Planning on watching today’s Lancers and Wildcats game? Catch the action at Moody Coliseum (Abilene) in Abilene, TX, as the Wildcats hosts this showdown at 8:00 ET on ESPN+. The over/under for this Western Athletic conference contest is set at 134.5 points, with Abilene Christian being favored by -3 at home against California Baptist.

CALIFORNIA BAPTIST LANCERS VS ABILENE CHRISTIAN WILDCATS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Abilene Christian Wildcats -3

This game will be played at Moody Coliseum (Abilene) at 8:00 ET on Thursday, February 22nd.

WHY BET THE ABILENE CHRISTIAN WILDCATS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 78-68 in favor of the Wildcats.
  • Not only will Abilene Christian pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -3.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 134.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 146 points.

Will the Lancers Secure A Victory as Road Underdogs?

California Baptist currently has a record of 14-11 after 25 games. In road games, the Lancers are 4-6 and at home they are 8-5. Heading into today’s game, California Baptist has a 9-14 ATS record. Over their last five games, the team is 1-4 vs. the spread.

Up to this point, games involving California Baptist have had an average of 134.7 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 137.6 points. Their over/under record is 10-13-0. Looking at the Lancers’ last three games, their over/under record is 2-1 with their games averaging 143 points per game.

California Baptist is coming off a good offensive performance, putting up 76 points vs. Grand Canyon. This figure is more than their season average of 68.4 points per game. Leading the team in scoring is Dominique Daniels Jr., who is averaging 19.2 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Blondeau Tchoukuiegno also maintains a PPG average of 11 heading into game.

So far this season, the California Baptist defense has been performing well, ranking 36th in the country at 65.9 points allowed per contest. The California Baptist defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 79 points and allowed Grand Canyon to connect on 10 threes.

Will the Wildcats Win at Home?

Abilene Christian enters today’s game with a record of 10-15. A victory today would bring their home record to .500, as they are currently 4-5 at home. Abilene Christian is currently sitting below .500 in terms of their ATS record at 11-12. In their last five games, the team has gone 2-3 vs. the spread.

Looking at their over/under performance through 25 games, Abilene Christian has an over/under record of 12-10-1, with their games averaging 145.5 points per game on average. The Wildcats have seen their last five games conclude with a collective average of 137 points per game and an over/under record of 2-3.

In their recent matchup, the Abilene Christian offense ended with 63 points against Stephen F. Austin. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 37% and made 6 threes. Leading the team in scoring is Ali Abdou Dibba, who is averaging 15.4 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Hunter-Jack Madden also maintains a PPG average of 12.8 heading into game.

Currently, the Wildcats’ defense holds the 248th rank in the nation, allowing 74.9 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 5.6 threes per game vs. California Baptist. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 32.6%.