UNLV Rebels vs Hawaii Warriors Preview
Hawaii Warriors vs UNLV Rebels Odds
The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between UNLV and Hawaii on Saturday, with the host Rebels trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
UNLV will face the 4-1 Warriors, who own a 2-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Rebels are 1-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Warriors are 0-1 favoring the OVER.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Rebels as 20-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 11-ranked Rebels and the No. 171-rated Warriors in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 90-83 win for the Rebels on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits UNLV's No. 13-ranked offense, averaging 83 PPG, against a Warriors defense that ranks No. 141 at 64.4 PPG. The Rebels field goal percentage has averaged 43.6% so far, less than the Warriors marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.9% per game.
Defensively, Hawaii features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. UNLV, meanwhile, comes in at No. 49 nationally in scoring at home.
Hawaii was a 71-66 winner in its last match at home against North Dakota. They failed to cover the 10-point spread as favorites. The Warriors grabbed a 71-66 win over the Sioux on Tuesday, behind a 19-point effort from Brandon Spearman at Stan Sheriff Center.
Last time out for UNLV, they were an 85-57 winner as they battled UC Irvine at home. They covered in the match as a 14-point favorite. The battle between the Rebels and Anteaters didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as UC Irvine was handed an 85-57 defeat on Wednesday at Thomas & Mack Center.
Hawaii Warriors Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Pepperdine are 2-0
After a win are 4-6
UNLV Rebels Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
After playing UC Irvine are 0-4
After a win are 5-5
A few Warriors at Rebels trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Hawaii's last 5 games on the road
Hawaii is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Hawaii is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against UNLV
Hawaii is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
UNLV is 22-3 SU in its last 25 games at home
UNLV is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Hawaii
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of UNLV's last 6 games when playing Hawaii
UNLV is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Hawaii home to Pepperdine, Saturday, December 8
UNLV at Portland, Tuesday, December 4