Seattle Redhawks vs. Portland Pilots ATS Prediction


The Seattle Redhawks (9-3) will travel to the Earle A. Chiles Center to take on the Portland Pilots (6-6). The game begins at 10 p.m. ET on Monday, December 17, 2018.

Seattle Redhawks at Portland Pilots ATS Odds

In their last game, the Pilots were victorious over the Multnomah Lions, 111-103, while the Redhawks lost big to the Stanford Cardinal, 96-74.

Portland dominated nearly every facet of the game. They had an offensive rebounding percentage of 30.8 and a free throw rate of 0.231. For those same stats, Multnomah recorded marks of 12.2 and 0.092, respectively. Seattle, meanwhile, had a better turnover percentage (13.1 vs. 15.6). Josh McSwiggan had a good game for Portland with 37 points and 11 rebounds. Terrell Brown, meanwhile had a good game for Seattle, contributing 16 points and six rebounds.

The Redhawks won the lone game between these two teams last year, 89-76. The Redhawks’ turnover percentage was their biggest advantage over the Pilots. Seattle had a rate of 10.6, while Portland posted a mark of 16.6. This is the first time these teams will battle this year.

Marcus Shaver Jr. has been playing at a high level as of late for Portland, averaging 0 points over the last five games.

Second-chance opportunities could be hard to find for Portland in this meeting. The Pilots are among the NCAA’s elite on the offensive glass, ranking 324th in offensive rebounding percentage at 22.4 percent. Meanwhile, Seattle ranks 34th in the nation at corralling defensive rebounds with a defensive rebounding percentage of 76.3 percent. The Redhawks should have an edge in terms of ball protection. They rank 21st at avoiding errors (turnover percentage of 15.7 percent). Conversely, the Pilots force the 20th-fewest turnovers in the nation (opponents’ turnover percentage of 15.8 percent).

Seattle Redhawks vs. Portland Pilots Betting Pick

Prediction: SU Winner – Portland, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • Seattle ranks fifth in assists allowed per game (8.8) while Portland ranks 224th (16.0).
  • The Redhawks rank 35th in steals allowed per game (5.3) while the Pilots rank 67th (5.8).
  • Portland blocks 4.3 opponent shots per game, which ranks 49th in the nation. Seattle ranks 72nd in blocks allowed per game (3.0).
  • The Redhawks rank 88th in three pointers allowed per game (21.3) while the Pilots rank 242nd (26.8).
  • Seattle averages 37.8 rebounds per game, which ranks 85th in the country. Portland ranks 215th in rebounds allowed per game (38.2).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Pilots have scored an average of 81.0 points per game (6.1 above their season average) and allowed an average of 79.4 points per game (2.1 above their season average).
  • The Redhawks\u2019 average margin of victory in their last five games has been 7.0, down from 11.9 for the season.