Cal Poly Mustangs (7-6) vs. Hawaii Rainbow Warriors (9-3)
December 31, 2022 10:00 pm EDT
The Line: Hawaii Rainbow Warriors -10 / Cal Poly Mustangs +10; Over/Under: +121.5
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The Cal Poly Mustangs and Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Stan Sheriff Center. The Cal Poly Mustangs look for their eighth win. The Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors look for their 11th win.
The Cal Poly Mustangs are averaging 63.4 points on 42.6 percent shooting and allowing 64.6 points on 42 percent shooting. Alimamy Koroma is averaging 11.7 points and 4.8 rebounds, while Trevon Taylor is averaging 10.3 points and 5.2 rebounds. Brantly Stevenson is dishing 1.3 assists and Chance Hunter is grabbing 3.4 rebounds. The Cal Poly Mustangs are shooting 30.3 percent from beyond the arc and 75.4 percent from the free throw line. The Cal Poly Mustangs are allowing 33.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.6 rebounds per game.
The Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors are averaging 68.8 points on 44.8 percent shooting and allowing 60.2 points on 39.7 percent shooting. Noel Coleman is averaging 14.7 points and 3.1 rebounds, while Kamaka Hepa is averaging 11.7 points and 6.5 rebounds. Samuta Avea is grabbing 3.8 rebounds and Bernardo da Silva is dishing 1.4 assists. The Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors are shooting 33.2 percent from beyond the arc and 70.2 percent from the free throw line. The Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors are allowing 27.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32 rebounds per game.
The Mustangs are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Rainbow Warriors are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 home games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The under is 40-19 in Mustangs last 59 overall. The over is 6-2 in Rainbow Warriors last 8 overall. The home team is 7-3 ATS in the last 10 meetings.
The Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors have been the better team this season, and they’re playing the better ball now. Hawaii is at its best at home, where it wins by an average of 9.2 points and plays elite level defense. The Cal Poly Mustangs doesn’t have the scoring options to break down this Hawaii defense. Give me the home team in a comfortable win.