Dixie St. @ California Baptist
Current Records: Dixie St. 7-9; California Baptist 10-4
What to Know
Get ready for a WAC battle as the California Baptist Lancers and the Dixie St. Trailblazers will face off at 10 p.m. ET on Wednesday at CBU Events Center. The teams split their matchups last year, with California Baptist winning the first 89-74 at home on the road and Dixie St. taking the second 79-75.
The Lancers were close but no cigar on Saturday as they fell 58-56 to the Chicago State Cougars.
Meanwhile, the Trailblazers came up short against the Utah Valley Wolverines on Saturday, falling 79-71.
California Baptist is the favorite in this one, with an expected 8-point margin of victory. Those burned by picking them against the spread on Saturday might want to keep in mind that the squad has not yet dropped back-to-back games against the spread this season.
The losses put California Baptist at 10-4 and Dixie St. at 7-9. A pair of defensive stats to keep an eye on: The Lancers have been holding their opponents to a field goal percentage of 39.10%, which places them 26th in college basketball. Less enviably, the Trailblazers are 32nd worst in college basketball in points allowed per game, with 75.5 on average. So the cards are definitely stacked against Dixie St.
How To Watch
- When: Wednesday at 10 p.m. ET
- Where: CBU Events Center — Riverside, California
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Lancers are a big 8-point favorite against the Trailblazers, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Lancers as a 9-point favorite.
California Baptist and Dixie St. both have one win in their last two games.
- Jan 30, 2021 – Dixie St. 79 vs. California Baptist 75
- Jan 29, 2021 – California Baptist 89 vs. Dixie St. 74