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NCAA Basketball Odds Betting Line Favors Portland Pilots Over Sacramento State Hornets

Basketball betting fans will hope to hit paydirt on Thursday when the Sacramento State Hornets try to run the Portland Pilots off the court at Golden 1 Center in college hoops action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the Portland Pilots before tip-off in this one found them as -1-point favorites over at Bovada earlier.

Portland Pilots vs Sacramento State Hornets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The 3-8 and 5-3-1 ATS Sacramento State Hornets will face the 5-7 Portland Pilots, who own a 3-4 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Sacramento State Hornets are 2-6-1 on the OVER/UNDER so far this season while the Portland Pilots are 4-3.

The Hornets - Pilots odds would favor the Pilots if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Sacramento State is rated No. 332 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Portland is at No. 291.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Portland is ranked No. 183 in NCAA basketball at 34.83 per game. Contrast that with Sacramento State's No. 219 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Sacramento State is the No. 243-ranked team in the country at 5.64 per game, while Portland rates No. 24 at 10 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Portland got 21 points from Franklin Porter en route to a 78-67 victory over Hartford on Tuesday at Chiles Center.

The Hornets grabbed a 66-61 win over the Matadors on Tuesday, behind a 16-point effort from Joshua Patton at Colberg Court.

Betting Trends
  • Portland is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games
  • Sacramento State is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games

Next Betting Matchups

Portland at BYU, Thursday, December 28th
Sacramento State at UC-Santa Barbara, Saturday, December 23rd