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
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.
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)|
Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.
Last 5 Games
|2/12/2021||Simpson (CA)||Win||99-66||2/13/2021||Idaho State||Loss||64-58|
|1/23/2021||Idaho State||Win||69-43||2/4/2021||Eastern Washington||Loss||89-75|
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