Hawaii vs. UC Santa Barbara - 3/11/16 Big West Tournament Pick, Odds, and Prediction
UC Santa Barbara Gauchos at Hawaii Warriors (24-5)
College Basketball: Friday, March 11, 2016 at 9:30 pm (Honda Center)
The Line: Hawaii Warriors -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Hawaii Rainbow Warriors and UC Santa Barbara Gauchos meet Friday in the Big West Tournament.
The Hawaii Rainbow Warriors look for another win after beating Cal State Fullerton on Thursday. The Hawaii Rainbow Warriors are averaging 77.7 points on 46 percent shooting and allowing 66.4 points on 40.1 percent shooting. Stefan Jankovic is averaging 15.7 points and 6.8 rebounds while Aaron Valdes is averaging 14.4 points and 2.2 assists. Roderick Bobbitt is the third double-digit scorer and Quincy Smith is dishing 2.5 assists. The Hawaii Rainbow Warriors are shooting 32.3 percent from beyond the arc and 68.2 percent from the free throw line. The Rainbow Warriors are allowing 32.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37 rebounds per game. The Hawaii Rainbow Warriors have won five of their last seven neutral games.
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The UC Santa Barbara Gauchos look for another win after beating UC Davis on Thursday. The UC Santa Barbara Gauchos are averaging 71.3 points on 44.5 percent shooting and allowing 66.8 points on 39.7 percent shooting. Michael Bryson is averaging 18 points and 6.3 rebounds while Gabe Vincent is averaging 13.6 points and 2.2 assists. John Green is the third double-digit scorer and Eric Childress is dishing 4.3 assists. The UC Santa Barbara Gauchos are shooting 36.6 percent from beyond the arc and 71.3 percent from the free throw line. The Gauchos are allowing 29.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38 rebounds per game. The UC Santa Barbara Gauchos are 2-1 on neutral site courts this season.
I've been high on this Hawaii team all season long, and that's not going to change here. The Warriors are a legit NCAA Tournament team.
Give me the Warriors and the cheap line.