Brooklyn Nets at Portland Blazers NBA Picks & Predictions 11/10/2017
Friday, November 10, 2017
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The Brooklyn Nets travel to Moda Center to play the Portland Blazers on Friday, November 10, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has Portland as 8.5 point favorites.
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The Nets come into this game with an overall record of 4-7. They are 5th in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of -4.3 as they are averaging 111.9 points per game while giving up 116.2 per contest. The Blazers have an overall record of 6-5. They currently are 2nd in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 106.3 points per game and surrendering 100.6, good for a point differential of 5.7.
Valuable Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 6-5-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 6-5-0 against the over/under
Important Portland Blazers Betting Trends
The Portland Blazers are 4-6-1 against the spread
The Portland Blazers are 4-7-0 against the over/under
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
11/07/17 F Rondae Hollis-Jefferson Hip is "?" Friday vs. Portland
11/07/17 PF Trevor Booker Back is "?" Friday vs. Portland
10/19/17 PG Jeremy Lin Knee is out for season
Key Portland Blazers Injuries
11/03/17 F Al-Farouq Aminu Ankle is out indefinitely
10/28/17 F Meyers Leonard Ankle is out indefinitely
D'Angelo Russell comes into this contest averaging 20.4 points per game while playing 27.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Nets. He pulls down 4.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is currently at 71%. DeMarre Carroll averages 13.2 points per game in 28.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 6.8 rebounds per game for Brooklyn. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%.
C.J. McCollum averages 23.5 points per game while playing 36.5 minutes per contest this year for the Blazers. He grabs 4.4 rebounds per game and has 2.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 83%. Damian Lillard averages 25.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.4 rebounds per contest and 6.5 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 94%.
Useful Team Statistics
Brooklyn averages 111.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 2nd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -4.27 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 27th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 26th in the league. They average 45.5 rebounds per game and 21.5 assists per game, which ranks them 11th and 19th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 9th with 16.4 per game. The Nets allow 116.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 30th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc, ranking them 21st and 15th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 49.9 rebounds a game which ranks 30th and they give up 22.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 14th place in the league. They force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Portland is 14th in the league with 106.3 points per game this year. They are 25th in the league in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 5.64. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 5th in the NBA. They are 2nd in the league in rebounding with 48 boards per game, and 29th in assists per contest with 18.6. The Blazers are 18th in turnovers per game with 15.3. The Blazers surrender 100.6 points per contest, which ranks them 6th in the NBA. Their defense is allowing a 44% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 7th and 6th in those defensive statistics. They rank 1st with 16.4 assists allowed per contest and 2nd with 40.1 rebounds surrendered per game. The Blazers are 3rd in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 13.7 per game this season.
The Nets are 20th in the NBA in offensive rating with 104.9, and their defensive rating of 108.9 is ranked 9th. In terms of pace they are 1st in the league with 106.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 25th. As a team they are 24th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 9th in the league. Brooklyn is 20th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13.2 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 16th in the league.
Portland is 21st in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 12.7 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 26th in the NBA. The Blazers are 12th in the league in defensive rating with 102.5, and their offensive rating of 108.3 is ranked 28th. They are 19th in the NBA in pace with 97.2 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 26th. As a unit they are 18th in the league in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 29% of their shot attempts, ranking 24th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Nets/Blazers NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Brooklyn +8.5
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