Nevada vs. Portland State - 11/25/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Portland State Vikings (2-1) at Nevada Wolf Pack (3-1)
College Basketball: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 10:00 pm (Lawlor Events Center)
The Line: Nevada Wolf Pack -11 -- Over/Under: 145.5 See the Latest Odds
The Portland State Vikings and Nevada Wolf Pack square off Wednesday night at the Lawlor Events Center.
The Portland State Vikings look for their third straight win to get off to a solid start. The Portland State Vikings are averaging 75.5 points on 47.2 percent shooting and allowing 71.5 points on 34.1 percent shooting. Cameron Forte is averaging 19.3 points and 8.7 rebounds while Bryce White is averaging 14.3 points and three assists. Calaen Robinson is dishing 2.3 assists and Isaiah Pineiro is grabbing 6.7 rebounds. The Portland State Vikings are shooting 35.8 percent from beyond the arc and 63.4 percent from the free throw line. Portland State has five players averaging at least 9.3 points and has 134 rebounds in just three games. The Portland State Vikings have lost five of their last eight road games.
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The Nevada Wolf Pack look to pick up already their fourth victory of the season. The Nevada Wolf Pack are averaging 79 points on 41.5 percent shooting and allowing 69 points on 34.3 percent shooting. Marqueze Coleman is averaging 24.8 points and 2.8 assists while D.J. Fenner is averaging 15.8 points and 7.3 rebounds. Tyron Criswell is the third double-digit scorer and AJ West is grabbing 11.3 rebounds. The Nevada Wolf Pack are shooting 25.4 percent from beyond the arc and 71.9 percent from the free throw line. Nevada has snagged 185 rebounds in four games and is holding teams to just 25 percent shooting from deep. The Nevada Wolf Pack have lost six of their last eight home games.
The Vikings are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 non-conference games and 4-9 ATS in their last 13 Wednesday games. The Wolf Pack are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 non-conference games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS loss.
Nevada is a very balanced basketball team, and this is the first home game of the year for the Wolf Pack. Portland State has played a couple of cupcakes and hasn't had much overall success playing on the road. I'll take the Wolf Pack by double digits.