Long Beach State 49ers vs. San Diego Toreros ATS Prediction

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The San Diego Toreros (5-2) will be at home in Jenny Craig Pavilion when they take on the Long Beach State 49ers (2-6). The game is scheduled to start at 10 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 1, 2018.

Long Beach State 49ers vs. San Diego Toreros ATS Odds

Both teams were beaten in their last contest. The Toreros fell to the Ole Miss Rebels, 93-86, while the 49ers were defeated by the USC Trojans, 75-65.

Long Beach State had an offensive rebounding percentage of 39.6 (above their season average of 27.3) while San Diego had a better turnover percentage (15.3 vs. 17.9). San Diego rallied around Isaiah Wright, who recorded 22 points and six assists. Ron Freeman, meanwhile had a good game for Long Beach State, putting up 12 points and eight rebounds.

San Diego could dominate on defense as they face off against one of the worst offenses in the nation. Since last season, the Toreros rank 18th in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.463), while Long Beach State is 275th in effective field goal percentage (0.493). Contrasting tempos will be on display in this battle. The fast-paced 49ers rank 51st in possessions per game, while the more half-court oriented Toreros rank 307th.

Long Beach State 49ers at San Diego Toreros ATS Pick

Basketball Tip: SU Winner – San Diego, ATS Winner – San Diego, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • San Diego ranks third in assists allowed per game (9.4) while Long Beach State ranks 272nd (14.9).
  • The 49ers rank 123rd in rebounds per game (36.4) while the Toreros rank 254th (33.6).
  • San Diego averages 3.9 blocks per game, which is ranked 90th in the NCAA. Long Beach State ranks 187th in blocks allowed per game (3.6).
  • The Toreros rank 108th in three pointers attempted per game (23.4) while the 49ers rank 304th (17.8).
  • San Diego ranks 104th in steals allowed per game (5.8) while Long Beach State ranks 272nd (8.0).