Jackson State Tigers @ Cal Baptist Lancers
Current Records: Jackson State 0-2, Cal Baptist 0-0
How To Watch
- When: Friday, November 10, 2023 at 10 p.m. ET
- Where: Fowler Events Center — Riverside, California
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What to Know
The Jackson State Tigers will head out on the road to face off against the Cal Baptist Lancers at 10:00 p.m. ET on Friday at Fowler Events Center. Jackson State might want some stickum for this game since the team gave up 16 turnovers on Wednesday.
The experts predicted a close game and a win for Jackson State, but boy were they wrong. They were dealt a punishing 87-61 defeat at the hands of the Toreros. The matchup was a close 39-35 at the break, but unfortunately for Jackson State it sure didn’t stay that way.
Meanwhile, Cal Baptist gave their fans exactly what they wanted out of a home opener on Monday. They strolled past the Gators with points to spare, taking the game 74-57. Winning is a bit easier when you outrebound your opponent 16 to 2 on the offensive boards, as Cal Baptist did.
The opposite results left the teams with opposite records: the Toreros’ victory pushed their record up to 2-0, while the Tigers’ loss dropped theirs down to 0-2.
Jackson State is hoping to beat the odds on Friday, as the experts think they’re headed for a loss. They finished last season with a 17-14 record against the spread.
Jackson State came up short against Cal Baptist in their previous meeting back in November of 2021, falling 77-64. Can Jackson State avenge their loss or is history doomed to repeat itself? We’ll find out soon enough.
Cal Baptist is a big 8-point favorite against Jackson State, 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 8.5-point favorite.
The over/under is set at 143.5 points.
Cal Baptist has won both of the games they’ve played against Jackson State in the last 4 years.
- Nov 16, 2021 – Cal Baptist 77 vs. Jackson State 64
- Nov 05, 2019 – Cal Baptist 93 vs. Jackson State 70