How to Watch UC Irvine Anteaters vs. CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners: Live Stream or on TV

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How to Watch UC Irvine Anteaters vs. CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners: Live Stream or on TV


The CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners (10-20, 6-13 Big West) will attempt to end a four-game losing streak when they hit the road to take on the UC Irvine Anteaters (21-10, 14-5 Big West) on March 4, 2023 at Bren Events Center.

UC Irvine won its previous game against UC Riverside, 75-65, on Thursday. DJ Davis was its leading scorer with 26 points. CSU Bakersfield lost its previous game to Long Beach State, 77-61, on Thursday. Cedquavious Hunter starred with 17 points, plus two boards and one assist.

When is UC Irvine vs. CSU Bakersfield and when does it start?

This contest between the Anteaters and Roadrunners is set to start on Saturday, March 4, 2023. Expect to see the opening tip at 9:00 PM ET.

Where to Watch UC Irvine vs. CSU Bakersfield

The Anteaters and Roadrunners will hit the court at Bren Events Center for this matchup on March 4, and if you would like to see the matchup live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on ESPN+.

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UC Irvine Anteaters vs. CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners Game Preview

UC Irvine Stats, Odds & Insights

UC Irvine outscores opponents by 8.5 points per game (scoring 75.9 per game to rank 81st in college basketball while allowing 67.4 per outing to rank 99th in college basketball) and has a +262 scoring differential overall.

The Anteaters score 10.6 more points than the Roadrunners concede (65.3).

UC Irvine knocks down 7.0 three-pointers per game (228th in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 6.8. It shoots 37.9% from deep while its opponents hit 32.1% from long range.

The Anteaters post 78.6 points per game at home, compared to 72.3 points per game on the road, a difference of 6.3 points per contest.

On the offensive side of the ball, UC Irvine has had a tough time putting the ball in the basket over its last 10 games, scoring 74.2 points per contest over that stretch as opposed to the 75.9 it has racked up over the course of this year.

CSU Bakersfield Stats, Odds & Insights

CSU Bakersfield is being outscored by 3.7 points per game, with a -111 scoring differential overall. It puts up 61.6 points per game (357th in college basketball), and allows 65.3 per outing (45th in college basketball).

The Roadrunners average 61.6 points, 5.8 fewer than the Anteaters give up.

CSU Bakersfield makes 4.7 three-pointers per game (359th in college basketball) while shooting 33.5% from deep (227th in college basketball). It is making 2.6 fewer threes than its opponents, who drain 7.3 per game at 34.2%.

At home, the Roadrunners average 64.5 points per game. Away, they average 58.5.

CSU Bakersfield is tallying 68.3 points per game over its last 10 games, compared to its season average of 61.6.

Anteaters Key Players to Watch

Anteaters Leaders
Dawson Baker 31 15.6 3.3 1.1 0.7 0.1 1.4
DJ Davis 30 15.6 2.2 1.4 0.9 0.0 2.6
Bent Leuchten 23 9.8 5.9 1.0 0.3 0.8 0.5
Devin Tillis 29 7.1 6.1 1.4 0.7 0.1 0.9
Justin Hohn 31 6.9 2.2 1.9 1.0 0.1 1.1

Roadrunners Key Players to Watch

Roadrunners Leaders
Kaleb Higgins 13 13.1 2.4 4.0 1.1 0.0 1.2
Antavion Collum 30 12.6 5.0 1.4 0.6 0.2 0.2
Marvin McGhee III 30 9.1 2.9 0.7 0.7 0.1 1.8
Cameron Smith 30 8.4 5.4 1.4 1.1 0.4 0.3
Travis Henson 29 8.3 3.1 0.6 0.4 1.0 0.7

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Author: Andy Molitor

Andy has been involved in sports betting on and off his entire adult life and has been creating content surrounding it for the past five years. While the NFL is his first love, he also bets hundreds of college basketball games every winter and loves sweating golf DFS during the football offseason.