The St. Thomas (MN) Tommies (1-2) travel to face off against the California Baptist Lancers (1-1) on Saturday, November 18th. This game will be played at Dale E. and Sarah Ann Fowler Events Center in Riverside and televised on ESPN+. Both St. Thomas (MN) and California Baptist will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip-off is scheduled for 8:00 ET.
The St. Thomas (MN) Tommies Look To Bounce Back From A Loss
After playing three games, St. Thomas (MN) has a record of 1-2. In their last five road games, including those from last year, St. Thomas (MN) has a record of 1-4. In terms of the spread, St. Thomas (MN) comes into today’s game at 0-3. Taking into account their performance from last season, St. Thomas (MN) is 5-4 against the spread in their last ten games.
After three games, St. Thomas (MN) has an over/under record of 0-3-0, with their games averaging a combined 121.7 points per game so far. When analyzing the Tommies’ last five games, they have produced a combined average of 69 points per game and an over/under record of 0-4.
The California Baptist Lancers Look To Bounce Back From A Loss
So far this season, California Baptist has played two games, both of which were at home. They currently have a record of 1-1. As California Baptist prepares to face St. Thomas (MN), their ATS record stands at 1-1. Over their last ten games, including the previous season, California Baptist has gone 5-3 vs. the spread.
Up to this point, games involving California Baptist have had an average of 137.5 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 143.2 points. Their over/under record is 1-1-0. The Lancers have seen their last five games conclude with a collective average of 74 points per game and an over/under record of 2-2.
St. Thomas (MN) Offense Breakdown
Coming off their recent game, the St. Thomas (MN) offense tallied 60 points in a matchup against Cal Poly. Their field goal percentage for the game was 50%, and they made 4 threes. Currently leading the team in scoring is Parker Bjorklund who comes into today’s matchup averaging 15.8. Raheem Anthony also heads into the game with a PPG average of 11.
|Parker Bjorklund (F)||15.8||4.5||1.5|
|Raheem Anthony (G)||11.0||4.5||2.5|
|Drake Dobbs (G)||8.0||0.5||2.0|
California Baptist Offense Breakdown
In their latest game, California Baptist offense put up 63 points against Portland State. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 38.6% and made 7 threes. In terms of three-point shooting, the Lancers offense has been good from outside, hitting 36% of their three-pointers on an average of 24 attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is currently 42%.
|Dominique Daniels Jr. (G)||20.0||2.3||3.0|
|Brantly Stevenson (G)||12.3||4.7||2.3|
|Yvan Ouedraogo (F)||12.0||7.7||1.0|
St. Thomas (MN) Team Defense
This season, the St. Thomas (MN) defense has been impressive, holding the 25th position in the country while permitting an average of 59.8 points per contest. So far, the St. Thomas (MN) defense is giving up an average of 6.0 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 9.8 times per game (242nd).
California Baptist Team Defense
The Lancers’ defense is presently ranked 38th nationally, allowing an average of 63.0 points per contest. So far, the California Baptist defense is giving up an average of 6.0 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 11.3 times per game (317th).
Tommies vs Lancers Trends
- In their last ten games away from home, the Tommies have a straight up record of 3-7 while going 5-4-1 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 67 points per game in these contests.
- Through their last ten home contests, the Lancers offense has averaged 60 points per game while allowing an average of 68. California Baptist posted an overall record of 2-8 while going 2-8 ATS.
- In their last ten games as the betting underdog, the Tommies have a straight up record of 0-10 and an ATS mark of 3-6-1.
- Through their last three games as the favorite, the Lancers have an ATS record of 2-1 and a straight up mark of 2-1.
For today’s matchup we are recommending to take the Lancers to secure the win, with an expected final score of 87-62. When it comes to the spread, we believe they’ll cover at -5.5.
As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 133.5, and our model projects the Tommies and Lancers to reach a combined total of 149 points. Our bet is on taking the over.
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