The Idaho Vandals (0-16) are 8.5-point underdogs as they try to turn around a 16-game losing streak when they host the Portland State Vikings (6-8) on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at Cowan Spectrum. The game airs at 3:00 PM ET. The matchup has an over/under of 138.5 points.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 20, 2021, 2:18 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 (-8.5)

Both DraftKings and the model expect the Vikings to walk away with the win, but the model spread (9.6) is 1.1 points further in their direction.

Pick OU:
Under (138.5)

In this matchup, the model projects a total (137.2 points) marginally lower than the DraftKings over/under (138.5 points).

Prediction: Portland State 73, Idaho 64

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 75.2 this season, which is 1.2 points higher than their implied total in Saturday’s game (74).
  • Portland State has outscored this matchup’s implied point total (74) four times.
  • The Vandals’ average implied point total on the season (75.5 points) is 10.5 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (65 points).
  • Idaho has scored more than 65 points four times this 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 8.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Vikings 7-5 1-0 3-9
Vandals 4-11 0-0 6-9

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
2/18/2021 Idaho Win 84-64 2/18/2021 Portland State Loss 84-64
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

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