Long Beach State at Stanford College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/29/2018
Saturday, December 29, 2018
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The Long Beach State 49ers travel to Maples Pavilion to play the Stanford Cardinal on Saturday, December 29, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Stanford as 10 point favorites.
Long Beach State comes into this game with an overall record of 5-9. They currently have a point differential of -6.6 as they are averaging 70.3 points per game while giving up 76.9 per contest. Stanford has an overall mark of 6-5. They are averaging 71.5 points per contest and giving up 70.6, which is a point differential of 0.8.
Valuable Long Beach State 49ers Betting Trends
The Long Beach State 49ers are 6-7-0 against the spread
The Long Beach State 49ers are 5-7-1 against the over/under
Important Stanford Cardinal Betting Trends
The Stanford Cardinal are 5-3-3 against the spread
The Stanford Cardinal are 5-6-0 against the over/under
Key Long Beach State 49ers Injuries
11/09/18 C Milos Apic Heart is out indefinitely
Key Stanford Cardinal Injuries
No key injuries to report
Deishuan Booker comes into this contest averaging 14.0 points per game while playing 28.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 91%. Temidayo Yussuf averages 12.9 points per game in 23.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 7.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 66%.
Kezie Okpala averages 16.5 points per game while playing 31.9 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.3 rebounds per game and has 2.0 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 76%. Daejon Davis averages 11.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.8 rebounds per contest and 3.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
Long Beach State averages 70.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 273rd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -6.6 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team, which has them ranked 329th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 219th in the nation. They average 38.6 rebounds per game and 11.3 assists per game, which ranks them 71st and 311th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 16th with 16.6 per game. The 49ers allow 76.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 284th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc, ranking them 192nd and 68th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 41.1 rebounds a game which ranks 339th and they give up 12.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 175th place in Division 1. They force 15.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 276th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Stanford is 249th in the country with 71.5 points per game this year. They are 242nd in Division 1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 0.8. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 247th in the nation. They are 211th in the NCAA in rebounding with 35.6 boards per game, and 274th in assists per contest with 12.2. The Cardinal are 33rd in turnovers per game with 16.1. The Cardinal surrender 70.6 points per contest, which ranks them 168th in D-1. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 28% average from 3-point range, ranking them 141st and 21st in those defensive statistics. They rank 9th with 9.3 assists allowed per contest and 247th with 36.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cardinal are 128th in country in forcing turnovers with 13.4 per game.
The 49ers have an offensive rating of 93.3, which is ranked 326th. They are 33rd in college basketball in pace with 75.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 45% is 333rd. As a unit they are 324th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 308th in D-1. Long Beach State is 40th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.9 times per 100 possessions.
Stanford is 29th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.5 times per 100 possessions. The Cardinal are 282nd in the country in offensive rating with 97.8. In terms of pace they are 121st in Division 1 with 72.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 234th. As a team they are 213th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 128th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Long Beach State/Stanford college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Stanford -10
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