Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Titans versus the Beach? Tip off is at at 10:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Walter Pyramid in Long Beach, CA. This Big West conference matchup has an over/under of 148 points, and Long Beach State is favored to win by -8.5 at home vs. Cal State Fullerton.

CAL STATE FULLERTON TITANS VS LONG BEACH STATE BEACH BETTING PICK

The Pick: Cal State Fullerton Titans +8.5

This game will be played at Walter Pyramid at 10:00 ET on Thursday, February 29th.

WHY BET THE CAL STATE FULLERTON TITANS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Beach.
  • Even though we have Long Beach State winning straight-up, we like Cal State Fullerton at +8.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 148 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Are the Titans Ready for a Road Win?

Cal State Fullerton heads into tonight’s game against Long Beach State as 8.5-point underdogs. The Titans are 5-14 as underdogs this season, and they have gone 4-6 in their last 10 games on the road.

Overall, Cal State Fullerton is 12-16 this season, including a 5-11 mark in Big West play. They come into tonight’s game having lost three straight on the road and are 6-10 away from home this season.

As the underdog, Cal State Fullerton has an ATS record of 9-10 this season. On the road, the Titans have gone 9-7 vs. the spread. In their last 10 games as the underdog, Cal State Fullerton has an ATS mark of 5-5.

Cal State Fullerton’s over/under record this season is 13-13 and the average over/under line in their games is 136.2. Today’s over/under line of 148 is higher than the average scoring total in their games this season of 134.5. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total is 128 points.

Against CSUN, the Cal State Fullerton had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 66.9 points per game. They scored 60 points and posted a field goal percentage of 42% in the game. DJ Brewton is leading the team in scoring at 15.5 points per contest. Max Jones has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 15.2 going into the game.

Coming into today’s game, the Cal State Fullerton defense is giving up an average of 68.1 points per contest. The Cal State Fullerton defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 65 points and allowed CSUN to connect on 7 threes.

Do the Beach Stand a Chance at Home?

Long Beach State Beach will look to bounce back from a 73-65 loss to Hawaii when they take on Cal State Fullerton at home. So far this season, Long Beach State Beach has a record of 18-10, including a mark of 6-2 at home. They have won three straight games at home.

Overall, Long Beach State Beach has been favored in 16 of their 28 games, going 11-5 in those matchups. For the year, they have a scoring differential of +3.8 points per game at home, compared to +0.1 points per game on the road.

Long Beach State has an ATS record of 13-13 this season and is 4-4 vs. the spread at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Beach have gone 6-4.

Long Beach State’s over/under record for the season sits at 15-11, and today’s line of 148 is right in line with the average over/under line in their games (152.3). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 147 points, and their OU record over their last 10 games is 4-6.

Against Hawaii, the Long Beach State had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 78.4 points per game. They scored 65 points and posted a field goal percentage of 43.1% in the game. AJ George led the scoring for the Beach, contributing 18 points. Additionally, Aboubacar Traore chipped in with 15 points.

Coming into the game, Long Beach State will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 75.4 points per game (250th). On average, opposing teams are hitting 9.1 threes per game vs. Cal State Fullerton. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 33.2%.