Grand Canyon @ Tarleton State
Current Records: Grand Canyon 14-7; Tarleton State 11-10
What to Know
The Grand Canyon Antelopes and the Tarleton State Texans are set to square off in a WAC matchup at 8 p.m. ET Jan. 28 at Wisdom Gymnasium. Gamethese two teams experienced a bit of a scare in their previous gamethese two teams experienced a bit of a scare in their previous but managed to pull out a pair of wins.
The Abilene Christian Wildcats typically have all the answers at home, but on Thursday the Antelopes proved too difficult a challenge. Grand Canyon narrowly escaped with a victory as the team sidled past Abilene Christian 75-73.
Speaking of close games: the Utah Tech Trailblazers typically have all the answers at home, but on Thursday Tarleton State proved too difficult a challenge. Tarleton State came out on top in a nail-biter against Utah Tech, sneaking past 74-72.
Barring any buzzer beaters, Grand Canyon is expected to win a tight contest Saturday. Now might not be the best time to take the Antelopes against the spread since they've let down bettors for the past four consecutive games.
Everything went Grand Canyon's way against Tarleton State when the two teams previously met in January of last year as they made off with an 80-59 win. The rematch might be a little tougher for Grand Canyon since the squad won't have home-court advantage. We'll see if the change in venue makes a difference.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 8 p.m. ET
- Where: Wisdom Gymnasium -- Stephenville, Texas
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Antelopes are a slight 2.5-point favorite against the Texans, 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 Antelopes as a 3-point favorite.
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Grand Canyon have won all of the games they've played against Tarleton State in the last four years.
- Jan 15, 2022 - Grand Canyon 80 vs. Tarleton State 59
- Jan 09, 2021 - Grand Canyon 59 vs. Tarleton State 48
- Jan 08, 2021 - Grand Canyon 75 vs. Tarleton State 72