Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Roadrunners versus the Tritons? Tip off is at at 10:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at LionTree Arena in San Diego, CA. The over/under for this Big West conference contest is set at 133 points, with the Tritons being the favored team playing at home against the Roadrunners.

BAKERSFIELD ROADRUNNERS VS CALIFORNIA-SAN DIEGO TRITONS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Bakersfield Roadrunners +7.5

This game will be played at LionTree Arena at 10:00 ET on Thursday, December 28th.

WHY BET THE BAKERSFIELD ROADRUNNERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 78-68 in favor of the Roadrunners.
  • Not only will Bakersfield pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +7.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 133 points, and we like the over with a projected 146 points.

Can Bakersfield Pull Off A Win at LionTree Arena?

Bakersfield will be playing their 12th game this season, and hold a 5-6 record. In their last ten road games, including last year, Bakersfield has a 1-9 record. As of today, Bakersfield’s ATS record is 3-5. In their last ten games, Bakersfield has gone 3-1 vs. the spread.

After 11 games, Bakersfield has an over/under record of 6-2-0, with their games averaging a combined 137 points per game so far. The Roadrunners’ last five games have culminated with an average of 149 points per game and an over/under record of 3-1.

In their recent matchup, the Bakersfield offense ended with 58 points against Fresno State. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 41.1% and made 2 threes. Leading the team in scoring was Kaleb Higgins with 17 points. Ugnius Jarusevicius also added 11 points for the Roadrunners.

At this time, the Roadrunners’ defense is positioned 135th in the country, permitting 69.9 points per game. In their previous game vs. Fresno State, the Bulldogs finished with a field goal percentage of 49% and a total of 61 points vs. Bakersfield.

Can California-San Diego Deliver Being Favored at Home?

After 12 games, California-San Diego currently sits at .500 with a record of 6-6. So far this season, all of the Tritons’ games have been played on the road. As of now, California-San Diego holds a 6-4 record against the spread heading into today’s game. In home games this season, California-San Diego is 4-1 vs. the spread, and in their last ten home games, they have a solid 6-2 ATS record.

Up to this point, games involving California-San Diego have had an average of 139.8 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 143.8 points. Their over/under record is 2-7-1. The Tritons have seen their last five games conclude with a collective average of 138 points per game and an over/under record of 0-4.

Compared to their season average of 76.5 points per game, California-San Diego struggled in their previous game. Against California, the Tritons scored 67 points while finishing with a field goal percentage of 33.3%. The California-San Diego offense has been looking to get up shots from outside so far this season, averaging 26.7 three-point attempts per contest. Overall, they have connected on 34% of their looks from outside this season.

At this time, the Tritons’ defense is positioned 130th in the country, permitting 69.7 points per game. In their most recent game, the California-San Diego defense struggled to defend the three-point line, as California knocked down 10 three-pointers on their way to 71 points.