Hawaii vs. CSU Fullerton Big West Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Thursday, March 9, 2023

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Hawaii vs. CSU Fullerton Big West Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Thursday, March 9, 2023

College Basketball Predictions

The No. 5 seed Hawaii Rainbow Warriors (22-10, 13-7 Big West) are 1.5-point favorites to win and move closer to a guaranteed berth in the NCAA Tournament bracket against the No. 4 seed CSU Fullerton Titans (18-12, 12-6 Big West) in the Big West Tournament Thursday at Dollar Loan Center, tipping off at 5:30 PM on ESPN+. The matchup has an over/under of 126 points.

Hawaii vs. CSU Fullerton Odds

  • Hawaii odds to win: -120
  • CSU Fullerton odds to win: +101
  • Spread: Hawaii (-1.5)
  • Total: 126

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Thursday, March 9, 2023
  • Time: 5:30 PM ET
  • TV: ESPN+
  • Where: Henderson, Nevada
  • Venue: Dollar Loan Center

Who Will Win Hawaii vs. CSU Fullerton?

Hawaii and CSU Fullerton Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

Hawaii has a 12-13 record against the spread this season when favored by 1.5 points or more.

In games this season in which it was an underdog by 1.5 points or more, CSU Fullerton has a 12-3-1 record against the spread.

The Rainbow Warriors and Titans average 10.3 more points between them than the total of 126 for this game.

Hawaii and CSU Fullerton have seen its opponents average a combined 0.3 more points per game than the point total of 126 set in this game.

Hawaii’s average point total in matchups this year is 128.9, 2.9 points higher than the over/under in this game.

The average point total for the Titans this season is 7.7 points higher than this game’s over/under.

So far this season, the Rainbow Warriors have put together a 15-16-0 record against the spread.

The Titans are 18-9-1 against the spread this year.

Hawaii Stats & Insights

Hawaii outscores opponents by 5.3 points per game (scoring 67.1 per game to rank 298th in college basketball while giving up 61.8 per outing to rank 14th in college basketball) and has a +171 scoring differential overall.

Hawaii wins the rebound battle by 2.7 boards on average. It records 31.8 rebounds per game, which ranks 178th in college basketball, while its opponents pull down 29.1 per outing.

The Rainbow Warriors make 6.7 three-pointers per game (259th in college basketball) at a 33% rate (243rd in college basketball), compared to the 4.4 per game their opponents make at a 29.5% rate.

Hawaii ranks 229th in college basketball with 91.8 points scored per 100 possessions, and 26th in college basketball defensively with 84.5 points conceded per 100 possessions.

In home games, the Rainbow Warriors are averaging 67.4 points per game in 2022-23, the same number as they are averaging on the road.

CSU Fullerton Stats & Insights

CSU Fullerton outscores opponents by 4.7 points per game (posting 69.2 points per game, 243rd in college basketball, and conceding 64.5 per contest, 36th in college basketball) and has a +140 scoring differential.

CSU Fullerton pulls down 30.9 rebounds per game (238th in college basketball), compared to the 31.5 of its opponents.

CSU Fullerton connects on 7.9 three-pointers per game (116th in college basketball) at a 37.1% rate (39th in college basketball), compared to the 6.6 per game its opponents make, at a 30.4% rate.

CSU Fullerton puts up 92.3 points per 100 possessions (219th in college basketball), while giving up 86.1 points per 100 possessions (56th in college basketball).

In 2022-23 the Titans are scoring 5.3 more points per game at home (72.7) than on the road (67.4).

Hawaii Key Players to Watch

The Rainbow Warriors scoring leader is Noel Coleman, who averages 12.2 per contest to go with 2.9 rebounds and 1.8 assists.

Bernardo da Silva leads Hawaii in rebounding, averaging 6.6 per game, while JoVon McClanahan leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 3.5 in each contest.

The Rainbow Warriors get the most three-point shooting production out of Kamaka Hepa, who makes 2.1 threes per game.

The Hawaii steals leader is Coleman, who averages one steal per game, while its blocks leader is da Silva, who compiles 1.1 rejections per contest.

CSU Fullerton Key Players to Watch

Latrell Wrightsell Jr.’s points (16.3 per game) and assists (2.5 per game) stat lines give him the top scoring and assists spots on the Titans’ leaderboards.

Vincent Lee’s stat line of 4.8 rebounds, 7.6 points and 0.7 assists per game helps him grab the top spot on the CSU Fullerton rebounding leaderboard.

Wrightsell knocks down 2.5 three-pointers per game, the most on the Titans.

Wrightsell (1.5 steals per game) is the steal leader for CSU Fullerton while John Square Jr. (0.7 blocks per game) is the block leader.

Hawaii vs. CSU Fullerton Prediction

  • Pick ATS:

    CSU Fullerton (+1.5)

  • Pick OU:

    Over (126)

  • Prediction:
    Hawaii 66, CSU Fullerton 65
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