Montana vs Portland State: College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – February 6, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on February 6, 2021 - Last Updated on February 9, 2021

The Montana Grizzlies (6-7) hit the road in Big Sky action against the Portland State Vikings (3-8) on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at 3:05 PM ET. The Grizzlies are 2.5-point favorites in the game, the second matchup between the teams this season. The point total is 131.5 in the matchup.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 6, 2021, 2:17 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Vikings (+2.5)

The model has the Vikings as 0.4-point favorites in this one despite the opposite prediction from DraftKings. However, the margin between the two lines is only 2.9 points.

Pick OU:
Over (131.5)

The model projects a total 2.3 points higher than the one set by DraftKings for this matchup.

Prediction: Portland State 68, Montana 67

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Examining the Over/Under

  • The Grizzlies’ average implied point total this season is 2.9 more points than their implied total in Saturday’s game (69.9 implied points on average compared to 67 implied points in this game).
  • Montana has outscored this matchup’s implied point total (67) seven times.
  • The Vikings’ average implied point total on the season (75.8 points) is 10.8 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (65 points).
  • Portland State has totaled more than 65 points in five games on the season.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

Montana and Portland State Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 2.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Grizzlies 4-6 1-4 4-6
Vikings 5-5 1-2 2-8

Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Last 5 Games

Montana

Portland State
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/4/2021 Portland State Win 70-64 2/4/2021 Montana Loss 70-64
1/23/2021 Sacramento State Loss 89-83 1/23/2021 Idaho State Win 69-43
1/21/2021 Sacramento State Win 78-66 1/21/2021 Idaho State Loss 64-57
1/16/2021 Northern Arizona Loss 62-58 1/16/2021 Montana State Loss 69-64
1/14/2021 Northern Arizona Win 67-56 1/14/2021 Montana State Loss 71-64

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