CS Northridge vs. Hawaii - 2/18/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Hawaii Warriors (20-3) at CS Northridge Matadors (9-15)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 10:00 pm (The Matadome)
The Line: CS Northridge Matadors +8 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Hawaii Rainbow Warriors and CS Northridge Matadors meet Thursday night at the Matadome.
The Hawaii Rainbow Warriors look to remain hot after winning 10 of their last 11 games. The Hawaii Rainbow Warriors are averaging 78.3 points on 45.9 percent shooting and allowing 65.8 points on 39.2 percent shooting. Stefan Jankovic is averaging 14.8 points and 6.5 rebounds while Aaron Valdes is averaging 14.4 points and 2.3 assists. Roderick Bobbitt is dishing 5.5 assists and Quincy Smith is grabbing 3.3 rebounds. The Hawaii Rainbow Warriors are shooting 32.8 percent from beyond the arc and 66.5 percent from the free throw line. The Rainbow Warriors are allowing 32.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.6 rebounds per game. The Hawaii Rainbow Warriors have won five of their last six road games.
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The CS Northridge Matadors need a nice win after losing six of their last nine games. The CS Northridge Matadors are averaging 70.9 points on 44.2 percent shooting and allowing 76.8 points on 45.2 percent shooting. Kendall Smith is averaging 16.4 points and 3.2 assists while Micheal Warren is averaging 13.6 points and 4.1 rebounds. Aaron Parks is the third double-digit scorer and Tavrion Dawson is grabbing 5.6 rebounds. The CS Northridge Matadors are shooting 31.7 percent from beyond the arc and 71 percent from the free throw line. The Matadors are allowing 40.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.7 rebounds per game. The CS Northridge Matadors have won eight of their last 12 home games.
The Warriors are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games following a ATS win and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Matadors are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games following a ATS win and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The home team is 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
Hawaii has become a legit NCAA tournament team and continues to play great basketball at both ends of the court. The Matadors have been OK against the spread, but the line isn't large enough to back the home team here. The Warriors remain hot.