Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Tritons and Rainbow Warriors. The game is starting at 11:59 ET on None, and it’s hosted by the Rainbow Warriors at Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu, HI. Get ready to place your bets! In this Big West matchup, California-San Diego is favored by -1 vs. Hawaii. The over/under for the game is 137.5 points.

CALIFORNIA-SAN DIEGO TRITONS VS HAWAII RAINBOW WARRIORS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Hawaii Rainbow Warriors +1

This game will be played at Stan Sheriff Center at 11:59 ET on Thursday, February 8th.

WHY BET THE HAWAII RAINBOW WARRIORS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 87-59 in favor of the Rainbow Warriors.
  • Not only will Hawaii pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +1.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 137.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 146 points.

Will the Tritons Secure A Victory as Road Favorites?

California-San Diego is 15-8 overall and 9-2 in the Big West. On the road, the Tritons are 5-6, and they have a scoring margin of +4.1 points per game.

As the favorite, California-San Diego has gone 10-2 this season. Their record over the last 10 games on the road is 5-5.

California-San Diego has an overall ATS record of 14-7 this season. They have gone 9-3 vs. the spread when they have been favored and have an ATS mark of 6-5 on the road. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Tritons have gone 7-3 vs. the spread.

California-San Diego’s over/under record for the season sits at 9-11-1. The average point total in their games is at 142.3, which is slightly below their average over/under line of 143. So far, 13 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line of 137.5. Over their last three games, their over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total in those games is at 151 points.

The California-San Diego offense is coming off a game in which they scored 76 points vs. Long Beach State. Overall their field goal percentage was 47.4% while connecting on 12 threes. Bryce Pope led the team in scoring, putting up 22 points. Additionally, Aniwaniwa Tait-Jones contributed 20 points for the Tritons.

Currently, the Tritons’ defense holds the 72nd rank in the nation, allowing 67.6 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.4 threes per game vs. Hawaii. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 33.3%.

Will the Rainbow Warriors Pull Through as the Home Underdog?

Coming into tonight’s game, the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors have a record of 12-11, including a 4-7 record in Big West play. They are 6-6 at home this season, and their average scoring margin at home is +1.9.

As an underdog this season, Hawaii has gone 1-7, and they are 1-7 in their last eight games as the underdog. In their last game, they lost to UC Irvine, 93-68. Over their last 10 games at home, the Rainbow Warriors have gone 4-6.

As the underdog, Hawaii has struggled vs. the spread this season with a record of 1-7. Overall, the Rainbow Warriors are just 7-14 ATS this year. Their home ATS mark is 3-9 and they have gone just 2-7 ATS in their last 10 games at home.

Today’s over/under line of 137.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Hawaii’s games this season (138.4). Currently, their over/under record is 10-10-1. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 3-0 with an average scoring total of 153 points.

The Hawaii offense is coming off a game where they scored 68 points against UC Irvine. They posted a field goal percentage of 44.4% and connected on 4 threes. On the offensive front, the Rainbow Warriors have a season-long field goal percentage of 44%, ranking 204th nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 338th in terms of percentage and 205th in three-pointers made.

At present, the Rainbow Warriors’ defense is nationally ranked 90th, allowing 68.6 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Hawaii’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 41.7% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 32.0% this season.