Pacific Tigers vs Warriors College Hoops Game Preview
Pacific Tigers vs Hawaii Warriors Odds
A key college battle sees the visiting Pacific Tigers travelling to Hawaii Thursday to take on the Warriors.
Hawaii will face the 9-7 Tigers, who own a 8-4-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Warriors are 4-7 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Tigers are 8-4 favoring the OVER.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Warriors rated this week at No. 135 and the Tigers sitting at No. 148. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 74-73 result in favor of the Tigers.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Tigers is ranked No. 288 in NCAA hoops at 32.1 per game. Contrast that with Hawaii’s No. 12 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Hawaii is the No. 124-ranked team in the country at 6.6 per game, while Pacific rates No. 154 at 6.3 per game.
Defensively, Pacific features the nation's No. 192-rated defense on the road, allowing 70.9 points per game. Hawaii, meanwhile, comes in at No. 91 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Pacific, they were a 77-55 winner as they battled Cal Poly at home. They covered in the match as a 6.5-point favorite. The battle between the Tigers and Mustangs didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Cal Poly was handed a 77-55 defeat on Saturday at Spanos Center.
In their last action, Hawaii was a 76-72 loser on the road against Long Beach State. They covered the 7-point spread as underdogs. The Warriors got 16 points from Brandon Jawato, but it was Long Beach State that prevailed in a 76-72 final on Saturday at The Walter Pyramid.
Pacific Tigers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing CS Northridge are 6-4
After playing Cal Poly are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
Hawaii Warriors Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 8-2
Before playing UC Davis are 1-1
After playing Long Beach State are 2-2
After a loss are 5-5
A few Tigers at Warriors trends to consider:
Pacific is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Hawaii is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Hawaii is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Pacific at CS Northridge, Saturday, January 19
Hawaii home to UC Davis, Saturday, January 19