Portland Pilots vs. Florida A&M Rattlers - 12/16/19 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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Florida A&M Rattlers at Portland Pilots

Monday, December 16, 2019 at 10:00 PM (Chiles Center )

Portland -11.5 O/U 131.5

In this matchup the Florida A&M Rattlers are traveling to the Chiles Center in Portland, Oregon to face off against the Portland Pilots. Florida A&M comes into this game 0-7 on the year and 0-5 away. The Rattlers are coming off a 72-43 loss against the Tennessee Volunteers. Portland is coming into this game 7-3 on the year and 5-1 at home. The Pilots are coming into this game off 22-point win.

 

Florida A&M is averaging 55.4 points a game and allow 76.9 points a game. The Rattlers are led by sophomore guard MJ Randolph. Randolph leads the team averaging only 9.6 per game. Along with the points MJ averages 5.1 rebounds a game as well. As a team the Rattlers have had a lot of problems scoring the ball and need to figure something out if they want a chance to stay with this talented Portland team.

 

The Portland Pilots come into this game averaging 72.5 points a game and allow just 62.3 points a game. The Pilots are led by senior guard Isaiah White. White is averaging 15.0 points a game and is also averaging 3.2 assist a game. White is coming off a 16-point outing in Portland’s last game.

 

Recent Betting Trends

 

Portland is 6-2 ATS this year.

 

Portland is 1-2 ATS in their last 3 games.

 

Florida A&M is 3-1 ATS in their last 4 games.

 

Florida A&M is 4-3 ATS on the year.

 

In this matchup I like the Pilots to win and cover the spread. Portland is too good at home and Florida A&M has been very bad at scoring the ball just averaging 55.4 points a game. Not only can the Rattlers not score the ball, the Pilots only allow 62.3 points a game. Final score prediction, the Portland Pilots win and cover the spread 74-57.

Nate’s Pick Portland -11.5

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.