Portland State Vikings take on Wildcats in NCAA basketball test
Portland State Vikings vs Weber State Wildcats Odds
The Weber State Wildcats will hit the floor running against the visiting Portland State Vikings Thursday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.
Supporters of the Vikings have watched them go 8-18 and 10-14 ATS on the year, while the Wildcats are at 22-5 and 13-10-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Wildcats are 11-11, while the Vikings have a 13-8 mark.
The Vikings were listed as 16-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 325-rated Portland State taking on the No. 37-rated Wildcats in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 84-67 win for the Wildcats on Thursday.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Weber State's No. 134-rated squad against Portland State's No. 303-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Weber State rates No. 75 in the country with 7.2 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 247 nationally with 5.5 per match.
Defensively, Portland State features the nation's No. 288-rated defense on the road, allowing 74.3 points per game. Weber State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 17 nationally in scoring at home.
Portland State was an 85-75 loser in their most recent outing at home against Northern Colorado. They failed to cover the 1-point spread as favorites. Portland State got 20 points from Aaron Moore but lost anyway, 85-75, to Northern Colorado on Saturday at Stott Center.
Last time out for Weber State, they were an 80-78 winner as they battled Northern Arizona on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 9-point favorite. The Lumberjacks were burned for 25 points by Davion Berry on Saturday as the Wildcats put another game in the win column, 80-78, at Walkup Skydome.
Portland State Vikings Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Idaho State are 5-5
After playing Northern Colorado are 6-4
After a loss are 2-8
Weber State Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Eastern Washington are 8-2
After playing Northern Arizona are 10-0
After a win are 9-1
A few Vikings at Wildcats trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Portland State's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Portland State's last 10 games when playing on the road against Weber State
Portland State is 2-6-1 ATS in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Weber State
Portland State is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Weber State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Weber State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Portland State
Weber State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Weber State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Portland State
Portland State at Idaho State, Saturday, March 9
Weber State home to Eastern Washington, Saturday, March 9