Sacramento State Hornets (1-1) vs. Denver Pioneers (2-0)
November 14, 2022 9:00 pm EDT
The Line: Denver Pioneers -3.5 / Sacramento State Hornets +3.5; Over/Under: +133
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The Sacramento State Hornets and Denver Pioneers meet Monday in college basketball action at Hamilton Gymnasium. The Sacramento State Hornets look to get a game above a .500 record. The Denver Pioneers look for a 3-0 start.
The Sacramento State Hornets are averaging 57.5 points on 37.3 percent shooting and allowing 65.5 points on 46.2 percent shooting. Zach Chappell is averaging 14.5 points and 4 rebounds, while Cameron Wilbon is averaging 9.5 points and 6 rebounds. Akol Mawein is grabbing 6.5 rebounds and Gianni Hunt is dishing 4.5 assists. The Sacramento State Hornets are shooting 37.2 percent from beyond the arc and 63.9 percent from the free throw line. The Sacramento State Hornets are allowing 30.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.5 rebounds per game.
The Denver Pioneers are averaging 79 points on 51.5 percent shooting and allowing 65.5 points on 38.9 percent shooting. Tevin Smith is averaging 16 points and 1.5 assists, while Lukas Kisunas is averaging 14.5 points and 4.5 rebounds. Tyree Corbett is the third double-digit scorer and Tommy Bruner is grabbing 2.5 rebounds. The Denver Pioneers are shooting 25 percent from beyond the arc and 59.8 percent from the free throw line. The Denver Pioneers are allowing 26.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38.5 rebounds per game.
The Hornets are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 road games and 7-2-1 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Pioneers are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 home games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The under is 12-5 in Hornets last 17 Monday games. The over is 14-6 in Pioneers last 20 home games.
The Sacramento State Hornets have a long way to go offensively if their first two games are any indication of things to come. The Denver Pioneers have looked sharp through 2 games and their defensive effort has been on point. Small sample sizes, but I’m going to side with the team that’s in better form by laying the bucket with Denver.