Cal State-Bakersfield Roadrunners (4-4) vs. San Jose State Spartans (6-3)
December 6, 2022 10:00 pm EDT
The Line: San Jose State Spartans -8.5 / Cal State-Bakersfield Roadrunners +8.5; Over/Under: +123
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The CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners and San Jose State Spartans meet Tuesday in college basketball action at the Provident Credit Union Event Center. The CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners look to get above a .500 record. The San Jose State Spartans look for their seventh win.
The CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners are averaging 62.8 points on 42.4 percent shooting and allowing 58.9 points on 38.2 percent shooting. Kaleb Higgins is averaging 12 points and 2.4 rebounds, while Marvin McGhee III is averaging 8.9 points and 2.8 rebounds. Cameron Smith is dishing 0.9 assists and Modestas Kancleris is grabbing 7.6 rebounds. The CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners are shooting 35.3 percent from beyond the arc and 67.3 percent from the free throw line. The CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners are allowing 32.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.6 rebounds per game.
The San Jose State Spartans are averaging 70.9 points on 47.8 percent shooting and allowing 69.7 points on 40.7 percent shooting. Omari Moore is averaging 14.2 points and 4.3 assists, while Sage Tolbert III is averaging 10.4 points and 8.3 rebounds. Alvaro Cardenas is dishing 3.3 assists and Trey Anderson is grabbing 3.7 rebounds. The San Jose State Spartans are shooting 35.2 percent from beyond the arc and 64.3 percent from the free throw line. The San Jose State Spartans are allowing 37.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.3 rebounds per game.
The Roadrunners are 7-15-1 ATS in their last 23 road games and 9-23-1 ATS in their last 33 games overall. The Spartans are 4-11 ATS in their last 15 home games and 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games following a ATS loss. The under is 7-3 in Roadrunners last 10 road games. The over is 5-1 in Spartans last 6 overall.
You could argue the CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners are playing the better ball, but San Jose State is the better team and has a clear edge at home. The Roadrunners lose on the road by an average of 11.3 points while shooting 36.7 percent from the field. The Spartans win at home by an average of 10.3 points while allowing 35.4 percent shooting. I’ll lay the reasonable number with San Jose State.