The CSUN Matadors (2-7) visit Portland State to take on the Vikings (3-5) in what should be a fast-paced game. Action gets underway at 10:35 p.m. ET on Friday, December 6, 2019.
CSUN Matadors at Portland State Vikings ATS Preview
The Matadors defeated the Portland Pilots in their last matchup, 71-64. Terrell Gomez was the top scorer from either team with 28 points on 8-for-21 shooting. CSUN played a nearly flawless game. They had a turnover percentage of 13.1 (better than their season average of 17.4) and an effective field goal percentage of 0.444 (below their season average of 0.494). Portland put up marks of 16.4 and 0.371, respectively, for those same stats.
In the Vikings’ previous game, they were topped by the Oregon State Beavers, 81-76. Holland Woods led Portland State in scoring with 23 points on 7-for-16 shooting. Oregon State had a free throw rate of 0.278 (above their season average of 0.252). Portland State, on the other hand, held the Beavers to an offensive rebounding percentage of 18.5 (below their season average of 29.1).
There could be a fair amount of transition action in this battle that features a pair of the nation’s more fast-breaking teams. Portland State ranks 53rd in possessions per game (72.2) and CSUN is 60th (72.0) since the 2018-19 season.
CSUN Matadors vs. Portland State Vikings Odds Prediction
College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Portland State, ATS Winner – Portland State, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
Portland State ranks 42nd in three pointers allowed per game (19.5) while CSUN ranks 235th (23.6).