The California Baptist Lancers (18-7, 7-3 WAC) can lengthen a five-game road winning streak when they take on the Kansas City Roos (13-14, 5-7 WAC) at Swinney Recreation Center. Action starts at 8 p.m. ET on Wednesday, February 19, 2020.
California Baptist Lancers at Kansas City Roos Odds Preview
The Lancers won big over the Westcliff Warriors in their last game, 107-45. De’jon Davis was the top scorer from either team with 19 points on 6-for-9 shooting. California Baptist dominated nearly every facet of the game. They had a free throw rate of 0.261 (below their season average of 0.272) and an offensive rebounding percentage of 54.1 (above their season average of 32.3). For those same stats, Westcliff recorded marks of 0.075 and 20.0, respectively.
In the Roos’ previous matchup, they defeated the Bakersfield Roadrunners, 59-53. Kansas City rallied around Brandon McKissic, who was the game’s high scorer with 20 points on 8-for-9 shooting. Kansas City’s 0.522 effective field goal percentage was their largest strength over Bakersfield, who had a mark of 0.406. The Roos’ mark was above their season average of 0.520, while the Roadrunners’ was below their season average of 0.487.
Second-chance opportunities could be hard to find for Kansas City in this meeting. The Roos rank 268th in offensive rebounding percentage (25.5 percent), while California Baptist ranks 93rd in defensive rebounding percentage (74.5 percent).
These two schools have already met once this season. The Roos won 67-57. Kansas City made eight of their 19 three pointers (42.1 percent), while California Baptist was 6-24 (25.0 percent). Franck Kamgain had a standout performance in the victory, putting up 16 points and six rebounds.
California Baptist Lancers vs. Kansas City Roos Free Prediction
Pick: SU Winner – Kansas City, ATS Winner – Kansas City, O/U – Under
California Baptist ranks 40th in three pointers attempted per game (26.5) while Kansas City ranks 218th (19.9).
The Roos have scored an equal number of points as their opponents. On the season, Kansas City has defeated opponents by an average of 2.9 points.
During their last five games, the Lancers have scored an average of 83.2 points per game (2.4 above their season average) and allowed an average of 68.6 points per game (0.7 below their season average).