Brooklyn Nets vs Portland Blazers Basketball Betting Tips 11/8/2019
Friday, November 8, 2019
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Kyrie Irving and the Brooklyn Nets (3-4, 4th in the Atlantic Division) travel to Moda Center on Friday where they'll take on the Portland Blazers (3-4, 4th in the Northwest Division). The line on this matchup has Portland as 3.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 231.5.
The Nets cover 28.6% of the time, having gone 2-5-0 ATS. Portland is covering 66.7% of the time, going 4-2-1 against the spread.
Key Brooklyn Nets Injuries
11/4/2019 DeAndre Jordan C Ankle Game Time Decision
10/31/2019 Kevin Durant SF Achilles Out for the season
Key Portland Blazers Injuries
11/6/2019 Pau Gasol PF Foot Expected to be out until at least Nov 8
11/5/2019 Zach Collins PF Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Mar 6
7/6/2019 Jusuf Nurkic C Lower Leg Expected to be out until at least Feb 1
Caris LeVert averages 19.4 points per game in 32.6 minutes per contest. He averages 3.7 assists per contest and 4.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 64%. Kyrie Irving comes into this contest averaging 31.7 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per night. He pulls down 6.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 7.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is at 93%.
CJ McCollum averages 20.7 points per game and he sees the court an average of 36.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.1 rebounds per contest and 3.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 91%. Damian Lillard averages 31.1 points per game while playing 37.7 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.0 rebounds per game and has 7.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is at 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Nets allow 120.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 27th in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc, ranking them 17th and 24th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.0 rebounds a game which ranks 5th, and they give up 22.6 assists per contest which puts them in 11th place in the league. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the league. Brooklyn averages 121.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 2nd in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 0.7 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 3rd. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 1st in the league. They average 49.9 rebounds per game and 24.4 assists per contest, which ranks them 2nd and 13th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 1st with 19.9 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Blazers surrender 115.3 points per contest, which ranks them 23rd in the NBA. Their defense allows a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 14th and 13th in those defensive statistics. They rank 21st with 24.6 assists allowed per contest, and 21st with 47.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Blazers are 11th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 15.3 per game. Portland is 10th in the league with 114.4 points per game this year. They are 8th in the league in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is -0.9. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 5th in the NBA. They are 20th in the league in rebounding with 44.9 boards per game and 30th in assists per contest with 17.7. The Blazers are 23rd in turnovers per game with 15.0.
The Nets are 5th in the NBA in offensive rating with 110.1, and their defensive rating of 109.4 is ranked 20th. In terms of pace they are 5th in the league with 106.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 2nd. As a team they are 4th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 9th in the league. Brooklyn is 4th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions while forcing 11.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%, which is 13th in the league.
Portland is 21st in the NBA in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 13 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 51%, which is 19th in the league. The Blazers are 6th in the NBA in offensive rating with 110.1, and their defensive rating of 110.9 is ranked 22nd. In terms of pace they are 10th in the league with 103.9 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 9th. As a team they are 8th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 18th in the league.
Who will win tonight's Nets/Blazers NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Brooklyn -3.5
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