Portland State vs. Northern Arizona - 3/3/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Northern Arizona Lumberjacks (5-22) at Portland State Vikings (10-17)
College Basketball: Thursday, March 3, 2016 at 10:05 pm (Peter W Stott Center)
The Line: Portland State Vikings -11.5 -- Over/Under: 156 See the Latest Odds
The Portland State Vikings and the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks face off on Thursday in Big Sky Conference college basketball action.
The Portland State Vikings are 10-17 this season and they have won two of their last three games. Portland State is averaging 75.1 points per game and they are shooting 46.5 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 78.2 points and their opponents are shooting 47.2 percent. Cameron Forte leads the Vikings averaging 18.5 points and 9.2 rebounds per game. Isaiah Pineiro is averaging 11.5 points and 5.5 rebounds, Bryce White is averaging 11.5 points, and Calaen Robinson is averaging 10.1 points. Portland State is 6-6 at home and 6-10 in the Big Sky.
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The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks are 5-22 this season and they have lost four of their last five games. Northern Arizona is averaging 68 points per game and they are shooting 38.9 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 83.6 points and their opponents are shooting 48.8 percent. Kris Yanku leads the Lumberjacks averaging 14.6 points and 5.6 rebounds per game. Ako Kaluna is averaging 12.4 points and 6.7 rebounds, Torry Johnson is averaging 9.4 points, and Mike Green is averaging 8.3 points. Northern Arizona is 1-13 on the road and 3-13 in Big Sky Conference games.
Portland State is 4-1 against the spread in their last five games, 3-1-1 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread, and 1-3-1 against the spread following a win. Northern Arizona is 7-15 against the spread in their last 22 games, 1-4 against the spread in their last five road games, and 3-7 against the spread following a double-digit home loss. Northern Arizona is 5-0-1 against the spread in their last six games against Portland State.
This is a big number and two bad teams but I will lay the points with Portland State but I am not overly confident.