Portland State vs Northern Arizona: Big Sky Tournament Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 10, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 10, 2021

The No. 7 seed Portland State Vikings (8-12) are favored by  when they square off the No. 10 seed Northern Arizona Lumberjacks (5-15) in the Big Sky Tournament Wednesday at CenturyLink Arena, beginning at 2:00 PM ET. A guaranteed spot in the NCAA Tournament bracket is on the line as these teams look to claim the Big Sky championship.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 10, 2021, 2:16 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Portland State Betting Information

  • The Vikings have played to a 9-8 record against the spread this season.
  • The Vikings are 2-0 against the spread in 2020-21 when they are at least a 7-point favorite.
  • In 23.5% of its games this season (4/17), Portland State and its opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • The Vikings lost to Southern Utah 73-54 and failed to cover the spread as 4-point underdogs, while falling short of the 146.5 point total in their last contest on Saturday. James Scott totaled a team-high 17 points in the loss.

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 21 13.6 5.0 2.8 1.5 0.0 1.3
Khalid Thomas 21 10.8 4.9 1.1 1.3 0.7 1.3
Amari McCray 12 10.7 5.0 0.3 0.9 1.3 0.0
Paris Dawson 21 8.6 2.3 1.2 1.0 0.0 1.5
Elijah Hardy 19 7.2 2.9 1.2 1.0 0.1 0.8

Northern Arizona Betting Information

  • The Lumberjacks have outperformed the spread so far this season with a record ATS of 10-9-1.
  • An even amount of Northern Arizona’s 20 games this season have gone over the over/under.
  • The Lumberjacks lost 92-62 to Southern Utah in their last outing on Friday. Nik Mains put up a team-high 19 points in the loss. They failed to cover the spread as 8-point underdogs, and the teams combined to go over the 144 point total.

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

Northern Arizona Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Cameron Shelton 19 20.2 5.7 4.0 1.4 0.0 1.2
Luke Avdalovic 17 9.8 1.9 1.2 0.9 0.1 1.9
Nik Mains 19 8.7 3.6 0.5 0.7 0.2 1.5
Carson Towt 19 5.9 4.7 1.3 0.4 0.6 0.0
Keith Haymon 19 5.7 1.8 0.2 0.2 0.0 1.2

Total Facts

  • Portland State and its opponents have gone over Wednesday’s 131 total in 11 out of 20 games (55%) this year.
  • In Northern Arizona’s games this year, the competing teams added up to a higher point total than Wednesday’s matchup point total in 14 out of 20 matchups (70%).
  • Together, the two teams combine for 131.4 points per game, 0.4 points more than the total of 131 for this contest.
  • These two teams surrender a combined 141.7 points per game, 10.7 more than this contest’s over/under.
  • On average, the Vikings have seen a 135.2 over/under in their games this season, 4.2 more points than the over/under in this contest.
  • The over/under for this game is seven points fewer than the average over/under in Lumberjacks games this season (138 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/5/2020 Portland State Portland State -6 157 -267 +209 Regular Season 80-66 PORTST
1/25/2020 N/A Northern Arizona N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 84-82 NAU
2/14/2019 N/A Portland State N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 103-94 PORTST
1/19/2019 N/A Northern Arizona N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 82-75 NAU

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