Check out our free Hawaii vs Cal State Fullerton pick and preview for this NCAA Basketball game in Fullerton. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this College Basketball matchup.
Hawaii vs Cal State Fullerton Pick & Preview: Saturday, January 7th Betting Odds
Rainbow Warriors vs Titans Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Hawaii Rainbow Warriors at Cal State Fullerton Titans
- Where: Fullerton at Titan Gym
- Date: Saturday, January 7th
- Betting Odds: Hawaii -3, HAWAII -162 | CSUFL +132 O/U 121.5
Rainbow Warriors Preview:
Through 15 games, the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors have an overall record of 12-3. So far, the Rainbow Warriors have played 2 games on the road, with a record of 1-1. This season, Hawaii has been favored to win in 12 games, sitting with a mark of 10-2. For today’s contest, Hawaii has a betting line set -3 points in their favor.
Hawaii’s leading scorer this season is Noel Coleman, who is averaging 13.33 points per contest. So far, Coleman has accounted for 19.0% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 3.08 rebounds per game and 2.58 assists. Kamaka Hepa is the second leading scorer for the Rainbow Warriors, averaging 12.17 points per game. Between him and Hepa, they are accounting for 36.3% of the team’s scoring.
Coming into today’s game, Hawaii will be looking from some improved play from their offense. Currently, the Rainbow Warriors are ranked 273rd at 68.9 points per game. A major reason for their low scoring mumbers is the fact that they tend to work the clock on offense. This year, they are the 627th ranked team in terms of pace. When looking at their 3-point shooting numbers, Hawaii is close to the NCAA average at 35.8%.
The Cal State Fullerton Titans will be looking to pick up their 16th win of the season and are in the middle of a 2 game win streak. So far this season, Cal State Fullerton has played 7 games at home, sitting with a record of 6-1. For the season, Cal State Fullerton has been the underdog in 9 games, sitting with a mark of 4-5. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Titans being +3 point underdogs.
Cal State Fullerton will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Latrell Wrightsell Jr. who is averaging 16.36 points per game for the Titans. Jr. is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Titans’ offensive game plan is the play of Jalen Harris who has hit 34.6% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 13.73 points per game.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Cal State Fullerton this season, as they are currently ranked 231st in college basketball at 70.3 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Titans’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 33.0%, placing them 322nd in the NCAA.
Free Spread Prediction: Hawaii Rainbow Warriors -3
According to our key indicators, the best bet for today’s matchup between the Cal State Fullerton Titans and Hawaii Rainbow Warriors is to get money down on the Hawaii to win an cover as -3 point favorites. Even though the team has not been great vs the spread as the road team, we see them putting together a strong game from behind the arc, as they are one of the NCAA’s best 3-point shooting units at 8.14 made 3’s per game. When it comes time to getting your bets down, we like the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors at -3.
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