UC Irvine vs. CSU Bakersfield: Free Live Stream, TV Channel, How to Watch

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UC Irvine vs. CSU Bakersfield: Free Live Stream, TV Channel, How to Watch


The CSU Bakersfield Roadrunners (11-21, 6-14 Big West) hope to stop a three-game road losing streak when they visit the UC Irvine Anteaters (22-10, 15-5 Big West) on March 9, 2023.

On Saturday, in its last game, UC Irvine beat CSU Bakersfield 52-44. With 15 points, Justin Hohn was its top scorer. In its most recent game, CSU Bakersfield topped CSU Northridge on Tuesday, 51-47. Its high scorer was Antavion Collum with 16 points.

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

This contest between the Anteaters and Roadrunners is set to start on Thursday, March 9, 2023. Expect to see the opening tip at 3:00 PM ET.

Where to Watch UC Irvine vs. CSU Bakersfield

The Anteaters and Roadrunners will hit the court at Dollar Loan Center for this matchup on March 9, and if you want to see the action 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 8.4 points per game (scoring 75.1 per game to rank 102nd in college basketball while giving up 66.7 per contest to rank 78th in college basketball) and has a +270 scoring differential overall.

The Anteaters are averaging 75.1 points, 10.8 more than the Roadrunners give up.

UC Irvine knocks down 7.0 three-pointers per game (230th in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 6.6. It shoots 37.5% from deep while its opponents hit 31.5% from long range.

The Anteaters are averaging 76.8 points per game in home games. When playing on the road, they are averaging 72.3 points per contest.

UC Irvine’s offense has been worse over its last 10 games, racking up 71.8 points a contest compared to the 75.1 it has averaged this season.

CSU Bakersfield Stats, Odds & Insights

CSU Bakersfield has been outscored by 3.5 points per game (posting 60.8 points per game, 360th in college basketball, while conceding 64.3 per outing, 34th in college basketball) and has a -115 scoring differential.

The Roadrunners’ 60.8 points per game are 5.9 fewer than the Anteaters give up.

CSU Bakersfield hits 2.6 fewer threes per game than the opposition, 4.5 (359th in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 7.1.

At home the Roadrunners are putting up 64.5 points per game, 7.0 more than they are averaging on the road (57.5).

While CSU Bakersfield is scoring 60.8 points per game in 2022-23, it has bettered that mark over its previous 10 games, tallying 62.7 a contest.

Anteaters Key Players to Watch

Anteaters Leaders
Dawson Baker 32 15.4 3.3 1.2 0.7 0.1 1.4
DJ Davis 31 15.2 2.2 1.4 0.9 0.0 2.5
Bent Leuchten 24 9.7 5.9 1.0 0.3 0.8 0.5
Justin Hohn 32 7.1 2.2 1.8 0.9 0.1 1.2
Devin Tillis 30 7.1 6.0 1.4 0.7 0.1 0.8

Roadrunners Key Players to Watch

Roadrunners Leaders
Kaleb Higgins 13 13.1 2.4 4.0 1.1 0.0 1.2
Antavion Collum 32 12.9 5.0 1.4 0.6 0.2 0.2
Marvin McGhee III 32 8.8 2.8 0.7 0.7 0.1 1.7
Cameron Smith 32 8.6 5.5 1.4 1.1 0.4 0.3
Travis Henson 31 8.2 3.1 0.5 0.5 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.