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Portland State Vikings Open as College Basketball Underdog vs Montana Grizzlies

The Montana Grizzlies will be trying to slam the Portland State Vikings on Saturday when the teams tip off at Dahlberg Arena in college betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Montana Grizzlies betting line opened as -6.5-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at BetOnline but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening over/under total as well at MyBookie.

Portland State Vikings vs Montana Grizzlies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the Montana Grizzlies are 13-14 overall and 12-14-1 ATS, while the Portland State Vikings are 12-12 and 9-9-1 ATS. As for the betting totals, Montana boasts a 12-15 on the OU, and Portland State is 13-6.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 195-rated Portland State Vikings taking on the No. 70-rated Montana Grizzlies in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Montana has the nation's No. 146-rated offensive output, at 73.59 PPG. The visiting Portland State Vikings defense ranks No. 252 allowing on average 81.71 PPG. The Grizzlies FG% has averaged 44.66% so far, less than the Montana Vikings marksmen have achieved on the year, 48.47% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

De'Sean Parsons went off for 28 points and added 9 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Montana State handed Portland State a 92-90 defeat at Worthington Arena.

The Grizzlies endured a 67-65 loss at the hands of the Hornets on Thursday, despite a 12-point effort from Michael Oguine at Dahlberg Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Portland State is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Portland State's last 6 games
  • Portland State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Portland State's last 5 games on the road
  • Montana is 2-6-1 ATS in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Montana's last 6 games
  • Montana is 0-4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Montana is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Portland State home to Southern Utah, Thursday, February 23rd
Montana at Montana State, Saturday, February 25th