Portland Trail Blazers vs Brooklyn Nets Prediction, Pick and Preview, November 17 (11/17): NBA
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- Nov 17, 2022, 7:25:25 PM
|Time||10:00 p.m. EST|
|Trail Blazers money line||-140|
|Trail Blazers spread||-2.5 (-110)|
|Nets money line||+120|
|Nets spread||+2.5 (-110)|
|Over / under||222.5|
2022-2023 season stats
|Portland Trail Blazers||Brooklyn Nets|
|Home / road record||4-2||3-5|
|Points per game||109.78||110.00|
|Points allowed per game||107.00||111.00|
|Rebounds per game||43.00||40.00|
|Rebounds allowed per game||41.00||48.00|
|Over / under record||5-8-1||6-9|
The Portland Trail Blazers continue at home and will host the Brooklyn Nets at the Moda Center at the Rose Quarter on Thursday night. These teams met 2 times last season and they tied 1-1, each one took the win at home.
Portland Trail Blazers
The Blazers have won 4 of their last 5 games of the season and are 4-2 at home so far with a 10-4 record overall ranking 1st in the Northwest division. In their last game at home, they beat the Spurs 117-110. Jerami Grant scored 29 points. Anfernee Simons added 23 points and Damian Lillard had 22 and 11 assists.
Damian Lillard is scoring 27.9 points per game with 4.8 assists for the Trail Blazers. Jusuf Nurkic is averaging 10.6 rebounds for Portland.
The team is 6-4 in the last 10 games, averaging 106.8 points, 42.4 rebounds, 23.1 assists, 8.3 steals and 4.3 blocks per game while shooting 44.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 107.6 points per game.
The Nets get here with a 6-9 record and are 3-5 on the road so far this season ranking 5th in the Atlantic. In their last game on the road they were outscored by the Kings 153-121. Kevin Durant scored 27 points to lead Brooklyn but the Nets had no answers defensively against Sacramento. The 153 points allowed were the most ever in a regulation game in Nets history.
Kevin Durant leads the team with 30.3 points per game and 5.3 assists per game while Claxton is grabbing 8.5 rebounds per game for the Nets.
In their last 10 games the Nets are 5-5, averaging 109.5 points, 45.0 rebounds, 25.1 assists, 8.1 steals and 6.6 blocks per game while shooting 48.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 106.5 points per game
Brooklyn are 6-13 SU in their last 19 games.
Brooklyn are 5-13 SU in their last 18 games against Portland.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Brooklyn's last 7 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Brooklyn's last 5 games when playing on the road against Portland.
Portland are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Portland's last 19 games.
Portland are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Portland's last 6 games against Brooklyn.
The Nets have been awful lately and are coming from allow 153 points against the Kings and even as they scored 121 points if they don't play defense they will continue to lose games. The Blazers have been great so far this season and are allowing 106 points per game. They're also 13-5 in the last 18 games vs Nets. Kurkic is likely to play this game which is great news for the team. With Kyrie Irving still out I don't see how the Nets can beat the Blazers on the road. take the Blazers.
PICK: Blazers -2.5 (-110)
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