UNLV Rebels vs Portland Pilots Odds
Chiles Center will host Portland Pilots vs. UNLV Rebels action on Tuesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
The Pilots sit at 3-4 (2-4 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Rebels are currently 5-1 (3-3 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Portland is 1-0 OU, and UNLV is 1-2 OU.
Bettors looking to back visiting UNLV before tip-off in this one found them as 13-point favorites over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Pilots sit at No. 309 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Rebels sit at No. 11 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Rebels will win this game 87-63.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Portland's No. 271 nationally ranked offense (62.9 points per game) against a Rebels defense that sits as the No. 139 at 64.2 PPG. The Pilots have been averaging 43% from the field, less than the Rebels have managed so far this season (43.9% on average).
Defensively, UNLV features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. Portland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 218 nationally in scoring at home.
UNLV won its last outing, a 77-63 result against Hawaii on December 1. They failed to cover in that game as a 21-point favorite. UNLV got 16 points from Anthony Bennett en route to a 77-63 victory over Hawaii on Saturday at Thomas & Mack Center.
Last time out for Portland, they were a 72-60 loser as they battled Washington State on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 11.5-point underdog. Portland got 17 points from Ryan Nicholas but lost anyway, 72-60, to Washington State on Saturday at Friel Court.
UNLV Rebels Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing California are 4-0
After playing Hawaii are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
Portland Pilots Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Kentucky are 1-1
After playing Washington State are 3-4
After a loss are 5-5
A few Rebels at Pilots trends to consider:
UNLV is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
UNLV is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Portland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Portland is 5-17 SU in its last 22 games
UNLV at California, Sunday, December 9
Portland at Kentucky, Saturday, December 8