Hawaii vs. Long Beach State - 1/31/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Long Beach State 49ers (10-12) at Hawaii Warriors (16-2)
College Basketball: Sunday, January 31, 2016 at 1:00 am (Stan Sheriff Center)
The Line: Hawaii Warriors -7 -- Over/Under: 149.5 See the Latest Odds
The Hawaii Rainbow Warriors and the Long Beach State 49ers face off on Saturday Night in Big West college basketball action.
The Hawaii Rainbow Warriors are 16-2 this season and they have won their last eight games in row. Hawaii is averaging 79.9 points per game and they are shooting 46.9 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 66.8 points and their opponents are shooting 40 percent. Stefan Jankovic leads the Rainbow Warriors averaging 15.6 points and 6.5 rebounds per game. Aaron Valdes is averaging 14.8 points and 5.3 rebounds, Roderick Bobbitt is averaging 13.2 points and 5.4 assists, and Isaac Fleming is averaging 11.8 points. Hawaii is 13-1 at home and 5-0 in the Big West.
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The Long Beach State 49ers are 10-12 this season and they are 2-3 in their last five games. Long Beach State is averaging 73.6 points per game and they are shooting 43.3 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 76.4 points and their opponents are shooting 46.3 percent. Nick Faust leads the 49ers averaging 16.3 points and 5.6 rebounds per game. Justin Bibbins is averaging 11.7 points and 5.2 assists, Gabe Levin is averaging 9.7 points and 5.8 rebounds, and Travis Hammonds and A.J. Spencer are averaging 9.2 points. Long Beach State is 3-8 on the road and 4-3 in Big West play.
Hawaii is 9-2 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the spread, 16-7 against the spread in their last 23 home games, and 5-2 against the spread against in their last seven home games against a team with a losing road record. Long Beach State is 5-2-2 against the spread against a team with a winning record, 10-4-2 against the spread in their last 16 games, and 7-3-1 against the spread in their last 11 road games. The underdog has covered the point spread in seven of the last 10 meetings of these two.
We are going to see some points in this one so I see this one going over the total.