The Hawaii Rainbow Warriors (3-0) and the Nevada Wolf Pack (5-0) look to remain unbeaten when they square off at Stan Sheriff Center. The games Over/Under (O/U) has been set at 153 points with Nevada opening as an 11.5-point favorite. Action starts at 1 a.m. ET on Friday, November 24, 2017.
Nevada Wolf Pack vs. Hawaii Rainbow Warriors Odds Preview
The Wolf Pack were victorious over the Davidson Wildcats in their last matchup, 81-68. Caleb Martin was the games high scorer with 26 points on 9-for-15 shooting. Nevada played a nearly perfect game. They had a free throw rate of 0.222 (below their season average of 0.340) and a turnover percentage of 15.2 (worse than their season average of 13.8). Davidson was 0.161 and 19.8, respectively, for those same stats.
In the Rainbow Warriors last matchup, they defeated the Troy Trojans, 72-67. Hawaii received a boost from Jack Purchase, who had 12 points and eight rebounds. Hawaii dominated every facet of the game. They had a fantastic offensive rebounding percentage of 33.3 and a free throw rate of 0.262. Troy was 21.4 and 0.206, respectively, for those same stats.
Second-chance points might be rare for Hawaii in this matchup. The Rainbow Warriors rank 211th in offensive rebounding percentage (28.6 percent), while Nevada ranks 77th in defensive rebounding percentage (73.3 percent) since last season.
The Wolf Pack have had records of 33-6 straight up (SU) and 28-10-2 against the spread (ATS) since last season. Since last season, Nevada games have gone over the O/U total 55.0 percent of the time.
Meanwhile, the Rainbow Warriors, have records of 17-16 SU and 14-17 ATS since last season. Games including Hawaii have gone under the O/U total 51.6 percent of the time over that same time frame.
Nevada Wolf Pack at Hawaii Rainbow Warriors Odds Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Nevada, ATS Winner – Nevada, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2016-Present):
- The Rainbow Warriors rank 27th in three pointers allowed per game (18.4) while the Wolf Pack rank 195th (21.9).
- Nevada ranks 216th in steals per game (5.6) while Hawaii ranks 257th (5.1).
- Nevada ranks 48th in rebounds per game (38.5) while Hawaii ranks 288th (32.8).
- The Wolf Pack rank 58th in blocks per game (4.4) while the Rainbow Warriors rank 287th (1.9).
- Hawaii ranks 14th in assists allowed per game (10.5) while Nevada ranks 203rd (13.8).