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There will be a trip to the NCAA Tournament on the line when top-seeded Long Beach State faces No. 2 seed Cal State Fullerton on Saturday night in the 2022 Big West Tournament final. Long Beach State picked up a 71-61 win in the lone meeting during the regular season, as the other scheduled meeting was canceled due to COVID-19. The Beach are on a four-game winning streak following their 67-64 win over UC Santa Barbara on Friday, while the Titans are riding a three-game winning streak.

Tipoff is set for 10:30 p.m. ET at the Dollar Loan Center. Caesars Sportsbook lists the Titans as 1.5-point favorites in the latest Cal State Fullerton vs. Long Beach State odds. The over-under for total points is set at 135. Before entering any Cal State Fullerton vs. Long Beach State picks, you'll want to see the college basketball predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every Division I college basketball game 10,000 times. Over the past five-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated an impressive profit of almost $1,600 for $100 players on its top-rated college basketball picks against the spread. Anyone who has followed it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Long Beach State vs. Cal State Fullerton. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several college basketball odds for Cal State Fullerton vs. Long Beach State:

  • Long Beach State vs. Cal State Fullerton spread: CS Fullerton -1.5
  • Long Beach State vs. Cal State Fullerton over-under: 135 points
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What you need to know about Long Beach State

Long Beach State controlled the tempo in the first meeting between these teams, scoring 71 points in early February. The Beach have now won four consecutive games, upsetting UC Santa Barbara as four-point underdogs on Friday. Senior guard Colin Slater had his best performance of the season, pouring in a career-high 30 points in the win.

The Beach scored the final seven points of the game, including a game-winning 3-pointer from Jadon Jones. They have been an excellent outside shooting team, knocking down 35.3 percent of their 3-pointers. Long Beach State has also been one of the most undervalued teams in college basketball, covering the spread in 15 of its last 18 games.

What you need to know about Cal State Fullerton

Cal State Fullerton snapped a two-game losing streak at the end of the regular season, getting past UC Davis in its finale. The Titans have picked up a pair of comfortable victories this weekend, beginning with a 73-55 win over UC Davis in their third meeting of the season. They punched their ticket to the title game with a 58-46 win in Friday night's matchup against Hawaii

Former Tennessee forward E.J. Anosike leads Cal State Fullerton with 16.3 points and 8.3 rebounds per game. Senior guard Damari Milstead is also in double figures, averaging 12.0 points. The Titans have dominated this series of late, winning seven of the last nine meetings. 

How to make Cal State Fullerton vs. Long Beach State picks

The model is leaning over on the total, and it's also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in almost 60 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Cal State Fullerton vs. Long Beach State? And which side covers almost 60 percent of the time? Visit SportsLine now to find out, all from the model that has crushed its college basketball picks.