Portland @ Portland State
Current Records: Portland 4-1; Portland State 3-1
What to Know
After a four-game homestand, the Portland Pilots will be on the road. They will square off against the Portland State Vikings at 10 p.m. ET on Tuesday at The Viking Pavilion. Both teams seek to continue their momentum from their previous wins.
The Pilots didn’t have too much trouble with the Morgan State Bears at home this past Saturday as they won 74-63.
Meanwhile, everything came up roses for Portland State at home against the George Fox Bruins last week as the team secured a 104-58 win.
Portland is expected to lose this next one by 6. Those who got lucky with them against the spread this past Saturday might want to hold off on placing bets this time since the squad has yet to string together back-to-back wins against the spread.
Portland is now 4-1 while Portland State sits at 3-1. A pair of stats to keep an eye on: Portland is 16th worst in college basketball in turnovers per game, with 17.2 on average. To make matters even worse for the Pilots, the Vikings enter the matchup with 19.7 takeaways on average, good for 25th best in college basketball. So the cards are definitely stacked in Portland State’s favor.
How To Watch
- When: Tuesday at 10 p.m. ET
- Where: The Viking Pavilion — Portland, Oregon
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Vikings are a solid 6-point favorite against the Pilots, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The line on this game has moved quite a bit since it opened, as it started out with the Vikings as a 9-point favorite.
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Portland State and Portland both have three wins in their last six games.
- Dec 05, 2020 – Portland 86 vs. Portland State 73
- Nov 20, 2019 – Portland 82 vs. Portland State 75
- Dec 05, 2018 – Portland State 87 vs. Portland 78
- Nov 11, 2017 – Portland State 80 vs. Portland 75
- Dec 20, 2016 – Portland State 77 vs. Portland 75
- Dec 02, 2015 – Portland 78 vs. Portland State 72