Stanford at Long Beach State College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/3/2017
Sunday, December 3, 2017
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The Stanford Cardinal travel to Walter Pyramid to play the Long Beach State 49ers on Sunday, December 3, 2017. The opening line for this game has Stanford as 4.5 point favorites.
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Stanford heads into this matchup with a mark of 4-5. They currently have a point differential of -1.4 as they are averaging 75.4 points per contest while giving up 76.9 per game. Long Beach State has an overall record of 3-5. They are averaging 73.6 points per game and surrendering 82.6, good for a point differential of -9.0.
Valuable Stanford Cardinal Betting Trends
The Stanford Cardinal are 2-7 against the spread this season
The Stanford Cardinal are 3-4 against the over/under this year
Important 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
Key Stanford Cardinal Injuries
11/29/17 G Dorian Pickens Leg is out indefinitely
11/29/17 G Marcus Sheffield Leg is out indefinitely
Key Long Beach State 49ers Injuries
11/10/17 F Jaice Gardner Undisclosed is out indefinitely
Reid Travis averages 21.2 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is at 71%. Michael Humphrey averages 10.9 points per game in 27.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.6 assists per contest and 8.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 41% for the year while his free throw percentage is 86%.
Gabe Levin averages 14.5 points per game while playing 26.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 9.1 rebounds per game and has 1.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 80%. Bryan Alberts averages 12.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28 minutes per contest. He also averages 1.6 rebounds per contest and 1.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
Stanford averages 75.4 points per contest this season, which ranks them 186th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -1.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 196th. Behind the arc they shoot 35%, which is good for 182nd in the country. They average 38.9 rebounds per game and 13.1 assists per game, which ranks them 100th and 227th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 44th with 16.2 per game. The Cardinal allow 76.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 269th in Division 1. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc, ranking them 135th and 283rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.0 rebounds a game which ranks 181st and they give up 11.7 assists per contest, which puts them in 99th place in college basketball. They force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 58th in the nation.
Useful Team Statistics
Long Beach State is 213th in the country with 73.6 points per game this year. They are 202nd in D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is -9.0. They shoot 35% from 3-point range, which is good for 184th in college basketball. They are 185th in the nation in rebounding with 36.6 boards per game, and 143rd in assists per contest with 14.6. The 49ers are 4th in turnovers per game with 18.5. The 49ers surrender 82.6 points per contest, which ranks them 325th in the country. Their defense allows a 47% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 289th and 179th in those defensive statistics. They rank 321st with 17.0 assists allowed per contest and 242nd with 37.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The 49ers are 182nd in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.4 per game this season.
The Cardinal are 232nd in the country in defensive rating with 103, and their offensive rating of 101 is ranked 233rd. They are 62nd in college basketball in pace with 74.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 226th. As a unit they are 155th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shot attempts, ranking 302nd in D-1. Stanford is 47th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.2 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.2 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 159th in the country.
Long Beach State is 14th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 21.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 53%, which is 270th in the nation. The 49ers are 301st in the country in offensive rating with 96.4, and their defensive rating of 108.2 is ranked 291st. In terms of pace they are 35th in Division 1 with 76.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 223rd. As a team they are 233rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 277th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Stanford/Long Beach State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Long Beach State +4.5
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