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Long Beach State 49ers vs Hawaii Warriors Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Hawaii vs Long Beach State battle Thursday at Stan Sheriff Center as the Warriors look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
Hawaii will face the 13-8 49ers, who own a 7-12 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Warriors are 8-9 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the 49ers are 7-9 favoring the OVER.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 195-rated Long Beach State taking on the No. 163-rated Warriors in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 73-69 win for the Warriors on Thursday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Hawaii's No. 54 nationally ranked offense (73.3 points per game) against a 49ers defense that sits as the No. 276 at 70.9 PPG. The Warriors have been averaging 45.7% from the field, more than the 49ers have managed so far this season (43.6% on average).
Defensively, Long Beach State features the nation's No. 323-rated defense on the road, allowing 77.4 points per game. Hawaii, meanwhile, comes in at No. 86 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Long Beach State, they were a 50-48 winner as they battled Cal Poly at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 6-point favorite. James Ennis scored 23 points leading the 49ers to a 50-48 victory over Cal Poly at The Walter Pyramid on Saturday.
In their last action, Hawaii was a 77-75 winner on the road against CS Fullerton. They covered the 5.5-point spread as underdogs. Christian Standhardinger scored 18 points leading the Warriors to a 77-75 victory over CS Fullerton at Titan Gym on Saturday.
Long Beach State 49ers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing CS Northridge are 7-3
After playing Cal Poly are 7-3
After a win are 7-3
Hawaii Warriors Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing UC Irvine are 2-1
After playing CS Fullerton are 3-0
After a win are 4-6
A few 49ers at Warriors trends to consider:
Hawaii is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Hawaii is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Hawaii is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Long Beach State at CS Northridge, Saturday, February 9
Hawaii home to UC Irvine, Saturday, February 9