Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Roadrunners and Hornets. The game is starting at 3:00 ET on FloH, and it’s hosted by the Hornets at Pavilion in San Juan Capistrano, CA. Get ready to place your bets! This non-conference matchup has an over/under of 132.5 points, and the Hornets are favored to win at home vs. the Roadrunners.
BAKERSFIELD ROADRUNNERS VS SACRAMENTO STATE HORNETS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Sacramento State Hornets -3
This game will be played at Pavilion at 3:00 ET on Monday, November 20th.
WHY BET THE SACRAMENTO STATE HORNETS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 79-65 in favor of the Hornets.
- Not only will Sacramento State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -3.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 132.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.
Will Bakersfield Pull Through as the Underdog Road Team?
This will be Bakersfield’s fourth game of the season, and they have a 1-2 record. In their last ten road games, including those from last year, Bakersfield has gone 2-8 on the road. Against the spread, Bakersfield has a current record of 0-3 this season. In road games, they are 0-2 vs. the spread this year and have a 4-6 ATS mark in their previous ten games away from home.
Bakersfield comes in with an over/under record of 3-0-0 through three games, with their games averaging a combined 145 points per game so far. When analyzing the Roadrunners’ last five games, they have produced a combined average of 64 points per game and an over/under record of 3-1.
The Roadrunners’ offense wrapped up their last game with 63 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 68 points per contest. Kaleb Higgins led the scoring for the Roadrunners, contributing 22 points. Additionally, Modestas Kancleris chipped in with 11 points.
At present, the Roadrunners’ defense is nationally ranked 103rd, allowing 71.0 points per game. In their most recent game, the Bakersfield defense struggled to defend the three-point line, as California knocked down 15 three-pointers on their way to 83 points.
Will the Hornets Live Up to Expectations at Home?
In their most recent game, Sacramento State fell to Tulane by a score of 92-57. Looking back at their previous ten home games, Sacramento State has a 1-9 record. Thus far, Sacramento State has a 0-3 record vs. the spread heading into today’s game. Last season, when playing at home, Sacramento State went 5-7 vs. the spread as they gear up for their first home game of the season.
Up to this point, games involving Sacramento State have had an average of 151 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 144.7 points. Their over/under record is 2-1-0. The Hornets’ last five games have finished with a combined 77 points per game and an over/under record of 3-1.
The Sacramento State offense is coming off a game in which they scored 57 points vs. Tulane. Overall their field goal percentage was 35.2% while connecting on 8 threes. The team’s scoring leader is Duncan Powell, who holds an average of 16.5 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Zee Hamoda is averaging 14.5 points per game this season.
The Hornets’ defense is presently ranked 177th nationally, allowing an average of 81.5 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 5.8 threes per game vs. Bakersfield. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 28.2%.