Colorado State vs Hawaii ncaaf prediction

NCAAF Colorado Rams vs Hawaii Warriors Prediction 11/25/2023

The Colorado State Rams (5-6) travel to face off against the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors (4-8) on Saturday, November 25th. This game will be played at Clarence T.C. Ching Athletics Complex in Honolulu and televised on SPEC. Colorado State is coming off a win in their previous game, while Hawaii is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Wyoming. Kickoff is set for 11:00 ET.

Colorado State Rams vs Hawaii Rainbow Warriors

The Colorado State Rams Are Coming Off A Win

Heading into their matchup with Hawaii, the Rams are looking to build on their most recent 30-20 win over Nevada. In the win vs. Nevada, quarterback Brayden Fowler-Nicolosi concluded with a QB rating of 86.11, connecting on 15 of 30 passes for 245 yards. He also added two touchdowns to his performance.

On the point-spread, Colorado State was favored by 12 going into the game, giving them an ATs loss. On the over/uner the combined 50 points surpassed the pre-game betting line of 45.5 points.

The Colorado State Rams take on the Hawaii with a 5-6 record, including 1-3 on the road and 3-2 at home.

Colorado State’s average scoring differential for the season is -3.5 leading to an ATS mark of 3-6. The Rams have been favored three times and the underdog in six games Heading into this week’s game, Colorado State’s over/under record is 5-4. Their average margin against their over/under lines is currently +2.6 with their games averaging 56.1 points per game.

The Hawaii Rainbow Warriors Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Hawaii will be looking to rebound from a 42-9 loss to Wyoming. Heading into the fourth quarter, Hawaii trailed by a score of 21-9. Quarterback Brayden Schager threw the ball 44 times vs. Wyoming and finished with 278 passing yards on a completion percentage of 56.8%. He did also end up throwing two interceptions in the loss.

Hawaii and Wyoming combined for 51 points in the game, which was enough to surpass the over/under line of 45 points. In addition to losing straight-up, Hawaii did not cover the spread as 13.5-point underdogs.

So far, the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors are 4-8, including going 1-5 on the road and 2-3 at home.

Hawaii has gone into two games as the favorite this season and nine games as the underdog. Their ATS record is currently 3-8. Over the course of 12 games, the average over/under line in Hawaii’s matchups has been 54.8 points. These games have had an average combined score of 53.8 points, leading to an OU record of 6-5.

Colorado State Offense Breakdown

The Rams’ offense is set to face Hawaii while averaging 92.5 rushing yards per game and 3 yards per attempt. In the national rankings, they currently stand at 122nd for rushing yards and 11th for passing yards, with an average of 305.5 yards per matchup. Overall, Colorado State is putting up 26.3 points per game, which is 59th nationally.

Brayden Fowler-Nicolosi is the top passer for the team this season, with 3143 yards and an average of 11.8 per completion. His completion rate is 61.6%, and he’s thrown 20 touchdowns.

Hawaii Offense Breakdown

The Rainbow Warriors’ offense is set to face Colorado State while averaging 70.1 rushing yards per game and 2 yards per attempt. In the national rankings, they currently stand at 127th for rushing yards and 15th for passing yards, with an average of 270.6 yards per matchup. Overall, Hawaii is putting up 20.9 points per game, which is 76th nationally.

So far, Brayden Schager has thrown for 3222 yards this season while averaging 10.7 per completion. His completion percentage this year is 62.5% and he has thrown 25 touchdowns.

Colorado State Team Defense

The Rams defense heads into this week’s matchup with 32 sacks and sitting 1st in QB hurries. So far, they’ve allowed 29.8 points per game (127th). In the pass defense department, they’re 128th nationally, giving up 240.9 passing yards per game. Additionally, when it comes to defending the run, Colorado State’s defense is allowing 168.1 rushing yards per contest.

Hawaii Team Defense

Hawaii’s defense holds the 150th rank in passing yards allowed per game as they head into this game. On average, opponents have made 24.5 passing attempts against the Rainbow Warriors. They have given up 32.9 points per game, which places them at 149th in college football. In the rush defense category, they rank 129th in the NCAA.

Colorado State vs Hawaii Trends

  • Looking at Colorado State’s ten most recent road games, they have put together a record vs. the spread of 6-4.
  • Looking across Hawaii’s five most recent home games, they are 1-4 against the spread.
  • Hawaii’s ATS record in their five most recent games as an underdog is 2-3.
  • The previous ten time that Colorado State was favored, they are 1-9 against the spread.

Colorado State vs Hawaii Prediction

This matchup favors Colorado State, and I expect them to win and cover the spread. The difference in the two packing attacks should play a key factor. For a point-spread pick, I recommend taking Colorado State at -6.

The analysis we’ve been running for this game has Colorado State and Hawaii finishing with a combined 54 points. With the over/under line sitting at 54.5, I’m getting a bet down on the under.

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