefinitely
11/05/17 F Temidayo Yussuf Knee is out indefinitely
Key West Virginia Mountaineers Injuries
11/06/17 G Brandon Knapper Knee is out indefinitely
11/05/17 F Esa Ahmad Eligibility expected to miss 1st semester
Barry Ogalue averages 17.3 points per game while playing 27.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 5.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 61% while his free throw percentage is at 67%. Bryan Alberts averages 15.3 points per game in 24.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.1 assists per contest and 1.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 100%.
Daxter Miles averages 18.3 points per game while playing 24.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 61% and his free throw percentage is at 61%. Jevon Carter averages 16.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.7 rebounds per contest and 6.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
Long Beach State averages 86.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 66th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 9.7 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 102nd. Behind the arc they shoot 38%, which is good for 99th in the country. They average 40.3 rebounds per game and 15.3 assists per game, which ranks them 113th and 121st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 19th with 18.3 per game. The 49ers allow 76.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 246th in Division 1. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 27% average from behind the arc, ranking them 211th and 51st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.3 rebounds a game which ranks 176th and they give up 15.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 261st place in college basketball. They force 17.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 286th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
West Virginia is 33rd in the country with 91.3 points per game this year. They are 99th in D-1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 24.7. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 215th in college basketball. They are 102nd in the nation in rebounding with 41.0 boards per game, and 26th in assists per contest with 20.7. The Mountaineers are 296th in turnovers per game with 11.3. The Mountaineers surrender 66.7 points per contest, which ranks them 110th in the country. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 42% average from 3-point range, ranking them 168th and 322nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 266th with 15.0 assists allowed per contest and 143rd with 34.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Mountaineers are 345th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 22.3 per game this season.
The 49ers are 168th in the nation in offensive rating with 105.7, and their defensive rating of 93.9 is ranked 128th. In terms of pace they are 12th in the country with 81.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 105th. As a team they are 92nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 232nd in Division 1. Long Beach State is 47th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.8 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 169th in the nation.
West Virginia is 321st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 25.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%, which is 178th in the nation. The Mountaineers are 42nd in the country in offensive rating with 119.7, and their defensive rating of 87.3 is ranked 64th. In terms of pace they are 68th in Division 1 with 76.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 104th. As a team they are 122nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 130th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Long Beach State/West Virginia college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take West Virginia -24
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