Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Matadors 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! This Big West conference matchup has an over/under of 146 points, and Hawaii is favored to win by -6.5 at home vs. CSUN.

CSUN MATADORS VS HAWAII RAINBOW WARRIORS BETTING PICK

The Pick: CSUN Matadors +6.5

This game will be played at Stan Sheriff Center at 11:59 ET on Wednesday, March 6th.

WHY BET THE CSUN MATADORS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-70 in favor of the Rainbow Warriors.
  • Even though we have Hawaii winning straight-up, we like CSUN at +6.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 146 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.

Do the Matadors Have a Shot at a Win at Honolulu?

CSUN has an overall record of 18-13 and a conference record of 9-10. The Matadors are currently on a two-game losing streak and have gone 9-3 in non-conference games. On the road, CSUN has a record of 9-6 with an average scoring margin of -0.4.

As the underdog, the Matadors have a record of 7-10 compared to their record of 9-3 when favored. Their record over the last 10 road games is 6-4, and they have won their last three games on the road.

CSUN has been a solid ATS team this season, going 20-9 overall. On the road, they have an impressive ATS mark of 12-3, including a perfect 3-0 ATS record in their last three road games. As the underdog, the Matadors are 11-6 vs. the spread this year, but just 1-2 ATS in their last three games as the underdog.

CSUN’s over/under record for the season sits at 12-16-1, and today’s line of 146 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this season (149.1). So far, 18 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2, and the average scoring total in those games is 142 points.

Against California-San Diego, the CSUN had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 75 points per game. They scored 69 points and posted a field goal percentage of 45.3% in the game. De’Sean Allen-Eikens is leading the team in scoring at 18 points per contest. Dionte Bostick has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 15.3 going into the game.

On defense, CSUN is currently around the NCAA average in points allowed, giving up an average of 73.3 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 8.3 threes per game vs. Hawaii. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 30.7%.

Can Hawaii Pull Out the Win as Home Favorites?

At home this season, Hawaii has gone 8-6, and they have won their last three games at home. So far, they have been favored in 16 games, and they have gone 12-4 in those games.

Overall, the Rainbow Warriors have gone 17-13 this season, and they are 7-10 in Big West games. In their last game, they lost to UC Davis by a score of 75-63.

As the favorite this season, Hawaii has gone 9-7 vs. the spread. At home, their ATS mark is 5-9. However, their ATS record at home over their last three games is 3-0 and they are 4-1 ATS in their last five games as the favorite.

This season, the over/under record for Hawaii games is 14-12-1. On average, their games have finished with 2.3 more points than the over/under line. Today’s over/under line is 146 and this year, 19 of their games have finished with more points than that. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2.

Hawaii offense recently wrapped up a game with a total of 63 points against UC Davis. In that game, they made 6/20 three-point attempts and achieved a field goal percentage of 51.1%. Leading the team in scoring is Noel Coleman, who is averaging 13.7 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Bernardo Da Silva also maintains a PPG average of 11.6 heading into game.

Currently, the Rainbow Warriors’ defense holds the 85th rank in the nation, allowing 68.6 points per game. So far, the Hawaii defense is giving up an average of 6.8 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 11.4 times per game (550th).