Portland Pilots vs San Diego Toreros Preview
San Diego Toreros vs Portland Pilots Odds
Chiles Center features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Portland Pilots and the visiting San Diego Toreros in college hoops action on Thursday.
Portland battles the Toreros, currently sitting with a 13-14 mark (14-9 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 8-10 for the Pilots and 6-10 for the Toreros.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 284-rated Pilots and the No. 182-ranked Toreros, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 64-58 result in favor of the Toreros.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Toreros is ranked No. 251 in NCAA hoops at 33 per game. Contrast that with Portland’s No. 155 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Portland is the No. 324-ranked team in the country at 4.4 per game, while San Diego rates No. 185 at 6 per game.
Defensively, San Diego features the nation's No. 87-rated defense on the road, allowing 65.9 points per game. Portland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 294 nationally in scoring at home.
San Diego lost its last outing, a 61-52 result against Santa Clara on February 14. They covered in that game as a 11.5-point underdog. San Diego suffered a 61-52 loss against Santa Clara on Thursday, getting 17 points from Ken Rancifer in a losing effort at Leavey Center.
Last time out for Portland, they were an 86-72 loser as they battled BYU on the road. They covered in the match as a 18-point underdog. The Pilots endured an 86-72 loss at the hands of the Cougars on Saturday, despite a 19-point effort from Thomas van der Mars at Marriott Center.
San Diego Toreros Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Gonzaga are 4-6
After playing Santa Clara are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
Portland Pilots Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Santa Clara are 3-7
After playing BYU are 2-4
After a loss are 3-7
A few Toreros at Pilots trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Diego's last 5 games when playing on the road against Portland
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Diego's last 6 games on the road
San Diego is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games on the road
San Diego is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Portland
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Portland's last 5 games when playing at home against San Diego
Portland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against San Diego
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Portland's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Portland's last 5 games
San Diego at Gonzaga, Saturday, February 23
Portland home to Santa Clara, Saturday, February 23