Betting on today’s Beach and Wolverines game? Catch the action at Crisler Center in Ann Arbor, MI, as the Wolverines hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on B1G+. The over/under for this game is set at 160 points, and the Wolverines are the home favorites against the Beach in a non-conference matchup.
LONG BEACH STATE BEACH VS MICHIGAN WOLVERINES BETTING PICK
The Pick: Long Beach State Beach +14.5
This game will be played at Crisler Center at 7:00 ET on Friday, November 17th.
WHY BET THE LONG BEACH STATE BEACH:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-68 in favor of the Wolverines.
- Even though we have Michigan winning straight-up, we like Long Beach State at +14.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 160 points, and we like the under with a projected 142 points.
Can the Beach Grab a Win in Ann Arbor?
Long Beach State comes into their matchup against Michigan with a 1-2 record on the season. In their last five road games, which includes games from last year, Long Beach State has a road record of 1-4. As of today’s game, Long Beach State holds a 1-2 record against the spread this season. Looking back over their previous ten games, including those from last season, Long Beach State has gone 4-5-1 ATS.
Long Beach State’s games have, on average, featured 155 points per game leading to an over/under record of 1-2-0. Their average over/under line is currently 153.8 points so far. The Beach have seen their last five games conclude with a collective average of 77 points per game and an over/under record of 3-2.
The Long Beach State offense is coming off a game in which they scored 76 points vs. San Diego State. Overall their field goal percentage was 50% while connecting on 7 threes. Leading the team in scoring was Marcus Tsohonis with 17 points. AJ George also added 15 points for the Beach.
At this time, the Beach’s defense is positioned 114th in the country, permitting 79.7 points per game. Against San Diego State in their most recent game, the Long Beach State defense gave up a total of 88 points while allowing San Diego State to hit 48% of their shots.
Can The Wolverines Secure a Home Victory?
Today, Michigan will face Long Beach State in their fourth game of the season. So far this year, Michigan has a 3-0 record. In their previous three games as the favorite, Michigan has gone 3-0. Entering today’s game, Michigan holds a perfect 3-0 record against the spread. In home games this season, Michigan is 2-0 vs. the spread, while in their last ten home games, they have a solid 6-4 ATS record.
After three games, Michigan has an over/under record of 3-0-0, with their games averaging a combined 163 points per game so far. The Wolverines’ last five games have finished with a combined 83 points per game and an over/under record of 4-1.
Coming off their recent game, the Michigan offense tallied 89 points in a matchup against St. John’s. Their field goal percentage for the game was 51.6%, and they made 11 threes. Dug McDaniel led the scoring for the Wolverines, contributing 26 points. Additionally, Nimari Burnett chipped in with 21 points.
The Wolverines’ defense is presently ranked 69th nationally, allowing an average of 69.7 points per contest. So far, the Michigan defense is giving up an average of 12.0 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 10 times per game (246th).