NCAA Matchups  >>  UC Irvine Anteaters vs. Long Beach State 49ers Preview 01/26/2013

The UC Irvine Anteaters and the Long Beach State 49ers will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at The Walter Pyramid.
Oddsmakers currently have the 49ers listed as 4-point favorites versus the Anteaters, while the game's total is sitting at 137½.
Last time out for UC Irvine, they were a 68-58 loser as they battled UC Riverside on the road. They failed to cover in the match as an 8-point favorite.
In their last action, Long Beach State was an 81-71 winner on the road against CS Fullerton. They covered the 1.5-point spread as underdogs.
UC Irvine:
Team record: 10-10 SU, 8-10 ATS

is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
is 4-15 SU in its last 19 games on the road
is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Long Beach State

When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Cal Poly are 3-7
After playing UC Riverside are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

Long Beach State:
Team record: 10-8 SU, 6-10 ATS
Current streak: won 5 straight games.

is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against UC Irvine
is 20-2 SU in its last 22 games at home
is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing UC Irvine

When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Santa Barbara are 7-3
After playing CS Fullerton are 6-4
After a win are 5-5


NEXT UP:
UC Irvine home to Cal Poly, Wednesday, January 30
Long Beach State home to Santa Barbara, Wednesday, January 30