The Portland State Vikings (3-4) will travel to Gill Coliseum to square off against the Oregon State Beavers (6-1). Action gets underway at 6 p.m. ET on Sunday, December 1, 2019, and can be seen on Pac-12 Network.
Portland State Vikings at Oregon State Beavers Betting Odds
In their last matchup, the Beavers had no trouble getting past the San Jose State Spartans, 83-48, while the Vikings were beaten by the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos, 81-70.
The Beavers had an absurd effective field goal percentage of 0.642 (above their season average of 0.538), while the Spartans had a turnover percentage of 21.8 (above the 15.6 mark opponents have averaged against Oregon State this season). Portland State, meanwhile, did a fantastic job of making free throws (13-18; 72.2 percent). Alfred Hollins was a key piece for Oregon State with 16 points and six rebounds. Meanwhile, Holland Woods had a good outing for Portland State, contributing 22 points and five assists.
The prolific offense of Oregon State will clash against the bottom-tier defense of Portland State. Dating back to last season, the Beavers rank 49th in offensive efficiency, while the Vikings are 262nd in defensive efficiency. The Beavers figure to have the edge on that side of the ball. This contest should be a matchup of contrasting tempos. The fast-breaking Vikings rank 46th in possessions per game, while the more half-court oriented Beavers rank 276th.
Portland State Vikings at Oregon State Beavers Betting Pick
Free Pick: SU Winner – Oregon State, ATS Winner – Oregon State, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
- Oregon State averages 15.3 assists per game, which ranks 39th in the country. Portland State ranks 275th in assists allowed per game (14.6).
- The Vikings rank 17th in rebounds per game (39.5) while the Beavers rank 160th (35.6).
- Portland State ranks 139th in three pointers attempted per game (23.0) while Oregon State ranks 248th (20.3).
- The Vikings rank 17th in steals per game (8.6) while the Beavers rank 185th (6.1).
- Oregon State averages 5.5 blocks per game, which ranks fourth in the country. Portland State ranks 169th in blocks allowed per game (3.4).