Long Beach State 49ers at UCLA Bruins Free Prediction 11/06/19

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The UCLA Bruins welcome the Long Beach State 49ers to Pauley Pavilion to get their seasons underway. Action gets underway at 11 p.m. ET on Wednesday, November 6, 2019, and can be seen on Pac-12 Network.

Long Beach State 49ers at UCLA Bruins ATS Odds

UCLA failed to make the tournament following a 16-13 regular season campaign last season. Long Beach State also was unable make the tournament after a 13-17 regular season campaign.

The 49ers were 13-17 straight up (SU) and 14-16-1 against the spread (ATS) last season. Of Long Beach State’s 31 games that accepted bets last year, 17 finished under the O/U total.

On the other side, the Bruins owned records of 16-13 SU and 15-17-1 ATS last season. Contrary to Long Beach State, UCLA games finished over the projected point total 56.3 percent of the time.

There should be plenty of transition action in this meeting that features a pair of the nation’s more up-and-down teams. UCLA ranked 21st in possessions per game (73.8) and Long Beach State was 31st (73.4) in the 2018-19 season. Additionally, the 49ers ranked 24th in free throw attempt (FTA) rate (0.283), while the Bruins ranked 50th in opponents’ FTA rate (0.194).

Long Beach State 49ers at UCLA Bruins Betting Pick

Basketball Tip: SU Winner – Ucla, ATS Winner – UCLA, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2018-Present):

  • UCLA ranks third in rebounds per game (41.1) while Long Beach State ranks 302nd in rebounds allowed per game (39.1).
  • The 49ers average 6.4 steals per game, which ranks 127th in the country. The Bruins rank 217th in steals allowed per game (7.0).
  • UCLA blocks 4.1 opponent shots per game, which ranks 65th in the NCAA. Long Beach State ranks 153rd in blocks allowed per game (3.4).
  • The 49ers rank 156th in three pointers allowed per game (22.3) while the Bruins rank 311th (27.2).
  • UCLA ranks 88th in assists per game (14.3) while Long Beach State ranks 241st (11.7).