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    The BYU Cougars (11-5, 1-0 WCC) are 9.5-point favorites as they attempt to extend a six-game winning streak when they host the Portland Pilots (8-8, 0-1 WCC) on Saturday, December 31, 2022 at Marriott Center. The contest airs at 9:00 PM ET. The point total for the matchup is set at 149.5.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Cougars vs. Pilots

    • Game Day: Saturday, December 31, 2022
    • Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
    • Location: Provo, Utah
    • Arena: Marriott Center
    BYU vs Portland Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    BYU -9.5 149.5

    BYU Betting Stats & Information

    • BYU has compiled a 6-3 record in games when it was listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 66.7% of those games).
    • The Cougars have not played a game this season with moneyline odds of -455 or shorter.
    • So far this season, the Cougars have compiled a 6-7-1 record against the spread.
    • The Pilots have a 1-1 record against the spread when an underdog by 9.5 points or more this season.
    • The average point total in BYU’s games this season is 4.7 fewer points than the total of 149.5 in this matchup.

    Portland Betting Stats & Info

    • This season, Portland has been the underdog five times and won one of those games.
    • The Pilots have not entered a game this season as a bigger underdog on the moneyline than the +328 odds on them winning this game.
    • The Pilots’ ATS record is 7-7-0 this season.
    • When they have played as at least 9.5-point underdogs this year, the Pilots are 1-1 against the spread.
    • The average total for Portland’s games this season is 2.8 more points than the point total of 149.5 in this outing.

    BYU vs. Portland Season Stat Comparison

    BYU Rank BYU AVG Portland AVG Portland Rank
    106th 76.1 Points Scored 78.8 53rd
    180th 68.6 Points Allowed 73.4 293rd
    28th 37 Rebounds 32.1 210th
    56th 10.6 Off. Rebounds 7.2 307th
    47th 9.1 3pt Made 9.8 24th
    53rd 15.9 Assists 16.5 28th
    342nd 15.3 Turnovers 13 236th

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    BYU Cougars Leaders

    • The scoring leader for the Cougars this season is Rudi Williams, who averages 13.4 points, 2.7 rebounds, and 3.1 assists per game.
    • Fousseyni Traore leads BYU in rebounding, averaging 8.3 per game, while Dallin Hall leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 3.5 in each contest.
    • Jaxson Robinson makes more threes per game than any other member of the Cougars, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.2 per contest.

    Portland Pilots Leaders

    • The Pilots’ Tyler Robertson racks up enough points (14.8 per game) and assists (5.7 per game) to sit atop the team’s leaderboards.
    • Moses Wood’s stat line of 6.4 rebounds, 13.1 points and 1.9 assists per game helps him grab the top spot on the Portland rebounding leaderboard.
    • Wood is dependable from deep and leads the Pilots with 2.2 made threes per game.

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