The Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors and Cal Poly Mustangs meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Robert A. Mott Athletics Center. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.
The Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors Betting Preview
The Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors are averaging 67.9 points on 43.9 percent shooting and allowing 62.3 points on 40.8 percent shooting. Noel Coleman is averaging 13.7 points and 2.6 rebounds, while Kamaka Hepa is averaging 10.9 points and 6.8 rebounds. JoVon McClanahan is the third double-digit scorer and Bernardo da Silva is grabbing 7 rebounds. The Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors are shooting 31.8 percent from beyond the arc and 73.2 percent from the free throw line. The Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors are allowing 28.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.3 rebounds per game.
The Cal Poly Mustangs Betting Preview
The Cal Poly Mustangs are averaging 60.7 points on 42 percent shooting and allowing 65.7 points on 44 percent shooting. Alimamy Koroma is averaging 10.3 points and 4.7 rebounds, while Trevon Taylor is averaging 9.9 points and 5.2 rebounds. Brantly Stevenson is dishing 1.3 assists and Chance Hunter is grabbing 3.7 rebounds. The Cal Poly Mustangs are shooting 30 percent from beyond the arc and 74.5 percent from the free throw line. The Cal Poly Mustangs are allowing 33.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.3 rebounds per game.
Hawaii vs Cal Poly Trends
The Rainbow Warriors are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 road games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Mustangs are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 Saturday games. The over is 4-1 in Rainbow Warriors last 5 overall. The under is 47-22 in Mustangs last 69 overall.
Randy’s Free Pick
The Hawaii Rainbow Warriors have comfortably been the better team this season. The Cal Poly Mustangs are a bad team that's getting worse, and that includes losing their last 5 games by an average of 12.4 points. Cal Poly loses in the underdog role by an average 11 points. I'll lay the chalk with Hawaii. Cal Poly is in terrible form.