Who's Playing

Portland @ Montana State

Current Records: Portland 8-5; Montana State 7-4

What to Know

The Portland Pilots will head out on the road to face off against the Montana State Bobcats at 4 p.m. ET Sunday at Max Worthington Arena. Montana State will be strutting in after a win while the Pilots will be stumbling in from a loss.

This past Friday, Portland lost to the San Jose State Spartans at home by a decisive 90-78 margin. Four players on Portland scored in the double digits: guard Mike Meadows (16), guard Chris Austin (14), forward Moses Wood (14), and guard Tyler Robertson (14).

Meanwhile, Montana State beat the St. Thomas (MN) Tommies 72-65 two weeks ago.

Portland have to know they'll be fighting an uphill battle given the 10.50 point spread they are up against. They have failed bettors playing the spread in their past four games, so buyers beware.

The Pilots were close but no cigar in the teams' previous meeting in November as they fell 69-66 to the Bobcats. Can Portland avenge their defeat, or is history doomed to repeat itself? We'll soon find out.

How To Watch

  • When: Sunday at 4 p.m. ET
  • Where: Max Worthington Arena -- Bozeman, Montana
  • Follow: CBS Sports App


The Bobcats are a big 10.5-point favorite against the Pilots, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Bobcats as an 11-point favorite.

Over/Under: -110

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Series History

Montana State and Portland both have one win in their last two games.

  • Nov 26, 2021 - Montana State 69 vs. Portland 66
  • Dec 22, 2020 - Portland 62 vs. Montana State 59

Injury Report for Montana State

No Injury Information

Injury Report for Portland

  • Jack Perry: Game-Time Decision (Undisclosed)