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Grand Canyon vs California Baptist Pick & Preview: Saturday, January 14th Betting Odds
Antelopes vs Lancers Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Grand Canyon Antelopes at California Baptist Lancers
- Where: Riverside at CBU Events Center
- Date: Saturday, January 14th
- Betting Odds: Grand Canyon +1, GCAN -105 | CABAP -118 O/U 127.0
The Grand Canyon Antelopes head into today’s game in what will be their 18th game of the season, posting a record of 12-5. On the road, the Antelopes will be playing their 6th game of the season, having gone 2-4. So far, the Antelopes have been the underdog 5 times, going 2-3 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +1 underdogs on the spread.
Grand Canyon’s leading scorer this season is Rayshon Harrison, who is averaging 15.18 points per contest. So far, Harrison has accounted for 21.1% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 3.18 rebounds per game and 2.94 assists. Gabe McGlothan is the second leading scorer for the Antelopes, averaging 10.35 points per game. Between him and McGlothan, they are accounting for 35.5% of the team’s scoring.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Grand Canyon this season, as they are currently ranked 194th in college basketball at 71.1 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Antelopes’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 35.1%, placing them 172nd in the NCAA.
California Baptist will take the floor against the Antelopes with an overall record of 10-8. Currently, the Lancers have been the home team 10 times, sitting with a record of 7-3. The Lancers’ are sitting with a betting line that is -1 points in their favor. For the season, California Baptist has been favored to win in 11 games, sitting with a mark of 6-5.
California Baptist’s leading scorer this season is Taran Armstrong, who is averaging 10.67 points per contest. So far, Armstrong has accounted for 15.75% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 4.5 rebounds per game and 4.89 assists. Joe Quintana is the second leading scorer for the Lancers, averaging 9.88 points per game. Between him and Quintana, they are accounting for 29.5% of the team’s scoring.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for California Baptist this season, as they are currently ranked 196th in college basketball at 71.0 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Lancers’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 33.2%, placing them 312th in the NCAA.
Free Spread Prediction: Grand Canyon Antelopes +1
Heading into this matchup between the California Baptist Lancers and Grand Canyon Antelopes we have a strong lean on taking the points with Grand Canyon at +1. Both team’s are going to come into this game looking to get up looks from outside, as they are both average team’s in terms of 3-pointers made per game. Look for Grand Canyon to benefit from facing another squad looking to turn this into a 3-point shooting contest. When looking at the line, we see tremendous value in taking the Grand Canyon Antelopes at +1. Go ahead and lock this bet in before tip-off.