Montana vs Portland State: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 4, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 4, 2021

The Montana Grizzlies visit the Portland State Vikings in a matchup of Big Sky teams at Viking Pavilion, starting at 10:05 PM ET on Thursday, February 4. The Grizzlies are  favorites in the game, the first matchup between the teams this season. The matchup has an over/under set at points.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 4, 2021, 2:15 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Montana Betting Information

  • With a mark of 3-6, the Grizzlies have a losing record against the spread this season.
  • The Grizzlies are 1-4 against the spread this season when they are at least a 2.5-point favorite.
  • In 44.4% of their games this season (4/9), the Grizzlies and their opponents have outscored the set over/under.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Montana Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Kyle Owens 14 12.2 6.5 0.8 0.5 0.2 0.6
Brandon Whitney 14 11.9 1.6 2.1 1.1 0.1 0.8
Michael Steadman 14 9.9 5.7 0.3 0.2 0.5 0.0
Robby Beasley III 8 9.5 2.3 1.1 0.5 0.0 1.0
Cameron Parker 14 8.2 2.6 4.2 0.6 0.0 0.7

Portland State Betting Information

  • Portland State has consistently covered the spread this season with a record ATS of 5-4.
  • The Vikings only hold a 1-2 record against the spread this season when they play as at least a 2.5-point underdog.
  • Seven of Portland State’s nine games (77.8%) this season haven’t covered the over/under.
  • The Vikings defeated Idaho State 69-43 in their last outing on Saturday. Khalid Thomas scored a team-high 14 points to lead the team to victory. They covered the spread as 2.5-point favorites, and the teams combined to fall short of the 135 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Portland State Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
James Scott 12 14.1 5.5 2.2 1.6 0.1 1.5
Amari McCray 12 10.7 5.0 0.3 0.9 1.3 0.0
Khalid Thomas 12 10.3 5.1 1.3 1.3 0.7 1.3
Paris Dawson 12 7.6 1.8 1.3 1.0 0.0 1.3
Elijah Hardy 10 6.5 3.1 1.6 0.7 0.1 0.6

Total Facts

  • In Montana’s matchups this season, the Grizzlies and their opponents have exceeded Thursday’s total of 133.5 points six times (50% of opportunities).
  • Five Portland State games this year (50% of its matchups) ended with a final point total greater than Thursday’s point total of 133.5 points.
  • The total for the matchup of 133.5 is 4.6 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Grizzlies (70.4 points per game) and the Vikings (67.7 points per game).
  • These two teams surrender a combined 132.6 points per game, 0.9 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • On average, the Grizzlies have seen a 134.8 over/under in their games this season, 1.3 more points than the over/under in this contest.
  • A difference of 2.5 points separates the average total points bet in Vikings games (136 points) and this matchup’s over/under (133.5 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/30/2020 Portland State Portland State -1 148 -121 -101 Regular Season 88-81 PORTST
1/13/2020 Montana Montana -6.5 143.5 -294 +230 Regular Season 85-70 MONT
3/7/2019 N/A Portland State N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 81-69 PORTST
1/5/2019 N/A Montana N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 77-74 PORTST

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