Philadelphia 76ers vs Portland Blazers NBA Tips 11/2/2019
Saturday, November 2, 2019
Get todays NBA odds and lines on this game.
Damian Lillard and the Portland Blazers (3-2, 4th in the Northwest Division) host the Philadelphia 76ers (4-0, 1st in the Atlantic Division) at Moda Center on Saturday, November 2, 2019. Philadelphia opens this game as 4 point underdogs. The over/under has been set at 219.
The 76ers are covering the spread 75.0% of the time, having gone 3-1-0 ATS. Portland is covering 80.0% of the time, going 4-1-0 against the spread.
Key Philadelphia 76ers Injuries
10/31/2019 Trey Burke PG Illness Game Time Decision
10/31/2019 Joel Embiid C Suspension Expected to be out until at least Nov 6
10/31/2019 Josh Richardson SG Toe Game Time Decision
10/29/2019 Shake Milton SG Knee Expected to be out until at least Nov 10
Key Portland Blazers Injuries
10/31/2019 Zach Collins PF Shoulder Game Time Decision
10/31/2019 Pau Gasol PF Foot Game Time Decision
7/6/2019 Jusuf Nurkic C Lower Leg Expected to be out until at least Feb 1
Tobias Harris comes into this contest averaging 18.8 points per game while playing 36.5 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 9.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.0 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 79%. Ben Simmons averages 16.5 points per game in 35.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 8.0 assists per contest and 5.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 55% for the year while his free throw percentage is 44%.
Damian Lillard averages 29.2 points per game while playing 37.4 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.6 rebounds per game and has 7.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 88%. CJ McCollum averages 23.0 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 36.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.6 rebounds per contest and 3.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
Philadelphia averages 111.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 14th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 11.0 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 17th. Behind the arc they shoot 31% which is good for 24th in the league. They average 51.3 rebounds per game and 25.0 assists per game, which ranks them 1st and 8th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 2nd with 20.8 per game. The 76ers allow 100.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 4th in the league. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 10th and 8th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.8 rebounds a game which ranks 1st and they give up 18.3 assists per contest, which puts them in 1st place in the league. They force 19.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 26th in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
Portland is 15th in the league with 111.0 points per game this year. They are 19th in the league in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 0.8. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 12th in the NBA. They are 13th in the league in rebounding with 46.8 boards per game, and 30th in assists per contest with 17.4. The Blazers are 18th in turnovers per game with 16.2. The Blazers surrender 110.2 points per contest, which ranks them 16th in the NBA. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 8th and 16th in those defensive statistics. They rank 9th with 21.6 assists allowed per contest and 21st with 47.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Blazers are 19th in the NBA in forcing turnovers with 17.2 per game.
The 76ers are 23rd in the NBA in offensive rating with 104.2, and their defensive rating of 93.9 is ranked 2nd. In terms of pace they are 4th in the league with 107 possessions per 48 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 19th. As a team they are 18th in the NBA in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 17th in the league. Philadelphia is 4th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%, which is 24th in the league.
Portland is 16th in the league in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.6 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 49%, which is 21st in the NBA. The Blazers are 18th in the league in defensive rating with 105.2, and their offensive rating of 106 is ranked 12th. They are 12th in the NBA in pace with 104.7 possessions per 48 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 18th. As a unit they are 15th in the league in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 25th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's 76ers/Blazers NBA game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Philadelphia -4
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of Today's NBA Picks
Get all of Today's Guaranteed Expert NBA Picks