Utah Tech @ California Baptist
Current Records: Utah Tech 9-6; California Baptist 8-7
What to Know
The California Baptist Lancers will be returning home after a two-game road trip. California Baptist and the Utah Tech Trailblazers will face off in a WAC battle at 10 p.m. ET Thursday at CBU Events Center. The teams split their matchups last year, with Utah Tech winning the first 79-76 on the road and the Lancers taking the second 71-61.
California Baptist was within striking distance but couldn't close the gap on Saturday as they fell 71-65 to the Seattle Redhawks.
Meanwhile, Utah Tech's 2022 ended with a 71-60 defeat against the Utah Valley Wolverines on Saturday.
California Baptist is the favorite in this one, with an expected 6-point margin of victory. But bettors beware: they are only 2-6-1 against the spread when favored.
With both teams hitting sour notes in their previous games, they will no doubt be looking to produce a better outcome in this one. We'll see which team satisfies their hunger and which team leaves with an empty stomach.
How To Watch
- When: Thursday at 10 p.m. ET
- Where: CBU Events Center -- Riverside, California
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Lancers are a solid 6-point favorite against the Trailblazers, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The line has drifted a bit towards the Lancers, as the game opened with the Lancers as a 4.5-point favorite.
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California Baptist and Utah Tech both have two wins in their last four games.
- Feb 24, 2022 - California Baptist 71 vs. Utah Tech 61
- Jan 12, 2022 - Utah Tech 79 vs. California Baptist 76
- Jan 30, 2021 - Utah Tech 79 vs. California Baptist 75
- Jan 29, 2021 - California Baptist 89 vs. Utah Tech 74