The Colorado State Rams travel to take on the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors, at Clarence T.C. Ching Athletics Complex in Honolulu, HI. Kickoff for this week 13 game is set for 11:00 PM ET and will be televised on SPEC. The Rams head into the game as the 6 point favorite to pick up the win. I handicapped this game for you, keep reading to get my analysis of this matchup.
COLORADO STATE RAMS VS HAWAII RAINBOW WARRIORS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Hawaii Rainbow Warriors +6
This game will be played at Clarence T.C. Ching Athletics Complex at 11:00 ET on Saturday, November 25th.
WHY BET THE HAWAII RAINBOW WARRIORS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 30-24 in favor of Colorado State.
- Even though we have Colorado State winning straight-up, we like Hawaii at +6.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 54.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 54 points.
Will Colorado State Pull Through as the Favored Road Team?
The Colorado State Rams take on the Hawaii with a 5-6 record, including 1-3 on the road and 3-2 at home.
Colorado State has gone into three games as the favorite this season and six games as the underdog. Their ATS record is currently 3-6.
Heading into this week’s game, Colorado State’s over/under record is 5-4. Their average margin against their over/under lines is currently +2.6 with their games averaging 56.1 points per game.
The Rams’ offense is set to face Hawaii while averaging 92.5 rushing yards per game and 3 yards per attempt. In the national rankings, they currently stand at 122nd for rushing yards and 11th for passing yards, with an average of 305.5 yards per matchup. Overall, Colorado State is putting up 26.3 points per game, which is 59th nationally.
This season, the Rams’ defense has yielded an average of 168.1 rushing yards, earning them a rank of 94th. Opponents have an average of 240.9 passing yards, with opposing quarterbacks attaining a passer rating of 95.9 when facing Colorado State. They are currently 30th in points allowed in NCAA rankings.
Can the Rainbow Warriors Hold Strong at Home?
So far, the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors are 4-8, including going 1-5 on the road and 2-3 at home.
Heading into this week’s matchup with Colorado State, the Rainbow Warriors have been favored in two games and the underdog in nine. Their ATS mark coming into the game is 3-8.
This season, Hawaii holds an over/under record of 6-5. On average, their games have produced a combined total of 53.8 points, with the typical over/under line set at 54.8 points.
On the ground, the Rainbow Warriors are 98th in college football at 297 attempts per game. This has led to an average of 70.1 (127th). So far, they have turned to the passing game 40.9 and have a per game average of 270.6. Overall, they are 76th in points (20.9 PPG).
Looking at this week’s game, the Hawaii defense stands at 149th in points allowed, permitting 32.9 points on average per game. So far, opposing teams have managed 205.8 passing yards per game against them (59th). On the ground, they’re conceding 176.8 rushing yards, ranking them 129th in college football.