Lamar at CSU Bakersfield 12/13/18 - NCAAB Picks & Predictions

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Last Updated: 08/21/2019 at 11:13 AM ET

The Lamar Cardinals visit Icardo Center in Bakersfield, California on Thursday to play the CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners. The Cardinals fell to 4-5 on the season following a 79-56 loss to Houston on Tuesday. The Cardinals trailed at the half by 19 points and never challenged the Cougars during the second half. Josh Nzeakor led Lamar with 12 points and an equal number of rebounds.

Bakersfield improved to 5-4 on the season with a 73-67 win over Idaho on Saturday. James Suber posted a double-double with 20 points and 13 rebounds. Suber hit 8 of 9 field goals in the game. Rickey Holden added 15 points, with 10 coming during the season half to help the Roadrunners hold off the Vandals. Jose Nzeakor leads the Cardinals in scoring and rebounding with averages of 13.6 points and 7.8 rebounds per game. The leader in assists is Jordan Hunter with an average of 4.1 per game. The second leading scorer is Nick Garth with an average of 13.4 points per game. Lamar is shooting 42.4% from the field and 36.2% from 3-point territory.

Jarkel Joiner leads CSU Bakersfield in scoring with an average of 12.1 points per game. Two other Roadrunners are averaging double figures in scoring. James Suber is the leading rebounder with an average of 7.8 boards per game. The leader in assists is Ricky Holden with an average of 4.6 per game. CSU Bakersfield is shooting 41.7% from the field and 35.8% from 3-point territory.

CSU Bakersfield has covered the number in 8 of its last 11 on its home court, 25 of its last 37 overall and 7 of its last 8 versus an opponent with a losing record straight up. Lamar has struggled against the spread failing to cover 9 of its last 10 on the road and 11 of its last 13 overall. Final Score Prediction, CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners win and cover ATS 77-65.

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