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NCAA Basketball Odds and Betting Trends - Portland Pilots Underdogs vs Santa Clara Broncos

The Portland Pilots will be trying to slam the Santa Clara Broncos on Thursday when the teams tip off at Chiles Center in college betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Portland Pilots betting line opened as 3-point underdogs 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.

Santa Clara Broncos vs Portland Pilots Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Santa Clara Broncos have watched them go 12-11 and 9-12 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Portland Pilots are at 9-13 and 8-11-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Portland Pilots are 7-12-1, while the Santa Clara Broncos have a 8-12-1 mark.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 331 (Portland) and the No. 102 (Santa Clara) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Portland has the nation's No. 223-rated offensive output, at 68.95 PPG. The visiting Santa Clara Broncos defense ranks No. 41 allowing on average 65.91 PPG. The Pilots FG% has averaged 42.72% so far, less than the Portland Broncos marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.91% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Nate Kratch scored 19 points in a futile effort to lead the Broncos to a win (they lost 72-59 to Saint Mary's-California at Leavey Center on Saturday).

Portland got 19 points from Jazz Johnson but lost anyway, 68-52, to San Diego on Saturday at Chiles Center.

Betting Trends
  • Santa Clara is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Santa Clara is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Santa Clara's last 9 games
  • Santa Clara is 6-16 SU in its last 22 games on the road
  • Portland is 2-5-1 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Portland is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Portland's last 5 games
  • Portland is 2-4-1 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Santa Clara at Gonzaga, Saturday, February 4th
Portland at BYU, Saturday, February 4th