Looking to win big? The Lancers and Wildcats face off at 8:00 ET on ESPN+. The Wildcats are hosting the game at Moody Coliseum (Abilene) in Abilene, TX. The odds for this Western Athletic conference game currently have Abilene Christian as the -3 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 134.5 points.

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.

Is a Road Win Possible for the Lancers?

The Lancers come into today’s game with a 14-11 record, coming off a close loss to Grand Canyon (79-76). California Baptist has a 4-6 record on the road this season and an 8-5 record at home. California Baptist has a sub-.500 ATS record, standing at 9-14. Over their last five games, the team is 1-4 ATS.

So far, California Baptist’s games have averaged 134.7 points per game with the average over/under line being 137.6 points. The Lancers have seen their last five games conclude with a collective average of 135 points per game and an over/under record of 2-3.

California Baptist is fresh off a strong offensive showing, putting up 76 points versus Grand Canyon. This output is higher than their season-average of 68.4 points per game. In terms of offense, the Lancers have a season-long field goal percentage of 41%, putting them 370th in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 295th in percentage and 244th in three-pointers made.

This season, the California Baptist defense has been impressive, holding the 36th position in the country while permitting an average of 65.9 points per contest. In today’s game vs. Abilene Christian, the California Baptist defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, California Baptist made 17 free-throws vs. the Lancers.

Does Abilene Christian Have a Shot at a Home Win?

Abilene Christian enters today’s game with an overall record of 10-15. The Wildcats have a 5-9 record on the road and are 4-5 this season. As of today’s game, Abilene Christian holds an ATS record of 11-12. Over their last ten games, Abilene Christian has gone 2-3 vs. the spread.

Through 25 games, Abilene Christian has an over/under record of 12-10-1 with their games averaging a combined 145.5 points per game so far. Over the course of the last five games, the Wildcats’ games have averaged 137 points per game, along with an over/under record of 2-3.

In their latest game, Abilene Christian offense put up 63 points against Stephen F. Austin. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 37% and made 6 threes. On the offensive front, the Wildcats have a season-long field goal percentage of 42%, ranking 321st nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 283rd in terms of percentage and 343rd in three-pointers made.

The Wildcats’ defense is presently ranked 248th nationally, allowing an average of 74.9 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Stephen F. Austin, the Lumberjacks finished with a field goal percentage of 57% and a total of 62 points vs. Abilene Christian.