Brooklyn Nets at Portland Blazers Basketball Betting Tips and Predictions 3/25/2019
Monday, March 25, 2019
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The Brooklyn Nets travel to Moda Center to play the Portland Blazers on Monday, March 25, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Portland as 5.5 point favorites.
The Nets head into this matchup with a mark of 38-36. They are 4th in the Atlantic Division. They have a point differential of -0.3 as they average 111.6 points per contest while giving up 111.9 per game. The Blazers have an overall record of 45-27 this season. They are 2nd in the Northwest Division. They average 114.1 points per game and surrender 110.4, good for a point differential of 3.7.
Valuable Brooklyn Nets Betting Trends
The Brooklyn Nets are 40-34-0 against the spread
The Brooklyn Nets are 36-37-0 against the over/under
Important Portland Blazers Betting Trends
The Portland Blazers are 40-32-0 against the spread
The Portland Blazers are 38-34-0 against the over/under
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
03/23/19 G Allen Crabbe Knee is questionable Monday vs Portland
Key Portland Blazers Injuries
03/17/19 G CJ McCollum Knee is out indefinitely
D'Angelo Russell comes into this contest averaging 20.7 points per game while playing 30.1 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 6.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 79%. Joe Harris averages 13.5 points per game in 29.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.4 assists per contest and 3.6 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Damian Lillard averages 26.3 points per game while playing 35.5 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per game and has 6.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 91%. Jusuf Nurkic averages 15.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 10.3 rebounds per contest and 3.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
Brooklyn averages 111.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 18th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is -0.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 24th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 15th in the league. They average 46.0 rebounds per game and 23.8 assists per game, which ranks them 12th and 19th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 6th with 15.1 per game. The Nets allow 111.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 18th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 13th and 2nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 46.4 rebounds a game which ranks 24th and they give up 23.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 8th place in the league. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 14th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Portland is 9th in the league with 114.1 points per game this year. They are 12th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 3.7. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 8th in the NBA. They are 3rd in the league in rebounding with 47.6 boards per game, and 25th in assists per contest with 22.8. The Blazers are 18th in turnovers per game with 14.0. The Blazers surrender 110.4 points per contest, which ranks them 14th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 14th and 26th in those defensive statistics. They rank 6th with 23.1 assists allowed per contest and 3rd with 42.9 rebounds surrendered per game. The Blazers are 2nd in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 12.5 per game.
The Nets are 19th in the NBA in offensive rating with 109.3, and their defensive rating of 109.6 is ranked 13th. In terms of pace they are 11th in the league with 100.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 18th. As a team they are 15th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 4th in the league. Brooklyn is 8th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 26th in the league.
Portland is 19th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.1 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 52%, which is 18th in the NBA. The Blazers are 4th in the league in defensive rating with 110.4, and their offensive rating of 114.1 is ranked 17th. They are 18th in the NBA in pace with 99.3 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 13th. As a unit they are 10th in the league in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 17th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's Nets/Blazers NBA game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Brooklyn +5.5
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