Chicago State Cougars vs. California Baptist Lancers 12/27/23 – In an upcoming NCAA Men’s Basketball game, the Chicago State Cougars, with a 7-10 record, are set to face the California Baptist Lancers, who currently stand at 7-4. This matchup, scheduled for Wednesday, December 27, 2023, at the Fowler Events Center, is garnering attention in the realm of NCAAB betting picks, as both teams aim to improve their season standings.
Chicago State Cougars vs. California Baptist Lancers 12/27/23
|Wednesday, December 27, 2023, at 10:00 PM ET
|Fowler Events Center
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Wesley Cardet Jr. (Guard) vs. Dominique Daniels Jr. (Guard)
Wesley Cardet Jr. has made an immediate impact for Chicago State Cougars this season, playing 35.9 minutes per game and scoring an average of 18.4 points. Additionally, his ability to contribute 4.9 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game makes him an invaluable member of their squad; yet his 44% field goal percentage and 2.9 turnovers indicate areas for improvement.
Dominique Daniels Jr. of California Baptist Lancers stands out with an average 18.6-point scoring performance over 33 minutes of game action, boasting an 83% free throw percentage and 35.5% 3-point mark shot accuracy. With only an 1.4 turnover rate per game he provides more controlled gameplay compared to Cardet Jr.
This game promises to be an engaging faceoff between Cardet Jr.’s scoring and assists for the Cougars and Daniels Jr.’s efficient ball handling for Lancers; their performances could significantly affect its outcome – making their matchup one of the most intriguing aspects of this encounter.
The Cougars’ Statistical Breakdown
Chicago State has experienced mixed success this season. Averaging 64.9 points per game on 40.3% field goal percentage, they have shown tremendous scoring potential. Their 70.1% free throw percentage and 9.7 steals per game stand out among their strengths; however, 14.2 turnovers per game and 28.2% three-point shooting suggest areas in need of improvement in terms of game play.
The Lancers’ Tactical Edge
California Baptist averages 70.4 points per game with a higher field goal percentage (42.4%) and an above-average rebounding average (39.5 per game) and three-point shooting percentage of 33.3%, as well as more balanced offensive and defensive strategies as evidenced by lower turnovers (12.3 per game) and less fouls (15 per game).
NCAAB Betting Odds: TBD, Over/Under: TBD
The betting odds for this game are not yet determined, but considering the Lancers’ better record and statistical edge, they might be favored. However, the Cougars’ ability to surprise should not be underestimated, making this matchup a potentially intriguing bet.
Chicago State Cougars Betting Trends
Chicago State has hit the 1H Moneyline in 9 of their last 19 away games
The Chicago State has hit the 1H Game Total Under in 16 of their last 29 games
Chicago State has hit the Game Total Over in 10 of their last 19 away games
Chicago State has only hit the 1H Game Total Over in 12 of their last 29 games
The Chicago State has only hit the Moneyline in 10 of their last 26 games
Chicago State has only hit the Team Total Over in 14 of their last 29 games
California Baptist Lancers Betting Trends
California Baptist has hit the Team Total Under in 19 of their last 28 games
The California Baptist has hit the 1H Game Total Over in 10 of their last 15 games at home
California Baptist has hit the Game Total Under in 15 of their last 28 games
California Baptist has only hit the Team Total Over in 9 of their last 28 games
The California Baptist has only hit the Moneyline in 13 of their last 28 games
California Baptist has only hit the 1H Game Total Under in 4 of their last 15 games at home
Chicago State Cougars vs. California Baptist Lancers Betting Picks
Considering the statistics and trends, the Lancers seem to have a slight edge in this matchup. Their balanced play and lower turnover rate could be key in dominating the Cougars. For those exploring top online casinos for betting, focusing on California Baptist for Moneyline bets seems a prudent choice.
Score Prediction: California Baptist 74, Chicago State 68