UC Davis Aggies at Long Beach State Beach Betting Prediction 01/16/20

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The UC Davis Aggies (6-11, 0-1 BigWst) will be at The Walter Pyramid to go head-to-head against the Long Beach State Beach (6-12, 1-1 BigWst) in a BigWst matchup. Action starts at 10 p.m. ET on Thursday, January 16, 2020.

UC Davis Aggies vs. Long Beach State Beach Betting Odds

In their last contest, the Beach edged the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos, 55-52, while the Aggies fell to the UC Riverside Highlanders, 65-59.

Long Beach State’s effective field goal percentage was their largest strength over UC Santa Barbara. The Beach had a rate of 0.540 (above their season average of 0.486), while the Gauchos posted a mark of 0.390 (below their season average of 0.535). UC Davis, on the other hand, held UC Riverside to an offensive rebounding percentage of 20.0 (below their season average of 29.5). Long Beach State’s Chance Hunter led the way, contributing 16 points and five rebounds. Ezra Manjon, meanwhile played a key role for UC Davis with 17 points.

This series was highly contested last year, as the teams split their two games last season. The Aggies won the last matchup 77-73. The Aggies’ offensive rebounding percentage was their largest strength over the Beach. UC Davis had a rate of 26.5, while Long Beach State posted a mark of 17.2. This will be the first matchup of the year between these two teams.

It will be a battle of contrasting styles as the fast-paced Beach will look to push the slower-paced Aggies. The Beach rank 53rd in possessions per game while the Aggies are 222nd.

UC Davis vs. Long Beach State ATS Pick

Free College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Long Beach State, ATS Winner – Long Beach State, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • UC Davis ranks 72nd in rebounds allowed per game (33.2) while Long Beach State ranks 231st (38.2).
  • The Aggies rank 133rd in steals per game (6.5) while the Beach rank 198th in steals allowed per game (9.1).
  • UC Davis ranks 44th in blocks allowed per game (2.7) while Long Beach State ranks 64th (3.1).
  • The Aggies rank 89th in three pointers allowed per game (20.6) while the Beach rank 244th (25.4).
  • UC Davis averages 13.6 assists per game, which ranks 113th in the nation. Long Beach State ranks 243rd in assists allowed per game (17.1).

Bettings Trends:

  • The Beach’s average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 12.0, up from 10.0 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Aggies have scored an average of 76.0 points per game (4.8 above their season average) and allowed an average of 67.6 points per game (1.8 below their season average).