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Portland State Vikings vs Montana State Bobcats in college hoops odds

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Feb 2, 10:35 PM | Stott Center

Montana State Bobcats vs Portland State Vikings Odds


Montana State travels to Portland State on Saturday, hoping to boost its 9-10 record with a victory over the Vikings.

Portland State will face the 9-10 Bobcats, who own a 9-8 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Vikings are 8-5 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Bobcats are 7-6 favoring the OVER.

View Montana State vs Portland State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Bobcats were listed as 3.5-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 318 (Vikings) and the No. 285 (Bobcats) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 71-67 result in favor of the Bobcats has been projected by the scores prediction engine.


How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Portland State has the nation's No. 183-rated offensive output, at 67.4 PPG. The visiting Bobcats defense ranks No. 301 allowing on average 72.3 PPG. The Vikings FG% has averaged 44.9% so far, more than the Bobcats marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.8% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Montana State owns the country's No. 321-rated mark, allowing 77.8 points per game on the highway. Portland State, on the other hand, rates No. 91 in scoring at home.

Montana State lost its last outing, a 72-68 result against Eastern Washington on January 31. They failed to cover in that game as a 3.5-point underdog. Flavien Davis scored 12 points in a futile effort to lead the Bobcats to a win (they lost 72-68 to Eastern Washington at Reese Court on Thursday).

Portland State was an 81-68 loser in their most recent outing at home against Montana. They failed to cover the 5-point spread as underdogs. Aaron Moore scored 14 points in a futile effort to lead the Vikings to a win (they lost 81-68 to Montana at Stott Center on Thursday).

Montana State Bobcats Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing North Dakota are 1-0
After playing Eastern Washington are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

Portland State Vikings Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Northern Arizona are 6-4
After playing Montana are 6-4
After a loss are 2-8

Next up:
Montana State home to North Dakota, Thursday, February 7
Portland State at Northern Arizona, Thursday, February 7