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NCAA hoops odds preview - Idaho State vs. Portland State

Idaho State BengalsPortland State Vikings
Jan 16, 10:05 PM | Stott Center

Idaho State Bengals vs Portland State Vikings Odds


The Vikings hope to be lousy hosts on Monday as the Idaho State Bengals pay a visit to Stott Center on the college basketball betting menu.

The Bengals will look to vanquish their hosts on Monday, as they are 4-9-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Vikings are 6-6 ATS. Idaho State is 9-5 against the total, while Portland State is 6-6 versus the number.

View Idaho State vs Portland State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had the Vikings installed as 10-point favorites in this particular matchup

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Vikings - Bengals odds would favor the Vikings if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Portland State is rated No. 166 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Idaho State is at No. 335. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 74-62 win for the Vikings.

How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Portland State's No. 32-ranked scoring average of 77.3 PPG, against a Bengals defense rated No. 269 and allowing 71.4 PPG. The Vikings FG% has averaged 48.7% to date this season, more than the Bengals shooters have managed so far (40.8% per game).

Defensively, Idaho State features the nation's No. 172-rated defense on the road, allowing 70.9 points per game. Portland State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 23 nationally in scoring at home.

Idaho State won its last outing, a 68-67 result against Sacramento State on January 14. They covered in that game as a 5-point underdog. Idaho State earned a 68-67 victory over Sacramento State on Saturday, getting 20 points from Chase Grabau at Colberg Court.

Last time out for Portland State, they were an 86-75 winner as they battled Northern Colorado on the road. They covered in the match as a 6-point underdog. Portland State got 22 points from Charles Odum en route to an 86-75 victory over Northern Colorado on Thursday at Butler-Hancock Pavilion.

Idaho State Bengals Trends:
When playing on Monday are 1-9
Before playing Northern Arizona are 6-4
After playing Sacramento State are 4-6
After a win are 1-9

Portland State Vikings Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Eastern Washington are 5-5
After playing Northern Colorado are 6-4
After a win are 3-7

A few Bengals at Vikings trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Idaho State's last 6 games when playing on the road against Portland State
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Idaho State's last 6 games on the road
Idaho State is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Portland State
Idaho State is 4-21 SU in its last 25 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Portland State's last 10 games when playing Idaho State
Portland State is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
Portland State is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Idaho State
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Portland State's last 6 games when playing at home against Idaho State

Next up:
Idaho State home to Northern Arizona, Saturday, January 21
Portland State at Eastern Washington, Saturday, January 21