After playing two games on the road, the California Baptist Lancers are back in town, where they will play the Utah Tech Trailblazers at CBU Events Center in a WAC matchup. Last season, the teams split their meetings, with the Lancers winning the second game 71-61 and Utah Tech taking the first one 79-76 on the road.
On Saturday, California Baptist lost against the Seattle Redhawks 71-65 despite being close by and having the opportunity to reduce the gap. Meanwhile, the Utah Valley Wolverines defeated Utah Tech 71-60 on Saturday to put an end to their 2022 campaign. Both clubs will undoubtedly want to produce a better outcome in this one after having disappointing results in their previous games.
Cameron Gooden leads Utah Tech in scoring this year with an average of 15.57 points per game. Gooden has scored 18.86% of the team’s goals so far. In addition, he averages 3.86 assists and 2.93 rebounds per game. Meanwhile, with 12.47 points per game on average, Isaiah Pope is the Trailblazers’ second-leading scorer. He and Pope collectively contribute 35.0% of the team’s points.
Utah Tech has struggled to generate offense this year, as seen by their current college basketball ranking of 163rd at 72.5 points per match. The Trailblazers have a 31.4% team 3-point shooting percentage, which is extremely poor and ranks them 391st in the nation.
On the other side of the court, Taran Armstrong, who averages 10.8 points per game for California Baptist this year, is the team’s top scorer. Armstrong has contributed 16.04% of the team’s total points so far. He also contributes 4.67 assists and 5 rebounds each game. Joe Quintana, who averages 10.29 points per game for the Lancers, is their second-leading scorer.
California Baptist, which is now ranked 196th in college basketball with 71 points per game, has struggled on the offensive end. The fact that they have played at a slower pace and have had trouble making outside shots is a big factor in their poor scoring totals.
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Utah Tech Trailblazers vs California Baptist Lancers Game Information
- Date: 01/05/2023
- Time: 10:00 PM ET
- Location: CBU Events Center, Riverside, CA.
- How to Watch Utah Tech vs California Baptist : FS1
- Live Stream: CBS.com
Utah Tech vs California Baptist Betting Lines
Utah Tech is +215 according to our Vegas NCAAB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $215.On the other side, California Baptist is -265 according to the Vegas NCAAB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $38.
The implied probability for these two teams attached to the betting lines has Utah Tech at a 31.75% chance of winning the game, meanwhile California Baptist has 72.60% probability of finishing the game with the W.
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