Portland State vs Idaho: College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – February 18, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on February 18, 2021 - Last Updated on February 20, 2021

The Idaho Vandals (0-15) will look to break a 15-game losing streak when they visit the Portland State Vikings (5-8) on Thursday, February 18, 2021 at Viking Pavilion as heavy, 12-point underdogs. The matchup airs at 10:05 PM ET. The matchup has an over/under of 138 points.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 18, 2021, 2:15 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 (-12)

The model projects the Vikings to win, just as DraftKings does, but the model favors them by slightly more points (13.6 to 12).

Pick OU:
Under (138)

In this game, the model projects a total (136.4 points) marginally lower than the DraftKings over/under (138 points).

Prediction: Portland State 75, Idaho 61

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 Vikings have an average implied point total of 75.1 this season, which is 0.1 points higher than their implied total in Thursday’s game (75).
  • So far this season, Portland State has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (75) two times.
  • The Vandals’ average implied point total on the season (75.5 points) is 12.5 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (63 points).
  • Idaho has scored more than 63 points five times on the season.

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

Portland State and Idaho Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 12+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Vikings 6-5 0-0 2-9
Vandals 4-10 0-0 5-9

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

Last 5 Games

Portland State

Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/12/2021 Simpson (CA) Win 99-66 2/13/2021 Idaho State Loss 64-58
2/6/2021 Montana Win 61-56 2/11/2021 Idaho State Loss 69-43
2/4/2021 Montana Loss 70-64 2/6/2021 Eastern Washington Loss 90-64
1/23/2021 Idaho State Win 69-43 2/4/2021 Eastern Washington Loss 89-75
1/21/2021 Idaho State Loss 64-57 1/30/2021 Weber State Loss 81-62

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