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California Golden Bears vs Portland State Vikings Point Spread: Betting Trends Hint at Winner

Earning a win and covering the posted point spread will be the goals for Portland State when they take on the California Golden Bears on Thursday in college basketball betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The California Golden Bears betting line opened as -2.5-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at BetOnline but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening over/under total as well at MyBookie.

Portland State Vikings vs California Golden Bears Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the California Golden Bears are 6-6 overall and 5-7 ATS, while the Portland State Vikings are 9-3 and 9-0 ATS. As for the betting totals, California boasts a 6-4-2 on the OU, and Portland State is 6-2-1.

This game puts the California Golden Bears, most recently No. 163 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Portland State Vikings, who rate No. 90 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up California's No. 135 nationally ranked offense (75.58 points per game) against a Portland State Vikings defense that sits as the No. 227 at 77.42 PPG. The California Golden Bears have been averaging 44.96% from the field, less than the Vikings have managed so far this season (46.06% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The battle between the Vikings and Wildcats didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Linfield was handed a 116-71 defeat on Saturday at Pamplin Sports Center.

The battle between the Golden Bears and Redhawks didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Seattle was handed a 81-59 defeat on Tuesday at KeyArena.

Betting Trends
  • Portland State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • Portland State is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Portland State is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 13 of Portland State's last 17 games on the road
  • California is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • California is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Portland State at Sacramento State, Saturday, December 30th
California at Stanford, Saturday, December 30th