The Wright State Raiders and Long Beach State 49ers meet Wednesday in college basketball action at the Moe Kent Family Field House. The Wright State Raiders need a win to snap a four-game losing streak. The Long Beach State 49ers also need a win to snap a four-game losing streak.
The Wright State Raiders are averaging 73 points on 40.7 percent shooting and allowing 79.4 points on 45 percent shooting. Tanner Holden is averaging 22 points and 6.2 rebounds while Grant Basile is averaging 17.4 points and 8.6 rebounds. Tim Finke is dishing 1.4 assists and Trey Calvin is grabbing 2.2 rebounds. The Wright State Raiders are shooting 23.9 percent from beyond the arc and 77.7 percent from the free throw line. The Wright State Raiders are allowing 29.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.6 rebounds per game.
The Long Beach State 49ers are averaging 72.2 points on 47.4 percent shooting and allowing 89 points on 50.2 percent shooting. Joel Murray is averaging 18 points and 2.8 rebounds, while Joe Hampton is averaging 12.5 points and 2.3 rebounds. Colin Slater is the third double-digit scorer and Jordan Roberts is grabbing 5 rebounds. The Long Beach State 49ers are shooting 36.6 percent from beyond the arc and 59.4 percent from the free throw line. The Long Beach State 49ers are allowing 45.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.2 rebounds per game.
The Raiders are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Wednesday games and 0-9 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The Beach are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games as a favorite and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The over is 7-2 in Raiders last 9 overall. The over is 5-1 in Beach last 6 overall.
It’s weird to lay double-digit chalk with a team riding a four-game losing streak, but I guess that goes to show just how bad Long Beach State is. The Wright State Raiders aren’t world beaters, but they’ll have a field day against this 49ers defense. The Long Beach State 49ers defense couldn’t stop you and four of your friends. I have to side with Wright State.