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Cal State-Bakersfield vs UC Riverside 1/15/22 College Basketball Picks, Predictions, Odds

UC Riverside Highlanders (8-5) vs. Cal State-Bakersfield Roadrunners (5-5)
January 15, 2022 4:00 pm EDT
The Line: Cal State-Bakersfield Roadrunners +2.5 / UC Riverside Highlanders -2.5; Over/Under: +122
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The UC Riverside Highlanders and CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Icardo Center. The UC Riverside Highlanders look for a win after splitting their last six games. The CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners look to get a game above a .500 record.

The UC Riverside Highlanders are averaging 62.5 points on 41.9 percent shooting and allowing 58.6 points on 39.5 percent shooting. Zyon Pullin is averaging 11.7 points and 6.3 rebounds, while J.P. Moorman II is averaging 11.1 points and 5.6 rebounds. Flynn Cameron is the third double-digit scorer, and Callum McRae is grabbing 8.4 rebounds. The UC Riverside Highlanders are shooting 30.6 percent from beyond the arc and 66.7 percent from the free throw line. The UC Riverside Highlanders are allowing 24.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.7 rebounds per game.

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The CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners are averaging 64.4 points on 41.0 percent shooting and allowing 63.9 points on 40.2 percent shooting. Justin McCall is averaging 10.6 points and 4.8 rebounds, while Kaleb Higgins is averaging 10 points and 1.8 rebounds. Justin Edler-Davis is dishing 0.6 assists and Shaun Williams is grabbing 2.6 rebounds. The CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners are shooting 30 percent from beyond the arc and 62.7 percent from the free throw line. The CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners are allowing 33.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.1 rebounds per game.

The Highlanders are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Roadrunners are 8-22-1 ATS in their last 31 home games and 0-4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The under is 45-22-1 in Highlanders last 68 overall. The under is 5-1 in Roadrunners last 6 overall.

The UC Riverside Highlanders have been the better team up to this point, and they have an elite defense that travels. The CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners are terrible against the spread at home dating back to last season, and their offense is going to have a world of issues here. UC Riverside should like its chances here given the matchup. I’ll lay the bucket.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick:
UC Riverside Highlanders -2.5
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Randy Chambers

Randy has covered sports betting since 2014 and writes about everything from NFL to WNBA.

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