Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Vikings versus the Tommies? Tip off is at at 5:30 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on YT. The game will be played at Dale E. and Sarah Ann Fowler Events Center in Riverside, CA. The Vikings are favored in this non-conference showdown. The game’s over/under is currently at 138 points.
PORTLAND STATE VIKINGS VS ST. THOMAS (MN) TOMMIES BETTING PICK
The Pick: Portland State Vikings -4.5
This game will be played at Dale E. and Sarah Ann Fowler Events Center at 5:30 ET on Sunday, November 19th.
WHY BET THE PORTLAND STATE VIKINGS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 84-64 in favor of the Vikings.
- Not only will Portland State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -4.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 138 points, and we like the over with a projected 148 points.
Can Portland State Secure a Road Victory?
Portland State enters today’s game against St. Thomas (MN) with a perfect 4-0 record this season. In their previous five road games, which includes last year, Portland State has gone 4-1. So far this season, Portland State has a perfect 4-0 record against the spread. When playing away from home, they are also 3-0 vs. the spread. In their last ten road games, Portland State has a solid 6-4 record vs. the spread.
So far, Portland State’s games have averaged 133.5 points per game with the average over/under line being 142.1 points. The Vikings’ last five games have culminated with an average of 70 points per game and an over/under record of 1-3.
In their recent game, the Vikings’ offense concluded with 73 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 70.6 points per contest. The team’s scoring leader is Kaelen Allen, who holds an average of 12 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Isaiah Johnson is averaging 10.2 points per game this season.
This season, the Portland State defense has been impressive, holding the 30th position in the country while permitting an average of 60.8 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Cal Poly, the Mustangs finished with a field goal percentage of 44% and a total of 57 points vs. Portland State.
Can St. Thomas (MN) Secure a Home Victory?
St. Thomas (MN) enters today’s game against Portland State with a 1-3 overall record. When playing on the road, the Tommies have a 0-2 record, while at home they are 1-1. As of today’s game, St. Thomas (MN) holds a 0-4 record against the spread. In home games this season, St. Thomas (MN) is 0-2 vs. the spread, but in their last ten home games they have a solid 6-3-1 ATS record.
Up to this point, games involving St. Thomas (MN) have had an average of 123.2 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 135.1 points. Their over/under record is 0-4-0. The Tommies have seen their last five games conclude with a collective average of 73 points per game and an over/under record of 1-3.
In contrast to their season average of 68.4 points per game, the St. Thomas (MN) had a below average performance. They scored 62 points against California Baptist and had a field goal percentage of 40.4%. Parker Bjorklund led the team in scoring, putting up 17 points. Additionally, Drake Dobbs contributed 10 points for the Tommies.
In the current season, the St. Thomas (MN) defense has excelled, sitting 31st in the nation by allowing 61.0 points per game. So far, the St. Thomas (MN) defense is giving up an average of 6.8 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 9.4 times per game (229th).