Cal State-Northridge vs. Hawaii - 3/7/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Cal State-Northridge vs. Hawaii - 3/7/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports

Hawaii (17-12) at Cal State-Northridge (14-17)

College Basketball: Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 10:00 pm (Matadome)

The Line: Cal State-Northridge -1.5 -- Over/Under: 147.5

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The Hawaii Rainbow Warriors (17-12, CONF 8-7) and Cal State Northridge Matadors (14-17, CONF 9-6) face off in a Big Sky showdown at the Matadome. Hawaii beat Cal State Northridge 80-75 early in February. 

Hawaii has been up and down this season and over their last ten games they have won four of them. In Hawaii’s last game against UC Davis they were two point underdogs, but they found just enough offense to come away with a two point victory.

Hawaii’s offense overall has been good, but over the last five games the offense is averaging only 59.2 points while shooting almost 37 percent from the field. A lot of teams in the Big Sky like to play a slower pace, but Hawaii needs to shoot a higher percentage if they want to win this game. 

Hawaii is led by guard Eddie Stansberry who is averaging 15.3 points and shooting 39,2 percent from the field. 

Cal State Northridge hasn’t had the best season, but they come into this game having won three games in a row, and during that stretch they were also able to cover each of the spreads.

At home this season Cal State Northridge’s offense has been elite averaging 77.4 points per game while shooting 46 percent from the field. 

Cal State Northridge is led by Lamine Diane who is averaging 25.1 points while shooting 47.7 percent from the field. If Diane has a big game for the Matadors, Cal State Northridge should be in really good shape.

Hawaii is 3-8 against the spread in their last 11 games overall. Cal State Northridge is 1-7 against the spread in their last eight Saturday games. The over is 13-4 in Cal State Northridge’s last 17 games as a favorite. The over is 9-3 in CSN’s last 12 homes as a home favorite.

Cal State Northridge’s offense is elite, and they are going to run up the score against Hawaii in this game. Look for Hawaii to have trouble keeping up, and that will be enough for Hawaii to cover the spread.

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Shane’s Pick Cal State Northridge -1.5

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