Sacramento State vs Portland State Prediction - Basketball Picks 2/27/23
Portland State Vikings (12-17) vs Sacramento State Hornets (13-17)
Game Info: Monday, February 27, 2023 at 10:00 pm (The Viking Pavilion)
Betting Odds: Portland State Vikings -3.5 -- Over/Under: 143.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Sacramento State Hornets and Portland State Vikings face off on Monday in a college basketball showdown at the Stott Center. When these two teams faced off on December 31st it was Sacramento State that secured the 74-63 victory.
Sacramento State Betting Preview
Sacramento State comes into this game with a 13-17 record overall and they have gone 14-14 against the spread. In the last game against Montana, Sacramento State scored 72 points but it wasn’t enough as they gave up 74 points. Sacramento State is averaging 65.8 points while their defense is giving up 67.5 points per game. Zach Chappell is having a strong season averaging 13.5 points while shooting 41.6 percent from the field and 36.4 percent from behind the three point line.
Portland State Betting Preview
On the other side of this matchup is Portland State who sits with a 12-17 record and they have gone 10-17 against the spread. In the last game against Montana State, the defense gave up 91 points and that led to the 13 point defeat. Cameron Parker had a strong game finishing with 26 points, four assists and two rebounds. Portland State is averaging 76.2 points while their defense is giving up 75.2 points per game. Cameron Parker is averaging 17.9 points while shooting 52.3 percent from the field and 42.2 percent from behind the three point line. In this game the defense is going to need to be good.
Sacramento State vs Portland State Trends
Portland State is 5-1 against the spread in their last six games played on Monday. The over is 5-1 in Portland State’s last six games overall. The over is 17-4 in Portland State’s last 12 games on Monday. Portland State is 1-5 against the spread in their last six games following an against the spread loss.
Shane’s Free Pick
Portland State likes to push and they are currently averaging 72.6 points per game. The Sacramento State defense isn’t going to have an answer for the offense, and that will be the difference here as the Vikings are going to find success. Back Portland State to come away with a cover of the spread.