Hawaii vs. UC-Riverside odds, line: 2020 college basketball picks, Feb. 20 predictions from proven model
The SportsLine Projection Model has a pick for the clash between Hawaii and UC-Riverside.
The Hawaii Warriors and the California Riverside Highlanders are set to square off in a Big West matchup at 11 p.m. ET in one of the final games on the Thursday college basketball schedule. UC-Riverside is 14-13 overall and 10-3 at home, while the Warriors are 14-10 overall and 1-5 on the road. Hawaii is 0-6 against the spread in its last six games and is now 10-13 against the spread overall, while UC-Riverside is 13-10 against the number. The programs have split their last four head-to-head meetings both straight up and against the spread.
The Highlanders are favored by two points in the latest UC-Riverside vs. Hawaii odds, while the over-under is set at 128. Before entering any Hawaii vs. UC-Riverside picks, you'll want to see the college basketball predictions from the model at SportsLine.
This model, which simulates every game 10,000 times, has crushed its top-rated college basketball picks against the spread the past three years, returning $2,770 to $100 players. It also entered Week 16 of the 2019-20 season on a 54-30 run on all top-rated college basketball picks. Anybody who followed it has seen huge returns.
- UC-Riverside vs. Hawaii spread: UC-Riverside -2
- UC-Riverside vs. Hawaii over-under: 128 points
- UC-Riverside vs. Hawaii money line: UC-Riverside -138, Hawaii +116
What you need to know about UC-Riverside
UC-Riverside was just a 3-pointer shy of a victory on Saturday and fell 65-63 to the Long Beach State Beach. The Highlanders turned the ball over 20 times in the overtime loss and they'll certainly have to be more cautious with the basketball on Thursday.
Despite the loss, depth has been a strength for UC-Riverside all season, as head coach David Patrick's squad has 12 players averaging double-digit minutes per game this season. Callum McRae should be a handful inside at 7-foot-1. He's averaging 9.4 points, 6.0 rebounds and 0.9 blocks per game.
What you need to know about Hawaii
Hawaii came up short against the UC-Irvine Anteaters on Sunday, falling 70-63. Drew Buggs had 17 points and seven assists in the loss for the Rainbow Warriors. The junior guard is averaging 9.7 points, 6.0 assists and 4.4 rebounds per game and is one of the best facilitators in the conference. Senior guard Eddie Stansberry is Hawaii's leading scorer averaging 16.0 points per game.
How to make Hawaii vs. UC-Riverside picks
SportsLine's model has simulated UC-Riverside vs. Hawaii 10,000 times and the results are in. It is leaning over on the total, and it's also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in well over 50 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.
So who wins Hawaii vs. UC-Riverside? And which side of the spread hits in well over 50 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of the Hawaii vs. UC-Riverside spread you need to jump on Thursday, all from the model that has crushed its college basketball picks.
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