Hawaii Warriors host Northern Arizona Lumberjacks in college basketball action
Northern Arizona Lumberjacks vs Hawaii Warriors Odds
Hawaii looks to cover the Warriors-Lumberjacks pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 15-11 mark when they host Northern Arizona in college basketball wagering action.
The Warriors bring a 15-11 record (13-10 ATS) to this tilt against the 10-16 Lumberjacks, who are 12-13 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Hawaii go 11-10 so far and the Lumberjacks go 12-8.
Bettors looking to go with the Warriors in this one found them listed as 12-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Lumberjacks was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Warriors, most recently No. 175 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Lumberjacks, who rate No. 318 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 73-65 victory for the Warriors.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Hawaii has the nation's No. 40-rated offensive output, at 73.9 PPG. The visiting Lumberjacks defense ranks No. 331 allowing on average 75.3 PPG. The Warriors FG% has averaged 45.8% so far, more than the Lumberjacks marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.5% per game.
Defensively, Northern Arizona features the nation's No. 340-rated defense on the road, allowing 79.9 points per game. Hawaii, meanwhile, comes in at No. 60 nationally in scoring at home.
Northern Arizona won its last outing, a 74-72 result against North Dakota on February 16. They covered in that game as a 6.5-point underdog. The Lumberjacks grabbed a 74-72 win over the Sioux on Saturday, behind a 24-point effort from Gabe Rogers at Betty Engelstad Sioux Center.
Hawaii was an 80-71 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Pacific. They failed to cover the 8.5-point spread as underdogs. Hawaii suffered an 80-71 loss against Pacific on Saturday, getting 20 points from Christian Standhardinger in a losing effort at Spanos Center.
Northern Arizona Lumberjacks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-5
Before playing Idaho State are 2-8
After playing North Dakota are 0-1
After a win are 2-8
Hawaii Warriors Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Santa Barbara are 0-1
After playing Pacific are 1-4
After a loss are 6-4
A few Lumberjacks at Warriors trends to consider:
Northern Arizona is 4-19 SU in its last 23 games on the road
Hawaii is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Hawaii's last 6 games at home
Hawaii is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Hawaii's last 7 games
Northern Arizona home to Idaho State, Thursday, February 28
Hawaii home to Santa Barbara, Thursday, February 28