Looking to win big? The Beach and Wildcats face off at 2:00 ET on TBS. The Wildcats are hosting the game at Delta Center in Salt Lake City, UT. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 161.5 points, and Arizona is favored by -19.5 at home against Long Beach State.

LONG BEACH STATE BEACH VS ARIZONA WILDCATS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Long Beach State Beach +19.5

This game will be played at Delta Center at 2:00 ET on Thursday, March 21st.

WHY BET THE LONG BEACH STATE BEACH:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-72 in favor of the Wildcats.
  • Even though we have Arizona winning straight-up, we like Long Beach State at +19.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 161.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 146 points.

Are the Beach Ready for a Road Win?

Today marks the 33rd game of the season for Long Beach State, who currently have a record of 18-14. On the road, they have a record of 13-9, while at home they are 7-5. As Long Beach State enters today’s game, their ATS record stands at 17-17. Over their last five games, the team has gone 3-2 vs. the spread.

Through 32 games, Long Beach State has an over/under record of 20-14-0 with their games averaging a combined 152.8 points per game so far. The Beach’s have recorded an over/under record of 2-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 153 points per game.

In their most recent game, the Beach’s offense tallied 74 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 77.7 points per game. Leading the team in scoring is Marcus Tsohonis, who is averaging 17.8 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Aboubacar Traore also maintains a PPG average of 12 heading into game.

Currently, the Beach’s defense holds the 278th rank in the nation, allowing 75.8 points per game. Long Beach State will look once again to perform well on defense, holding UC Davis to just 39% shooting in their most recent game.

Can Arizona Lock in a Home Win?

Arizona enters their 32nd game of the season with a 24-7 overall record. On the road, they have gone 8-6 this season while boasting a 17-3 record at home. Arizona has a winning record against the spread, sitting at 21-13. This includes going 8-6 vs. the spread on the road and 13-7 at home.

Looking at their over/under performance through 31 games, Arizona has an over/under record of 15-18-1, with their games averaging 159.2 points per game on average. Looking at the Wildcats’ last three games, their over/under record is 0-3 with their games averaging 128 points per game.

In their recent matchup, the Arizona offense ended with 59 points against Oregon. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 38.3% and made 5 threes. Leading Arizona in scoring vs. Oregon was Oumar Ballo with his 14 points. Pelle Larsson also added 11 points for the Wildcats.

Currently, the Wildcats’ defense holds the 179th rank in the nation, allowing 72.1 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.9 threes per game vs. Long Beach State. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 33.6%.