The Long Beach State Beach (2-3) hit the court against the Iona Gaels (1-2) at 11:00 AM ET on Tuesday, November 21, 2023 on FloH.
Tuesday’s matchup between the Beach and the Gaels sees the Beach as 5-point favorites. The over/under for the matchup is set at 152.
Long Beach State vs. Iona Odds
Point Spread for Long Beach State vs. Iona
The spread for this matchup is set at 5 points, with oddsmakers listing Long Beach State as the favorite.
Long Beach State vs. Iona Moneyline
As for the moneyline, Long Beach State has -225 odds to pick up the win, while Iona is listed at +185 to claim victory.
Long Beach State vs. Iona Over/Under
Finally, the total for the game is set at 152 points.
Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Tuesday, November 21, 2023
- Game Time: 11:00 AM ET
- TV Channel: FloH
- Location: Estero, Florida
- Arena: Hertz Arena
Long Beach State vs. Iona Betting Trends
Long Beach State has played five games, with three wins against the spread. The Beach have were defeated in both of the match ups they have played as odds-on favorites this season. Long Beach State’s games this year have gone over the total in two out of three opportunities.
Iona covered the spread 16 times in 35 games last season. The Gaels lost both games they played as underdogs last season. Iona had 15 of its 35 games hit the over last season.
Long Beach State vs. Iona Key Players to Watch
Long Beach State
Aboubacar Traore posts a team-high 3.0 assists per contest. He is also putting up 12.2 points and 6.0 rebounds, shooting 60.5% from the field. Marcus Tsohonis is tops on the Beach with 19.2 points per contest and 1.6 assists, while also posting 4.2 rebounds. Lassina Traore paces his squad in rebounds per game (9.6), and also averages 9.2 points and 0.4 assists. At the other end, he puts up 0.6 steals and 0.0 blocked shots. Jadon Jones is posting 10.2 points, 1.2 assists and 2.8 rebounds per game.
Walter Clayton Jr. put up 16.8 points per game last season to go with 4.3 rebounds and 3.2 assists. Nelly Junior Joseph averaged 9.5 boards per game and Daniss Jenkins dished out 4.9 assists per game. Clayton Jr. made 2.3 threes per game a season ago. Clayton Jr. averaged 1.8 steals per game, while Junior Joseph notched 1.5 blocks per contest.
What you need to know about the Long Beach State Beach
With 74.4 points per game on offense, the Beach rank 203rd in the nation. Defensively, they cede 77.2 points per contest, which ranks 297th in college basketball. Long Beach State is pulling down 32.4 rebounds per game (217th-ranked in college basketball) this year, while allowing 32.2 rebounds per contest (228th-ranked).
With 6.2 treys per game, Long Beach State ranks 253rd in college basketball. It sports a 32.0% shooting percentage from three-point land, which ranks 199th in college basketball. The Beach are allowing 8.0 treys per game (304th-ranked in college basketball). They are allowing opponents to shoot 30.8% (134th-ranked) from beyond the arc.
What you need to know about the Iona Gaels
Last year the Gaels scored 76.0 points per game (74th-ranked in college basketball) and gave up 65.6 points per contest (50th-ranked). Last year the Gaels grabbed 33.6 boards per game (119th-ranked in college basketball) and gave up 32.1 rebounds per contest (174th-ranked).
Iona drained 7.1 threes per game (213th-ranked in college basketball). It owned a 36.1% shooting percentage (76th-ranked) from beyond the arc. With a 29.7% three-point percentage allowed last year, the Gaels were 14th-best in the country. They ranked 34th in college basketball by giving up 5.9 threes per contest.
Long Beach State vs. Iona Prediction & Pick
Our pick to win this contest is Long Beach State, and we project that Long Beach State will cover the spread (Long Beach State -5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 152 points.
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