Hawaii Warriors vs. CS Northridge Matadors - 2/28/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
CS Northridge Matadors (10-18) at Hawaii Warriors (22-4)
College Basketball: Sunday, February 28, 2016 at 12:00 am (Stan Sheriff Center)
The Line: Hawaii Warriors -14.5 -- Over/Under: 148.5 See the Latest Odds
The CS Northridge Matadors will travel to play the Hawaii Warriors in a Big West game on Saturday.
The Hawaii Warriors are 22-4 (11-2) and are coming off of a loss to UC Riverside by a score of 77-71. Hawaii has won 6 of their last 7 games and is currently 1st in the Big West standings. Hawaii defeated CS Northridge by a score of 69-63 in these two teams first meeting of the season. Hawaii is averaging 78 points per game while giving up 66.6 points per game. Hawaii is also averaging 37.5 rebounds per game and 16 assists per game. Stefan Jankovic is averaging 15.9 points per game and 6.7 rebounds per game for Hawaii. Aaron Valdes is averaging 14.7 points per game and 5.6 rebounds per game for the Warriors. Hawaii is shooting 67.5% on free throws, 32.6% on three-pointers, and 46% on all field goal attempts.
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The CS Northridge Matadors are 10-18 (5-9) and are coming off of a loss to UC Santa Barbara by a score of 78-63. CS Northridge has lost 3 of their last 4 games and is currently 7th in the Big West standings. CS Northridge is averaging 70.8 points per game while giving up 74.5 points per game. CS Northridge is also averaging 35.8 rebounds per game and 14 assists per game. Kendall Smith is averaging 15.3 points per game and 3 assists per game for CS Northridge. Micheal Warren is averaging 13 points per game and 4.1 rebounds per game for the Matadors. CS Northridge is shooting 71.2% on free throws, 30.6% on three-pointers, and 43.5% on all field goal attempts.
CS Northridge is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 road games. CS Northridge is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games. The under is 4-1 in CS Northridge’s last 5 games. Hawaii is 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games. Hawaii is 10-3 ATS in their last 13 games following an ATS loss. The under is 5-2-1 in Hawaii’s last 8 games. The over is 5-2 in these two teams last 7 meetings.
Hawaii has had a great season and will have the home court advantage in this game. Hawaii is the better offensive team and also plays better defense than CS Northridge. Hawaii should be able to win this game at home.