portland vs portland state ncaab prediction

NCAAB Portland vs Portland State Prediction 11/28/2023

The Portland Pilots (2-2) travel to face off against the Portland State Vikings (4-1) on Tuesday, November 28th. This game will be played at Viking Pavilion in Portland and televised on ESPN+. Both Portland and Portland State will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip-off is scheduled for 10:00 ET.

Portland Pilots vs Portland State Vikings

The Portland Pilots Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

After four games, Portland is 2-2 heading into their game against Portland State. A win today would bring their road record to .500, as they currently sit at 0-1. Prior to today’s game, Portland holds a 2-2 ATS record. Taking into account the previous season, Portland has gone 4-4 ATS in their last ten games.

So far, Portland’s games have averaged 155.8 points per game with the average over/under line being 152.6 points. The Pilots have an over/under record of 1-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 85 points per game.

The Portland State Vikings Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

After five games, Portland State has a record of 4-1. In their four away games, the Vikings have gone 3-1, and they are 1-0 at home. Heading into their game against Portland, Portland State holds a 4-1 ATS record. Looking back at their previous ten games, which includes the previous season, Portland State has a 2-7 ATS record.

Up to this point, games involving Portland State have had an average of 136 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 140.7 points. Their over/under record is 2-3-0. Looking at the Vikings’ last three games, their over/under record is 1-1 with their games averaging 74 points per game.

Portland Offense Breakdown

The Portland offense is coming off a game in which they scored 83 points vs. Nevada. Overall their field goal percentage was 47.5% while connecting on 12 threes. Leading the team in scoring was Tyler Harris with 19 points. Vasilije Vucinic also added 17 points for the Pilots.

Tyler Harris (G) 17.3 8.7 1.0
Tyler Robertson (G) 16.5 3.7 5.5
Vukasin Masic (G) 12.0 4.0 2.7

Portland State Offense Breakdown

The Vikings’ offense finished with 70 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 70.5 points per contest. Jorell Saterfield led the team in scoring, putting up 16 points. Additionally, Kaelen Allen contributed 14 points for the Vikings.

Kaelen Allen (F) 12.3 5.8 1.0
Jorell Saterfield (G) 10.5 4.8 2.5
Isaiah Johnson (F) 10.2 5.5 1.5

Portland Team Defense

At this time, the Pilots’ defense is positioned 201st in the country, permitting 79.5 points per game. Portland’s defense is coming off a game in which they allowed the Nevada offense to knock down 61% of their shots on their way to putting up 108 points.

Portland State Team Defense

At this time, the Vikings’ defense is positioned 40th in the country, permitting 63.3 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Portland State’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 36.5% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 33.4% this season.

Pilots vs Vikings Trends

  • Across their five previous road games, Portland has an ATS mark of 1-4. Their straight up record in these matchups was 0-5 while averaging 82 points per game.
  • When looking at their past five home matchups, Portland State has an ATS record of 3-2 while averaging 71 per game. The team went 3-2 overall in these games.
  • Going back to their previous five games as the underdog, Portland has an ATS mark of 2-3 while going 1-4 straight up.
  • In their last ten games as the betting favorite, the Vikings have a straight up record of 5-5 and an ATS mark of 3-7.

Pilots vs Vikings Prediction

We’re calling a win for the Vikings, with a final score of 79-65, and we’re taking them to cover the spread. Our recommendation is to bet on the Vikings at -3.5.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 152.5, and our model predicts the Pilots and Vikings to score a combined 144 points. We recommend betting on the under.

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