Cal Baptist vs. UT Rio Grande Valley Prediction: Picks & Betting Odds – Wednesday, March 1, 2023

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The Cal Baptist Lancers (15-14, 7-9 WAC) are at home in WAC action against the UT Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros (15-15, 6-11 WAC) on Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at 10:00 PM ET. The Lancers are double-digit favorites by 10 points in the game. The matchup has an over/under of 148.

Cal Baptist vs. UT Rio Grande Valley Odds

  • Cal Baptist odds to win: -552
  • UT Rio Grande Valley odds to win: +404
  • Spread: Cal Baptist (-10)
  • Total: 148

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Wednesday, March 1, 2023
  • Time: 10:00 PM ET
  • TV: ESPN+
  • Where: Riverside, California
  • Venue: CBU Events Center

Who Will Win Cal Baptist vs. UT Rio Grande Valley?

Cal Baptist and UT Rio Grande Valley Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

In games it has played as at least 10-point favorites this season, Cal Baptist is 1-1 against the spread.

In games this season in which it was an underdog by 10 points or more, UT Rio Grande Valley has a 3-5 record against the spread.

Between them, these two teams average 0.7 more points per game (148.7) than this game’s total (148).

Opponents of the two teams average a combined 5.2 fewer points per game (142.8) than this game’s total of 148 points.

The average point total in Cal Baptist’s games this year is 13.8 fewer points than the over/under of 148 in this matchup.

The average total in Vaqueros games this season is 9.3 more points than the point total of 148 for this outing.

The Lancers’ ATS record is 12-14-1 this season.

The Vaqueros are 13-13-0 against the spread this season.

Cal Baptist Stats & Insights

Cal Baptist’s +133 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 4.6 points per game) is a result of scoring 69.4 points per game (238th in college basketball) while giving up 64.8 per outing (39th in college basketball).

The 34.0 rebounds per game Cal Baptist averages rank 58th in the country, and are 3.3 more than the 30.7 its opponents record per contest.

The Lancers make 8.3 three-pointers per game (74th in college basketball), 2.6 more than their opponents (5.7). They are shooting 33.0% from beyond the arc (251st in college basketball) while allowing opponents to shoot 31.0%.

Cal Baptist averages 93.4 points per 100 possessions on offense (194th in college basketball), and gives up 87.2 points per 100 possessions (74th in college basketball).

The Lancers are putting up 75.3 points per game this year in home games, which is 12.9 more points than they’re averaging away from home (62.4).

UT Rio Grande Valley Stats & Insights

UT Rio Grande Valley has a +38 scoring differential, topping opponents by 1.3 points per game. It is putting up 79.3 points per game, 26th in college basketball, and is giving up 78.0 per contest to rank 350th in college basketball.

The 34.4 rebounds per game UT Rio Grande Valley accumulates rank 44th in the nation, 4.5 more than the 29.9 its opponents record.

UT Rio Grande Valley makes 6.9 three-pointers per game (239th in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 7.5. It shoots 34.2% from deep, and its opponents shoot 32.9%.

UT Rio Grande Valley ranks 146th in college basketball with 95.1 points scored per 100 possessions, and 251st defensively with 93.6 points conceded per 100 possessions.

The Vaqueros are scoring more points at home (84.5 per game) than away (71.4).

Cal Baptist Key Players to Watch

The Lancers leader in points and assists is Taran Armstrong, who scores 11.2 points per game along with 4.8 assists.

Hunter Goodrick is Cal Baptist’s best rebounder, grabbing an average of 6.8 boards in each contest while scoring 9.1 points per game.

The Lancers get the most three-point shooting production out of Reed Nottage, who knocks down 1.8 threes per game.

The Cal Baptist steals leader is Blondeau Tchoukuiengo, who averages 1.0 steal per game, while its blocks leader is Juhlawnei Stone, who compiles 0.4 rejections per contest.

UT Rio Grande Valley Key Players to Watch

Justin Johnson is the top scorer for the Vaqueros with 20.9 points per game. He also adds 5.3 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game to his scoring output.

Daylen Williams has a stat line of 6.3 rebounds, 6.2 points and 2.8 assists per game for UT Rio Grande Valley to take the top rebound spot on the team. Will Johnston has the top spot for assists with 3.7 per game, adding 14.9 points and 2.3 rebounds per matchup.

Johnston is consistent from deep and leads the Vaqueros with 2.4 made threes per game.

Williams (0.9 steals per game) is the steal leader for UT Rio Grande Valley while Dima Zdor (1.3 blocks per game) is the block leader.

Cal Baptist vs. UT Rio Grande Valley Prediction

  • Pick ATS:

    UT Rio Grande Valley (+10)

  • Pick OU:

    Under (148)

  • Prediction:
    Cal Baptist 75, UT Rio Grande Valley 69

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