Long Beach State Beach vs UCLA Bruins 11/30/2020 NCAAB Previews, Odds & Spread
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Long Beach State Beach vs UCLA Bruins 11/30/2020 – The UCLA Bruins split their first two games of the season to one win and one loss. They wish to get back to a winning record as they face Long Beach State Beach for their third game of the season. This matchup is set to happen on November 30, Monday at 9:30 p.m. Eastern Time at the Pauley Pavillion located in Los Angeles, California. PAC 12 is the television partner for the game and they will share the same broadcast to SofaScore for the online live stream. The UCLA Bruins are expected to bounce back from the tough loss according to NCAAB Lines and it will be a blowout against Long Beach State Beach.
Long Beach State Beach vs UCLA Bruins 11/30/2020
Long Beach State Beach
Long Beach State Beach was struggling last season as they finished with a record of 11-21. They have not played any game this season as some of their players are hit with COVID-19. In addition to that, Colin Slater and Drew Cobb will not be playing this season. Max De Geest will also opt not to play and prefer to stay in his hometown located in New Zealand. Chance Hunder and Micahel Carter III have a lot on their hands right now as they are the only reliable players that remained with the team. They will be joined by Isaiah Washington and Raymond Hawkins are intriguing additions for Long Beach State this year.
Players to watch: C. Hunter G (GP 32 MIN 26.8 PTS 13.9 REB 5 AST 1 STL 0.6 BLK 0.2 TO 2.2 FG% 45.3 FT% 63.6 3PT% 41.7), M. Carter III G (GP 31 MIN 25.3 PTS 12.4 REB 2.8 AST 2.6 STL 1.1 BLK 0.2 TO 3.4 FG% 39.4 FT% 81.2 3PT% 31), C. Slater G (GP 31 MIN 28.8 PTS 10.2 REB 2.4 AST 1.8 STL 1 BLK 0 TO 1.8 FG% 39.4 FT% 81.3 3PT% 37.8).
The UCLA Bruins are looking like a team that is off-tuned to start the season as they lost their opening match and it took them the overtime period to win the next game. They are now ranked as the 22nd best team in the Top 25 but they are not showing that they deserved the recognition. Chris Smith was the best player on the team for both games as he averaged 18 points, six rebounds, and 4.5 assists. Jaime Jaquez had 16 points and 11 boards to give the team a double-double during their match against Pepperdine. The emergence of Tyger Campbell and Jules Bernard combining for 43 points was a positive for the team.
Players to Watch: C. Smith G (GP 2 MIN 39 PTS 18 REB 6 AST 4.5 STL 0.5 BLK 0.5 TO 3 FG% 45.8 FT% 90.9 3PT% 57.1), J. Jaquez Jr. G (GP 2 MIN 45.5 PTS 16.5 REB 8.5 AST 2.5 STL 0.5 BLK 0.5 TO 2.5 FG% 47.8 FT% 50 3PT% 33.3), T. Campbell G (GP 2 MIN 43 PTS 15.5 REB 3 AST 5.5 STL 0.5 BLK 0 TO 2 FG% 39.3 FT% 75 3PT% 21.4).
Long Beach State Beach vs UCLA Bruins Betting Predictions
Long Beach State Beach
Long Beach State is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games.
UCLA is 6-1-1 ATS in their last 8 games.
Long Beach State Beach vs UCLA Bruins Betting Picks
The UCLA Bruins avoided another upset and the overtime win woke them up that they can’t just be complacent this season. They are the favored team to win by Top Online Sportsbook and we will see the true power of the Bruins against Long Beach State.
Moneyline: The ML given to the Bruins for this game is -2335 while Long Beach is at +1565 if they pull a miracle win.
Spread: A wide 20 points separate both teams across the spread. The Bruins take the -20 while Long Beach is on the far side with +20.
Total: The given total for both teams to reach is 142 points with UCLA going under and Long Beach is the team over.
Score Prediction: 83-60, Bruins win.