Weber State Wildcats vs Vikings College Hoops Game Preview
Weber State Wildcats vs Portland State Vikings Odds
Weber State pays a visit to Portland State on Saturday, hoping to send the Vikings to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Stott Center.
The Wildcats will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 3-3 ATS against the number this season, while the Vikings are 4-2 ATS. Weber State is 1-3 on the totals; Portland State is 1-2.
Bettors looking to side with Portland State in this one found them as 6-point underdogs earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Vikings rated this week at No. 306 and the Wildcats sitting at No. 10. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 82-65 result in favor of the Wildcats.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Portland State has the nation's No. 186-rated offensive output, at 67.8 PPG. The visiting Wildcats defense ranks No. 69 allowing on average 60.5 PPG. The Vikings FG% has averaged 46.8% so far, more than the Wildcats marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.7% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Weber State owns the country's No. 45-rated mark, allowing 61.8 points per game on the highway. Portland State, on the other hand, rates No. 134 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Weber State, they were a 74-53 winner as they battled Eastern Washington on the road. They covered in the match as a 6-point favorite. The battle between the Wildcats and Eagles didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Eastern Washington was handed a 74-53 defeat on Thursday at Reese Court.
Portland State was a 63-49 winner in their most recent outing at home against Idaho State. They covered the 7.5-point spread as favorites. Portland State earned a 63-49 victory over Idaho State on Thursday, getting 20 points from Lateef McMullan at Stott Center.
Weber State Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing U of the Southwest are 0-1
After playing Eastern Washington are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
Portland State Vikings Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Montana State are 6-4
After playing Idaho State are 8-2
After a win are 6-4
A few Wildcats at Vikings trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Weber State's last 5 games when playing on the road against Portland State
Weber State is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Weber State is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Portland State is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Portland State's last 5 games when playing at home against Weber State
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Portland State's last 13 games when playing Weber State
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Portland State's last 6 games when playing Weber State
Weber State home to U of the Southwest, Saturday, December 29
Portland State at Montana State, Thursday, January 3