College Insider Tournament - San Diego Toreros vs Portland State Vikings Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner

Portland State Vikings San Diego Toreros
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San Diego looks to cover the Toreros-Vikings pointspread on Tuesday and improve its overall 16-16 mark when they host Portland State in College Insider Tournament wagering action.

San Diego was favored by 11 in early betting at BetOnline while the total was 135. San Diego is just 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games while Portland State has lost 20 of its past 25 road games.

This season, the Toreros are 16-16 overall and 14-14 ATS, while the Vikings are 17-14 and 14-14 ATS. As for the totals, San Diego boasts a 14-13 on the OU, and Portland State is 13-14.

View Portland State Vikings vs San Diego Toreros Odds and Stats.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 158-rated Portland State taking on the No. 155-rated Toreros in this contest.

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In their last action, Portland State was a 79-63 loser on the road against North Dakota. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as underdogs. Portland State suffered a 79-63 loss against North Dakota on Friday, getting 14 points from Gary Winston in a losing effort at Dee Events Center.

San Diego was a 69-60 loser in their most recent outing on the road against San Francisco. They failed to cover the 5-point spread as underdogs. The Toreros got 19 points from Dennis Kramer, but it was San Francisco that prevailed in a 69-60 final on Saturday at Orleans Arena.

How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and San Diego has the nation's No. 211-rated offensive output, at 66.81 PPG. The visiting Vikings defense ranks No. 177 allowing on average 71.74 PPG. The Toreros FG% has averaged 44.51% so far, less than the Vikings marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.65% per game.

A few Vikings at Toreros trends to consider:
Portland State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Portland State's last 5 games
Portland State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Portland State is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
San Diego is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games
San Diego is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
San Diego is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home
San Diego is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home

 

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