Miami Hurricanes face Hawaii Warriors: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats
Miami Hurricanes vs Hawaii Warriors Odds
Stan Sheriff Center will host Hawaii Warriors vs. Miami Hurricanes action on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
The Hurricanes will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 5-0 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Warriors are 3-2 ATS. Miami is 0-3 against the total, while Hawaii is 0-3 versus the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Warriors - Hurricanes odds would favor the Hurricanes if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Hawaii is rated No. 135 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Miami is at No. 25. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 82-75 win for the Hurricanes.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Hawaii's No. 62-ranked offense, averaging 75.1 PPG, against a Hurricanes defense that ranks No. 59 at 59.8 PPG. The Warriors field goal percentage has averaged 45.5% so far, less than the Hurricanes marksmen have achieved on the year, 47.7% per game.
Defensively, Miami features the nation's No. 22-rated defense on the road, allowing 58.3 points per game. Hawaii, meanwhile, comes in at No. 100 nationally in scoring at home.
Miami was a 72-50 winner in its last match on the road against Central Florida. They covered the 3.5-point spread as favorites. The battle between the Hurricanes and Knights didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Central Florida was handed a 72-50 defeat on Tuesday at UCF Arena.
Last time out for Hawaii, they were a 104-93 winner as they battled Chaminade at home. Christian Standhardinger scored 20 points and added 12 rebounds for a double-double, leading Hawaii over Chaminade, 104-93, on Saturday at Stan Sheriff Center.
Miami Hurricanes Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
After playing Central Florida are 4-1
After a win are 6-4
Hawaii Warriors Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing CS Northridge are 0-2
After playing Chaminade are 1-1
After a win are 4-6
A few Hurricanes at Warriors trends to consider:
Miami is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Hawaii is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
Miami home to La Salle, Wednesday, January 2
Hawaii home to CS Northridge, Saturday, December 29