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Two teams flirting with the 8th and final playoff place of the West are clashing tonight, when the ninth Portland Trail Blazers (23-28), are hosting the tenth San Antonio Spurs (22-28), with both teams looking to bounce back after their latest defeats.
Date/Time: 02-06-2020, 22:00 EDT
Spread: Portland Trail Blazers -3.5
Portland Trail Blazers have a 23-28 record (20-29-2 against the spread) and are sitting in the 9th place of the West. In their last game they saw a four-game winning streak getting snapped by losing on the road against the Nuggets with a 99-127 score, not beating the odds. Damian Lillard with leads the team both in scoring 29.7 ppg and in assists made with 7.9, adding 4.3 rebounds per game. CJ McCollum follows with 21.4 ppg, 4 rebounds and 3.7 assists per game.
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San Antonio Spurs have a 22-28 record (22-27-1 against the spread) and sitting in the 10th place of the West. They have back-to-back losses and in their last game they lost on the road against the Lakers with a 102-129 score, not beating the odds. DeMar DeRozan leads the team both in scoring with 23.2 ppg and in assists made with 5.2 per game. He also adds 5.7 rebounds, while LaMarcus Aldridge follows with 18.8 ppg and a team high 7.4 rebounds per game.
Both teams are tied 1-1 wins so far this season (Blazers won on the road 5 points and Spurs at home by 3). Blazers are 13-11 at home, while the Spurs are 8-16 on the road. Both teams are very close offensively, scoring 113.3 and 113.2 ppg, while Spurs are better defensively, allowing 114.1 ppg to Blazers’ 115. Spurs have a better field goal percentage (47.1% to 45.5%), while both teams have a similar 3-point percentage (36.8% to 36.7%). They are also very close both in rebounding (45.8 to 45.4) and in turnovers committed (12.6 to 12.9), while Spurs are better in assists made (24.5 to 20). Bookmakers give the Blazers a -3.5 spread and expect them to beat the odds for the home win against a weak on the road Spurs team.
San Antonio Spurs vs Portland Trail Blazers Pick: Portland Trail Blazers -3.5 (-110)
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