Cal Poly Mustangs at Portland Pilots Betting Prediction

Daniel GimenezBasketball, College Basketball

The Cal Poly Mustangs (1-3) will travel to the Earle A. Chiles Center to square off with the Portland Pilots (4-2). The game is scheduled to start at 10 p.m. ET on Friday, November 23, 2018.

Cal Poly Mustangs at Portland Pilots Betting Odds

In their last game, the Pilots beat the USC Upstate Spartans, 73-56, while the Mustangs lost to the Texas State Bobcats, 54-42.

Portland played a nearly flawless game. They had an effective field goal percentage of 0.500 (below their season average of 0.532) and a free throw rate of 0.237 (below their season average of 0.300). For those same stats, USC Upstate was 0.346 and 0.169, respectively. Cal Poly, meanwhile, had a free throw rate of 0.220 (above their season average of 0.180). Marcus Shaver Jr. put together a solid outing for Portland with 13 points and five rebounds. Meanwhile, Cal Poly was led by Donovan Fields, who finished with 11 points.

There’s a decent chance that Cal Poly struggles to create turnovers. Since last season, Portland ranks 72nd in the nation at avoiding errors (turnover percentage of 17.1 percent), while Cal Poly has forced the 41st-fewest turnovers (16.6 percent). ,

Cal Poly Mustangs vs. Portland Pilots Pick

Prediction: SU Winner – Portland, ATS Winner – Cal Poly, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Cal Poly ranks 38th in three pointers allowed per game (19.4) while Portland ranks 298th (25.6).
  • The Mustangs average 33.1 rebounds per game, which ranks 278th in the country. The Pilots rank 236th in rebounds allowed per game (36.5).
  • Portland ranks 263rd in assists per game (12.2) while Cal Poly ranks 277th (11.9).
  • The Pilots rank 40th in blocks allowed per game (2.6) while the Mustangs rank 147th (3.3).
  • Portland ranks 44th in steals allowed per game (5.3) while Cal Poly ranks 116th (5.9).