Monday, April 10, 2017
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The San Antonio Spurs travel to Moda Center to play the Portland Blazers on Monday, April 10, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has San Antonio as 3.5 point favorites.
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The Spurs come into this game with an overall record of 61-19. They are 1st in the Southwest Division. They currently have a point differential of 7.4 as they are averaging 105.5 points per game while giving up 98.1 per contest. The Blazers have an overall record of 40-40. They currently are 3rd in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 108.2 points per game and surrendering 108.7, good for a point differential of -0.5.
Valuable San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 42-38-0 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 41-37-2 against the over/under
Important Portland Blazers Betting Trends
The Portland Blazers are 39-41-0 against the spread
The Portland Blazers are 43-37-0 against the over/under
Key San Antonio Spurs Injuries
04/08/17 G Danny Green Quad "?" Monday vs. Portland
03/19/17 PG Dejounte Murray Groin out indefinitely
Key Portland Blazers Injuries
04/08/17 G Allen Crabbe Foot "?" Monday vs. San Antonio
03/31/17 C Jusuf Nurkic Leg out indefinitely
03/18/17 C Festus Ezeli Knee out for season
03/01/17 F Ed Davis Shoulder out for season
Pau Gasol comes into this contest averaging 12.5 points per game while playing 25.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Spurs. He pulls down 7.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage is currently at 70%. Kawhi Leonard averages 25.8 points per game in 33.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.6 assists per contest and 5.9 rebounds per game for San Antonio. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%.
C.J. McCollum averages 23 points per game while playing 35 minutes per contest this year for the Blazers. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per game and has 3.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 91%. Damian Lillard averages 27 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 35.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.9 rebounds per contest and 5.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
San Antonio averages 105.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 15th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 7.44 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 6th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 1st in the league. They average 43.9 rebounds per game and 24 assists per game which ranks them 10th and 6th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 21st with 13.4 per game. The Spurs allow 98.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 4th and 4th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 41.5 rebounds a game which ranks 5th and they give up 21.4 assists per contest which puts them in 7th place in the league. They force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Portland averages 108.2 points per game this year which ranks them 7th in the league. Their average scoring margin is -0.51 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 13th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 8th in the NBA. They average 43.5 rebounds per game and 21.2 assists per contest which ranks them 17th and 23rd respectively. In the turnover department the Blazers rank 17th with 13.6 per game. The Blazers allow 108.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 25th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 13th and 26th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 44 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 20.6 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the league. The Blazers force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the NBA.
The Spurs have an offensive rating of 111.2 and a defensive rating of 103.4. In terms of pace they average 94.3 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 28% of their shots. San Antonio turns the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 49%.
The Blazers rating on offense is 110.4 and they have a defensive rating of 110.9. They get 96.7 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 52%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they attempt 3 pointers on 32% of their shot attempts. Portland turns the ball over on 12.4 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 11.6 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%.
Who will win tonight's Spurs/Blazers NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Portland +3.5
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