Hawaii at UC Davis - 3/5/21 College Basketball Picks and Prediction
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UC Davis Aggies (8-6) vs Hawaii Rainbow Warriors (9-8)
Game Info: Friday, March 5, 2021 at 7:00 pm (The Pavilion)
Betting Odds: UC Davis Aggies -2 -- Over/Under: 141 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Hawaii Rainbow Warriors will head on the road to face the UC Davis Aggies in a Big West battle. Both teams are looking to finish strong in preparation for the conference tournament. This will be the first matchup between the two this season.
UC Davis comes into this game having won 5 in a row. In their most recent game, they eked out a 68-66 victory on the road against the Cal Poly Mustangs. The Aggies shot 36.2% from the field, and 31.3% from three. They assisted on just 7 of 21 field goals in the game. Ezra Manjon led the team with 20 points. UC Davis allowed the Mustangs to shoot 47.4% from deep, but were able to win the rebound battle 41-34. The Aggies are averaging 75.2 points per game, while allowing 73.6 to their opponents. Manjon leads the team with an average of 15.9 points and 3.4 assists per game.
Hawaii will be on the road, after having won two in a row at home against Long Beach State. They won the last one by a score of 79-76. Hawaii shot 42.6% from the field and 32.1% from beyond the arc. They assisted on 13 of their 29 makes. James Jean-Marie led the Rainbow Warriors with 20 points and 12 rebounds. The Rainbow Warriors allowed Beach to shoot 50% from the field and 44.4% from deep. However, they were able to control the glass, outrebounding Long Beach State 43-32. Hawaii is averaging 72.9 points per game, while giving up 69.3 to their opponents. Justin Webster leads the team with 12.4 points per game.
Hawaii is 6-9-1 ATS this season, 4-3-1 ATS after a win, and 3-3 ATS on the road. UC Davis is 5-7-1 ATS this season, 1-5 ATS after a win, and 1-3 ATS at home.
Hawaii has not been the same team on the road than they are at home, with a 3-3 record as the visiting squad. In their last 5 games, Hawaii is 0-5 ATS while giving up an average of 79 points. On the other hand, the Aggies have won 5 straight, giving up just 66.4 points per game. Hawaii can put up points in a hurry, but UC Davis will be up to the task at home. Give me the Aggies to win and cover.