Idaho Vandals vs CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners Prediction, 12/12/2020 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Idaho Vandals vs CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners
Date: Saturday, December 12, 2020
Location: Icardo Center in Bakersfield, CA
Odds/Point Spread: Idaho (+10)
Icardo Center is the site where and the CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners (1-2) will take on the Idaho Vandals (0-3) on Saturday. The odds on this game have CSU Bakersfield as 10-point favorites. The total is set at 130.5.
Idaho comes into this one with a mark of 0-3 this year. They are averaging 56.7 points per outing (297th in college hoops) on 40.8% from the field. The Vandals are connecting on 34.7% on three-point shots (17 of 49) and 62.5% from the charity stripe. As a team, Idaho is snagging 28.0 boards per contest and is sitting with 40 assists for the year, which has them ranked 237th in college basketball in terms of passing the rock. They turn it over 16.0 times per game and as a team they commit 17.3 personal fouls on a nightly basis. Defensively, the Vandals are able to force 13.3 turnovers per game and they draw 17.3 fouls. They are ranked 91st in D-1 in giving up assists with 38 conceded for the campaign. The Vandals defensively are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 47.0% (77 of 164) and they surrender 37.3 rebounds per contest as a basketball team. They give up 39.1% on shots from beyond the arc and they rank 164th in D-1 in opponents points per game (70.3).
The Idaho Vandals played the Washington State Cougars and took a loss by a score of 61-58 in their last contest. Idaho ended having earned a 37.7% field goal percentage (23 out of 61) and buried 7 out of their 22 shots from beyond the perimeter. At the free throw line, the Vandals knocked down 5 of 9 shots for a rate of 55.6%. In regard to rebounding, they earned 25 with 3 of them being of the offensive sort. They also doled out 12 dimes for the contest while getting 8 steals and 2 rejections. When talking about defending, Idaho let their opponent shoot 37.7% from the field on 23 of 61. Washington State distributed 12 assists and 8 steals for this contest. In addition, the Cougars totaled 37 boards (7 offensive, 30 defensive) and had 2 rejections. Washington State ended up going 61.5% when shooting free throws by knocking down 16 of their 26 tries. They made 5 of 11 tries from three-point range.
Gabe Quinnett is someone who had an impact in the matchup. He walked away with 8 points on 3 out of 11 shooting. He played for 35 minutes and grabbed 2 rebounds. Quinnett finished the game at 27.3% from the field and also totaled 2 dimes. One more player that had an impact in the game for the Vandals was DeAndre Robinson. He had 8 boards and also had 2 dimes. He finished the game shooting 62.5% from the field for the contest by going 5-of-8 (14 points). When all was said and done, Robinson saw the court for 32 min.
CSU Bakersfield has a record of 1-2 on the campaign. The Roadrunners have committed 20.0 fouls every game and they hit 71.6% from the charity stripe. They are assisting teammates 13.7 times per game (167th in the nation) and they are giving up possession 15.3 times per game. CSU Bakersfield has 201 points for the season (67.0 per game) and they average 39.3 rebounds per contest. When it comes to offense, the Roadrunners are connecting on 41.9% from the field, which is 265th in the nation. The Roadrunners on the defensive end are ranked 41st in D-1 in points per game surrendered with 60.3. They are able to force 13.3 TO's per game and have allowed teams to shoot 36.2% from the floor (31st in Division 1). The CSU Bakersfield defense allows 22.9% on shots from distance (16 of 70) and their opponents are connecting on 73.4% of their shots from the free throw line. They relinquish 11.3 dimes and 30.3 total boards per game, which is ranked 93rd and 34th in the nation.
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners took a loss by a score of 85-60 against the Arizona Wildcats. The Roadrunners were able to collect 19 defensive boards and 7 offensive boards totaling 26 in the game. They also stuffed 2 shots while getting 4 steals for the matchup. The Wildcats earned 19 personal fouls in this matchup which took the Roadrunners to the charity stripe for 21 attempts. They were able to bury 14 of the free throw tries for a rate of 66.7%. With regard to shooting from beyond the arc, CS Bakersfield converted 4 out of their 17 attempts (23.5%). Overall, the Roadrunners ended up going 21 out of 52 from the floor which had them shooting 40.4%. The Roadrunners allowed the Wildcats to bury 27 of their 56 attempts from the field which had them shooting 48.2% for the matchup. They went 42.9% from distance by shooting 12 out of 28 and ended up going 19 out of 21 at the free throw line (90.5%). In regard to cleaning the glass, CS Bakersfield allowed Arizona to get 33 in total (10 offensive).
De'Monte Buckingham saw the court a lot for the Roadrunners for the contest. He buried 2 of 6 in this contest for a rate of 33.3%, which had him sitting at 10 points. Buckingham pulled down 3 boards in his 20 minutes played and had 2 assists for this game. Someone else that ended up coming through for CSU Bakersfield was Justin McCall. He ended up with 9 points in his 26 minutes on the hardwood via 3 out of 7 from the floor in this matchup. McCall ended up shooting 42.9% from the floor and also contributing 2 assists and 2 rebounds.
Who will win tonight's college basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Idaho (+10)
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