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Hawaii Warriors face Cal Poly Mustangs: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats

Hawaii WarriorsCal Poly Mustangs
11-3January 09, 2014, 10:00 | Mott Gymnasium3-9

The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Cal Poly and Hawaii on Thursday, with the host Mustangs trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

The Mustangs bring a 3-9 record (3-7-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 11-3 Warriors, who are 8-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Cal Poly go 6-5 so far and the Warriors go 3-5.

View Hawaii Warriors vs Cal Poly Mustangs Odds and Stats.

If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Warriors were listed as 1-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Mustangs rated this week at No. 253 and the Warriors sitting at No. 75.

In their last action, Hawaii was a 77-73 winner at home against Nebraska Omaha. They failed to cover the 9-point spread as favorites. Isaac Fotu scored 26 points for Hawaii on Friday, leading the Warriors to a 77-73 win over Nebraska Omaha at Stan Sheriff Center.

Cal Poly was an 82-72 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Delaware. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as underdogs. The Mustangs endured an 82-72 loss at the hands of the Blue Hens on Saturday, despite a 14-point effort from Anthony Silvestri at Bob Carpenter Center.

How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Cal Poly has the nation's No. 241-rated offensive output, at 64.92 PPG. The visiting Warriors defense ranks No. 155 allowing on average 70.71 PPG. The Mustangs FG% has averaged 42.16% so far, less than the Warriors marksmen have achieved on the year, 48.28% per game.

A few Warriors at Mustangs trends to consider:
Hawaii is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
Hawaii is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Hawaii is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Hawaii is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Cal Poly
Cal Poly is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Cal Poly is 16-2 SU in its last 18 games at home
Cal Poly is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Hawaii
Cal Poly is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Hawaii

Next up:
Hawaii at CS Northridge, Saturday, January 11th
Cal Poly at Santa Barbara, Saturday, January 11th